Latest reform date
Provides financial assistance to vulnerable persons 65 years and older who satisfies other criteria of income and resident.
To provide financial equality and stability to older persons 65 years and over
As at June 28, 2023, 110892 -Senior Citizens 65 years and older benefit from this programme
Main Priority Measure
Formulate policies with a gender perspective to ensure a good quality of life in old age, not only for urban dwellers, but also for those who live in rural and forest areas.
Give the highest priority to older persons in plans for disaster prevention, mitigation and relief, including disaster preparedness, relief worker training on emergency prevention and response and the availability of goods and services.
Foster policies to encourage individuals to save during their active, productive life so that in the long run they can enjoy a decent old age.
Promote the development of allowances and services relating to social security, health and education in the social protection systems targeting older persons to improve their quality of life, economic security and social justice.
Include care in social protection systems, through allowances, social and health-care services and economic benefits that maximize autonomy, in particular for older persons, and guarantee the rights, dignity and well-being of families and older persons, including the right to a dignified death with proper care, without any form of discrimination or violence.