Deceased senior citizen: Kin can still claim Cebu City aid but …

Ferlyn Batiancila, Lyle Andales 06/20/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Relatives of deceased senior citizens can still claim the stipend allotted by the Cebu City government, provided they can prove their relationship to the beneficiary. Reynaldo Abesia, the administrative head of the Office…

Cebu City cash aid for senior citizens set on June 14 and 15

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 06/03/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The distribution of cash aid for the senior citizens in Cebu City for the second quarter of 2024 is set on June 14 and 15, the acting mayor confirmed. Cebu City Acting Mayor…

Cebu City Office of Senior Citizen Affairs eyes lowering age requirement for partial centenarian aid

Pia Piquero 05/15/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Office of Senior Citizen Affairs (OSCA) here plans to propose to the Cebu City Council the lowering of the age requirement for partial centenarian aid from 80 to 70. OSCA head Homer…

Cebu City’s Office for Senior Citizens seeks additional P48M to bridge budget deficit

Pia Piquero 05/15/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Office of Senior Citizen Affairs (OSCA) here has recognized a shortfall in its budget allocation for the needs of the elderly and requested additional funds to supplement its annual budget this year.…

Project S.O.S. seen to enhance services for seniors in Mandaue

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/14/2024

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Mandaue City is implementing a One-Stop-Shop project to further enhance its services for senior citizens. Called “Project S.O.S” or “Solving Mandaue City’s Ageing Problem Tomorrow, Today,” this will focus on making sustainable services…

Indigent senior citizens’ social pension budget doubled for 2024

05/05/2024

The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has released a substantial sum of P49.807 billion to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) chargeable against the FY 2024 General Appropriations Act (GAA) to cover the increased…

Mandaue senior citizens allowance to go up by P2K

Mary Rose Sagarino 04/18/2024

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Registered Mandaue senior citizens will soon receive a P2,000 increase in their yearly financial assistance. Currently, elders in Mandaue City are receiving P8,000 in financial assistance annually. With the increase, their take home…

Senior citizens in Mandaue City receive cash aid

Mary Rose Sagarino 04/16/2024

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Senior citizens in Mandaue City received the first tranche of their financial assistance, worth P4,000, on Tuesday, April 16. The distribution took place at the Mandaue City Cultural and Sports Complex, where the…

Rama cancels move order: OSCA to remain in same location

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 04/14/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Office of the Senior Citizens Affairs (OSCA) will stay where it is, next to the City Hall’s executive building and the Senior Citizen’s park. This decision comes after Mayor Michael Rama of…

P49.8B allocated for allowance of 4 million poor senior citizens

Jean Mangaluz 04/06/2024

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Budget and Management announced on Friday that the government allocated P49.8 billion to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) for an increased monthly allowance for four million poor senior…

Mandaue City changes venue for cash aid distribution due to intense heat

Mary Rose Sagarino 04/04/2024

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Mandaue City will make adjustments to the distribution of financial assistance for senior citizens due to the intense heat. Earlier, the Office of the Senior Citizens Affairs in Mandaue City posted the schedule…

Gov’t raises weekly grocery discount for seniors, PWDs to P125 

Alden M. Monzon 03/22/2024

New rules for the 5 percent discount on groceries for senior citizens and persons with disabilities (PWDs) were signed on Thursday. The weekly discount limit will increase from P65 to P125 starting next week. The Department of…

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