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2505, 2015

Group builds houses for homeless elderly

FOUR indigent senior citizens who lost their houses in Medellin, Cebu during typhoon Yolanda now have new homes. Fifty-four more senior citizens who became homeless because of Yolanda will soon have new dwellings, [...]

2704, 2015

FCOSS wants health service for everyone

22 April 2015 - Fiji The Fiji Council of Social Services has called for Universal Health Coverage through the Age Demands Action on Health Campaign to ensure that everyone obtains the health services [...]

1604, 2015

Never too old to learn

13 April 2015 - Banthi, Lamphun, Thailand A pilot project in Thailand's rural north gives the elderly renewed confidence in their abilities and the means to support themselves. We live in a world where [...]

810, 2014

Our senior citizens can still contribute

5 October – Bangkok, Thailand The International Day of Older Persons, which fell on the first day of October, gave us good reason to celebrate. Thailand has a growing number of senior citizens, or people [...]

210, 2014

Elderly support low: report

2 October - Phnom Penh, Cambodia While life expectancy is growing in Cambodia, government policies to improve the quality of life and well-being of the Kingdom’s elderly are not expanding, according to a [...]

1909, 2014

Asia urged to see opportunity in ageing society

This news report broadcast by ABC News in Australia shows the need to see Asia’s ageing population as an opportunity. ABC correspondent Robert Baird reports that Asia is ageing faster than ever before. [...]

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