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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He added that, 'our senior citizens deserve help not only when they are sick, disabled or dying, but likewise because they have no other source of income or pension or are receiving way too little to live on in their twilight years.
19 for the movie tickets issued to senior citizens and P3,175,612.
They have also been ordered to set up separate medical wards for senior citizens.
The council will also work to provide free geriatric, medical, and health services with free medicines for senior citizens as prescribed by respective medical officers from government dispensaries, hospitals, medical centres and 25 percent concession on all private hospitals and clinics.
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.
being responsible, a social organization has been studying the feelings of elderly persons from inception and searching the right opportunity to explore talents of 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.
Says Rebecca, "Not only did students teach senior citizens, but the senior citizens were partners in showing us how the community needed a project like this.
After all, everyone knows that many teachers and other educators can and do retire early, well before they become senior citizens.
Senior citizens are particularly affected by the high cost of prescription drugs.
A handicapped-accessible camp opens up new target markets: disabled persons and senior citizens.
In cooperation with local church groups, the Rotary Club, and senior citizen residential complexes, the community crime prevention officer presents quarterly talks on different topics involving personal safety, such as avoiding accidents, recognizing frauds and scams, and upgrading security.

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