SM City Cauayan celebrates Elderly Filipino Week

  • Cauayan City, Isabela – In line with the celebration of Elderly Filipino Week, SM City Cauayan initiates programs geared for the senior citizens to make them more active, engaged and social.

    Over the weekend, employees of SM City Cauayan conducted a gift-giving program for the selected senior citizens of Cauayan City thru its Employee Volunteerism Program.

    The senior citizens actively participated on the games and dance number prepared by the employees for them. The lolos and lolas who came also showcased their talents by giving a song and dance number during the program.

    As a highlight of Elderly Filipino Week celebration, SM City Cauayan also hosted the annual 1-kilometer walk dubbed as ‘Walk for Life’ in Region 2. Over 500 senior citizens from different places in Cauayan City participated.

    With the support of Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) Cauayan City and City Government of Cauayan City, the ‘Walk for Life’ program participants were also given free medical consultation from the volunteer health workers of Cauayan City Health Office.

    The Elderly Filipino Week celebration aims to uplift the lives of Filipino senior citizens. The week’s celebration is spearheaded by SM Foundation, Inc, and SM Cares Program on Senior Citizens Affairs.

    SM City Cauayan also mounts regular programs across the year for the senior citizens in partnership with the Office of Senior Citizens Affairs (OSCA) – Cauayan City and Federation of Senior Citizens Association of the Philippines (FSCAP). (PR)

     

     

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    Aprilyn Nunez

    Cagayan Valley Blogger

     

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