Ageing Concern is undertaking:
1.Community Sensitization on the Pandemic -local dialect since they are out of reach for mainstream media or social media
2.Compassion Packages to cushion the Elderly during the pandemic including distribution of masks,sanitizers
3. An Age Demands Action Campaign - Combating Ageism in the time of pandemic
To achieve the above, we need the support to:
1.Support for joint voice to stop changes on the finance bill 2020 proposing to remove tax exception on pensions for retirees above 65yrs.
2. Need support to avail handwashing mini-tanks specifically for the elderly who are at great risk of COVID-19 infection