General Santos City – In celebration of the Elderly Filipino Week recently, more than a hundred senior citizens benefitted from a free medical mission spearheaded by the National Commission on Senior Citizens.
The DSWD12 assisted said agency in registering seniors who availed of the program and accommodated concerns on their subsidy and other priviliges, services from the agency.
Senior citizens were able to avail of free vitamins, medical check up, eye check up, dental check up blood tests and other medical services such as consultation and referral.
They were also provided with PhilHealth orientation in order to update them on benefits for seniors.
The DSWD12 received a Plaque of Appreciation from NCSC for the support and partnership offered during the Elderly Filipino Week celebration.