Wellbeing of the elderly

The fi rst-ever Miss Hibiscus Liebling Marlow (right) dishes her food during the Pearce Home Christmas lunch last week in Suva. Fiji needs trained social workers and dedicated leisure centres for the elderly, says National Council of Older Persons member Mohammed Hassan Khan. Picture: ELIKI NUKUTABU

A MEMBER of the National Council of Older Persons is calling for an independent study on the status of the elderly in Fiji. Mohammed Hassan Khan, who is also chairman of Pearce Home Trust — Fiji’s only private retirement facility — said a comprehensive survey was urgently needed to determine how aged persons in the […]

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