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.
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 were commendable.
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.
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.

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