Editorial comment – Care for the elderly

Neelum Kumar (right) of Ministry of Social Welfare with the residents of Samabula Golden Age home celebrate their day with a cutting cake ceremony. Picture: JONA KONATACI

The revelation that the number of residents in senior citizens’ homes around the country continues to increase will no doubt attract a lot of attention. Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Minister Mereseini Vuniwaqa made the comment, suggesting the trend was worrying because it showed the level of commitment of family units towards caring for the […]

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