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Payments for older persons resume after three...

SAGE | The Government has resumed the Social Assistance Grant for Empowerment (SAGE) monthly payment to older persons after three months of disruption...

How families can support older parents

Atimango says her hut leaks when it rains in the night, she is forced to wake up and sit. In a low tone she says, “I produced six children but none of...

MPs question government on SAGE funding short-falls...

The woman MP Kyegegwa district, Flavia Kabahenda, tasked government to honour its obligation of a counterpart funding as agreed with donors.

Govt needs sh232b annually for senior citizens'...

Through the Senior Citizens Grant, older persons (60 years and above) in selected districts get monthly stipends to improve their living conditions.

Elderly abuse: Together we can kick out the...

This year, the United Nations International Day of Older persons took a stand against ageism by drawing attention to negative misconceptions about older...

Who wants to live forever? Forget it, study...

In other words, more people are living into old age these days, but exceptionally long-lived individuals were not getting quite as old as before.

Older persons want preferential treatment...

They also want special sitting arrangements at clinics to be made in such a way that older persons can easily be spotted and attended to so as to avoid...

AU urged to adopt a protocol on older people's...

“This protocol provides a framework for governments to end ageism and discrimination against older people in Africa,”

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