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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Vargas said senior citizens comprise nearly seven percent of the total Filipino population with their number currently estimated at 6.
Our staff experts do regular examinations and give medicines as due to our senior citizens at home.
A renowned educationist Ms Yasmeen Shah hailed the introduction of bill and said that senior citizens deserve facilities in their life such as health, food, travelling, housing, entertainment and welfare.
The Chief Minister has directed the Department of Social Welfare for the preparation of Senior Citizens Bill, which has been chalked out with immediate effect.
Similarly, he urged the Department of Social Welfare for preparation of comprehensive welfare schemes for senior citizens.
With a view to lessen the hardship of estimating taxes and remitting the same before due dates in September, December and March, India tax laws provide that the senior citizens who do not have income from business or profession are exempted from complying with advance tax payments.
I care about senior citizens more than I care about any political party, any political candidate, or any political agenda.
Better health facilities resulted in the increase in the life expectancy ratio during the past few decades, which in turn has led to an increase in the population of the senior citizens.
The study revealed a disturbing fact, based on data from police units of the four metros, that the pendency percentage in Delhi and Mumbai in trial of criminal cases in which senior citizens were victims was 87.
Since the inception of these principles, governments all over the world have been encouraged to incorporate the five principles in the document, namely: independence, participation, care, self-fulfilment and dignity--into national programmes to be able to accord senior citizens the respect and dignity they deserve from society.
The new unit will be made up of employees assigned from the department's Consumer Services, Health, Life and Property bureaus, who will develop and implement initiatives to protect New York's senior citizens in the purchase, servicing and claim processing of insurance products.
Some of the kids get kind of snippy with them,'' he said, explaining why his senior citizens feel more comfortable coming to a class with their peers to learn about computers.

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