De Pals care foundation sensitizes aged, gives succor to less privilege

In a bid to ensure the maximum well-being of the people, the De Pals care foundation on Monday organized a health talk and awareness for the elderly and also dole out palliatives to the needy.

The non-governmental organization which is saddled with the responsibility of caring for the aged, has effectively rendered caregiving services to over 50,000 aged people, building strong and close friendships and strengthening relationships.

Speaking at the event, the National health insurance authority, Dr. Saka Agboola Ismail, hinted that the 3-in-1 program was to support the aged in society, as they need possible care to keep them healthy.

He advised them to always prioritize their health, saying health is wealth

“We have to give them proper care and attention to let go of all worries and burdens of their youthful life and embrace a new beginning.”

On her part, the Convener of the foundation, Hajia Asmau Yusuf,
said the program was the first of its kind, added that it is important to cater to the well-being of others, especially the older ones as they are relevant in society.

She assured that more is yet to come from the foundation as this is just the tip of the iceberg.

She urged the government, NGOs, Individuals, and other stakeholders to support the foundation and ensure the total well-being of the elderly in society.

In their various submissions, the beneficiaries appreciated the foundation for its kind gesture, and pray for its progress. They charged other NGOs to emulate such gesture and make life easier for the aged.

They however called on relevant stakeholders for inclusion in society.

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