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.
Likewise, there is an act of violence against a senior citizen
if there is neglect by refusal or failure to fulfill obligations or duties of a person who has fiduciary responsibility to provide care for the senior citizen
, to include failure of a home service provider to provide necessary care, refusal to provide a senior citizen
; and abandonment or desertion by leaving a senior citizen
unattended at a place for such a considerable length of time, as may likely to endanger the health and welfare of a senior citizen
, by an individual who has assumed responsibility for providing care for the senior citizen
, or by a person with custody of the senior citizen
It will also require business owners to designate special lanes and payment counters for senior citizens
as well as entitle them to a gift during their birthday month.
Many of our senior citizens
have come to love their regular movie dates with their contemporaries.
According to health department officials, Sub-section C, D and E of Section 9 of the Act calls for setting up separate counters for senior citizens
in hospitals, offering concessions in addition to establishing separate medical wards for them.
The Deputy Speaker assured the delegation that efforts for guaranteeing the implementation of the Senior Citizens
Act would be made at every level rather the provincial government will utilize all capabilities for provision of relief to senior citizens
in all possible sectors of life.
He said that all-out resources were being utilized for the resolution of their problems, adding that efforts of proactive organizations working for the solution of problems of senior citizens
She proudly informed that Sindh became the first province to pass bill for comprehensive package for senior citizens
who were 60 years old or above.
The council will assist retired senior citizens
in receiving their pension-related benefits and other dues from the departments and organisations concerned.
PeAaAaAeA~a said the Office of the Senior Citizens
Affairs is going hou to house to verify the existence of "ghost" senior citizens
currently enjoy higher exemption limits as compared to other individual taxpayers.
Established in 1988 by President Ronald Reagan, Senior Citizens
Day was initiated to recognize the achievements and contributions our nation's senior citizens
have been responsible for and to convey the gratitude and admiration of the younger generations.