Two elderly persons enjoy a moment wearing the Elderline-14567 T-shirt distributed to the senior citizens for creating awareness on the helpline.
Kohima | October 1
The Good Samaritan Women Society (GSWS) Kohima today observed International Day of Older Persons 2023 in three senior citizen’s home in Longleng, Peren and Kohima district.
Neithonuo Liegise, Chairperson GSWS and on behalf of program manager, Elderline Nagaland (National Helpline for Senior Citizens) extended best wishes to all the senior citizens. “May the older persons live in good health and graceful ageing with dignity,” she said.
She also called upon the younger generations and children to show respect and kindness towards elders in words and in action. The government should bring basic facilities and elderly welfare programme into effective implementation in the state, she said.
She informed that Elderline-14567 has distributed T-shirt to the senior citizens for creating awareness on National Helpline for senior citizens. She informed that International Day of Older Persons was observed at Senior Citizen’s Home, Ngwalwa, Peren with Dr Tiakala Walling, SMO Peren as special guest.
Kezevinuo chaired the programme while deacon Hierambe Liegise invoked God’s blessings. Dr Ramdeu Lungalang and nurses conducted free medical camp for senior citizens.
Senior Citizen’s Home, Meriema, Kohima and Senior Citizen’s Home Longleng also observed the day.