And it was all very nice - the large, sunny room; his deep, easy-chair in a bow window, with pillows and a footstool; the quiet, watchful care of the elderly
, gentle woman who had borne him five children, and had not, perhaps, lived with him more than five full years out of the thirty or so of their married life.
Okeowo, a property merchant and a trained medical doctor, said this while speaking with the Tribune Online shortly after being conferred with an award as Ambassador for the Care of the Elderly
by the Senior Citizens Care Foundation (SCCF) led by former Minister and Attorney- General of the Federation, Prince Bola Ajibola.
Local authorities in Wales currently pay more than PS550m each year for social care of the elderly
'We plan to spread the message about taking care of the elderly
through awareness programmes in schools, colleges, universities, mosques and public gatherings.
Khalid Al-Sahlawi on Wednesday asserted the ministry's keenness to develop an integrated strategy for the care of the elderly
in order to put an end to the abuse cases against this segment of the category.
In Kyrgyzstan, 900 social workers take care of the elderly
persons and people with disabilities, Minister of Social Development Kudaibergen Bazarbayev said during an inspection visit to the Ardager boarding house.
With this evolution has come great hope for transformation in the care of the elderly
The attack on an elderly Emirati gentleman in Fujairah by his helper brings the focus on the importance of re-edifying the principles of care of the elderly
, that is at the core of Emirati tradition and family values.
"The inmates of the care home were living in isolation from society because of the lack of visitors and the poor opportunities for social networking," she said Elias stressed that decisions concerning the lives and the care of the elderly
are affected by three key issues: Their economic situation, their health, and their family structure.
Care of the elderly
is a phenomenally huge and intractable problem, but the civil service is supposed to be full of clever people.
It recommended that a national committee should be formed in every GCC country for the care of the elderly
. It should consist of representatives from different walks of life to ensure co-ordination of efforts and availability of financial resources.