Senior Citizen


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Senior Citizen

A person over a certain age, usually 55 or 65. Senior citizens are often entitled to discounts for certain entertainment services like restaurants and cinemas. Very often, a senior citizen collects a retirement annuity from the government and/or a private plan. See also: Pensioner, Medicare, Social Security.
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To provide some relief and support to the senior citizens during these years, the tax authorities allow a deduction of Rs 15,000 for payment towards health insurance premium for self and similar amount for health/medical insurance for parents.
Crimes against senior citizens, according to the report, is the highest in Mumbai.
The survey also revealed that a common criticism has been that senior citizen nurses are unable to cover vast distances on foot due to their old age and associated muscular-skeletal disorders and as such cannot be employed in remote health care centres.
The senior citizens police advocate spends most of the workday in the community, conducting crime prevention programs and speaking to residents.
For both groups, the most popular method for learning about jobs was the newspaper, although more of the applicants with disabilities (73%) relied on the newspaper than did senior citizens (45%).
He also directed early preparation of the draft of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Senior Citizens Bill for the welfare, facilitation and honour of the people above 60 years.
One of these laws, The Frontier Post has learnt is the Sindh Senior Citizens Welfare Bill, which is pending with the authorities at provincial government since 2007.
Senior citizens of over 60 years age would be provided residential, recreational and medical facilities in the Great Homes.
It is very useful and we are very thankful for that," said Dolly, a senior citizen.
Senior Citizens For Humane Legislation and Education
In weekly conversations with senior citizens, students produce an autobiography informed by readings, and assist their conversation partners in producing a narrative of their own life.
Speaking on the occasion, chief guest Lt Gen Muhammad Ahsan Mahmood, Chairman POF Board, said senior citizens were the assets of any country

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