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PIA Press Release
2007/09/21

Bacolod City to bring services closer to elders

Bacolod City (21 September) -- The city government is set to launch September 24 a program that would bring the services of the Office of the Senior Citizens Affairs (OSCA) closer to its clients, the senior citizens.

Dubbed "Bringing OSCA to the Barangays," the projects aims to reach out to the elderly by making theirs IDs and privilege booklets available to them right at their own areas so that they will no longer have to go to the OSCA.

The projects also seeks to increase the awareness of the people on Republic Act 9257 or the Expanded Senior Citizen's Act of 2003, OSCA Chief Ed Superticioso said.

Among the benefits of the elders in this law are discounts on medicines, commodities, medicines and grocery items.

Mayor Evelio Leonardia has allocated P230,000 for the different projects of the senior citizens.

At present OSCA has a membership of more than 12, 000 composing of 72 chapters (PIA-LOL) [top]

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