THE Philippines will be a laggard in the technology race if local organizations cannot step up their deployment of artificial intelligence (AI) and other technologies.
FOOD-CHAIN giant operator Jollibee Foods Corp. (JFC) has teamed up with the local government unit (LGU) of Muntinlupa to give senior citizens and persons with disabilities (PWDs) a chance to become productive and be able to support themselves or their families despite their age and physical conditions.
There is one person in my life whose face I couldn’t shake off my mind for many years. I first encountered Mr. G in an ad agency that was at that time newly established. I was one of the first to join it, and even had a minor share. Then a short time later, he was recruited to head the agency. Before that he used to be a formidable hot shot in a top multinational agency with international companies as clients. Then suddenly he stepped down from that agency. Rumors had it that he had been eased out by a more formidable rival, another rising star. He retired with a hefty separation package, but eventually he put up his own shop, which did not last long.
SAN JOSE DE BUENAVISTA, Antique—Senior citizens 85 years old and above in Antique are entitled to an annual social pension as provided for in the amended version of the Elderly Welfare and Development Code of the province of Antique approved by the provincial board on Monday.
WASHINGTON—Millions of Social Security recipients in the US will get a 3.2 percent increase in their benefits in 2024, far less than this year’s historic boost and reflecting moderating consumer prices.
I now occupy myself with gathering and curating all the good learnings and nuggets of wisdom I have encountered and picked up along the way for the past seven decades. I want to take a closer look at them and savor their deeper significance not just for my spiritual sustenance but more importantly to share them with kindred spirits who are seeking enlightenment and still maturing towards full golden ripeness.
NEW YORK—Tens of millions of older Americans will see a modest increase in benefits this January when a new cost-of-living adjustment is added to Social Security payments.
An experimental version of Eisai Co.’s Alzheimer’s drug that might be given in patients’ homes exceeded the power of Leqembi, its approved infused formulation, in an early study that could pave the way to bolstering uptake.
There’s this one unforgettable day when one officemate had everyone excited as he came to the office and slowly unboxed his expensive new model laptop. Then just as he was about to turn it on, he suddenly paused. Hold on, he said, he had to have his mug of coffee first. We poor eager onlookers were left holding our breath.
THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) has chosen Muntinlupa as a pilot location to try its early voting project for vulnerable sectors come the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (BSK) elections on October 30.
IN a testament to the power of collaboration, the Senate Public Assistance Office (SPAO) and Mabuhay Shriners International joined hands in providing vital mobility devices, such as wheelchairs, walkers and crutches for persons with disability in the City of Calapan, Oriental Mindoro.
IT may come as a surprise, but not all weight loss is healthy.
The over-80s for the first time accounted for more than 10 percent of Japan’s population, according to a government report issued to mark the annual Respect for the Aged Day.
GSK Plc and Pfizer Inc. are on pace to sell a combined $2 billion of their new RSV vaccines for older adults this year, more than five times what analysts had expected, according to Bloomberg Intelligence.
MANILA—Malacañang has issued Memorandum Circular (MC) 34 directing national government agencies and encouraging local government units (LGUs) to support activities and programs for senior citizens during the annual celebration of the Linggo ng Katandaang Filipino (Elderly Filipino Week).