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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Activities include information sessions on their health, dental, senior-citizen and related benefits, as well as proper nutrition and many topics relevant to aging; organized tours or visits to movie houses, local fun spots and museums; group birthday and anniversary celebrations; dancing; sports fests; and other activities that help enliven the elderly in their twilight years, culminating in the yearly celebration of Elderly Week in the first week of October and the monthlong festivities for Elderly Month, held every year in October.
Corazon Benavidez-A retired public high-school teacher, she has used her experience to reach out to people in her work as a barangay official and senior-citizen leader.
Elizabeth Lim-As a senior-citizen leader for 15 years, she teaches livelihood skills to the elderly, raises funds for food and medicine for the poor elderly and helps them access benefits.