PSWD Officer attends the Culmination Program on Elderly Filipino Week Celebration

In the Local Government Unit of Cagwait and Carmen, Surigao del Sur, Ms. Hershe L. Nuñez, RSW, Provincial Social Welfare and Development Officer, attended the culmination event on Elderly Filipino Week Celebration. In her speeches, Ms. Nuñez underlined the value of elderly persons' contributions to the development of the country.

On October 21, 2022, at the Aras-asan Gymnasium, the Local Government Unit of Cagwait, Surigao del Sur, held the culmination program for the celebration of Elderly Filipino Week.Mr. Mayonito Fernan E. Ramos gave a lecture on the 2010 Expanded Senior Citizen Act, while Dr. Sherwin F. Mantilla distributed information on health procedures and good hygiene. Additionally, there were free salon services like haircuts and pedicures as well as medical and dental examinations and games. The celebration ended through the turn-over of assistive device.

On October 25, 2022, at Carmen Municipal Gymnasium, the Local Government Unit of Carmen Surigao del Sur held the same culminating program. A number of activities, including lectures on senior citizen-related laws and parlor games, were also held.

Senior citizen representatives from several barangays, barangay authorities, and employees from the Local Government Unit all took part in the culmination program. The municipal authorities emphasize their support for senior citizen activities and guarantee that the elderly will always be in a safe and secure environment.


Submitted by Junie A. Bapor Jr., RSW