From Php 500 to Php 1,000. Indigent Senior Citizens will now receive Php 1,000 monthly pension allowance from the government after the bill seeking higher social pension for indigent elderly lapsed into law. Who are qualified and how are they qualified? The social pension is for elderly beneficiaries selected from the National Household Targeting SystemContinue reading “Higher Social Pension For Indigent Senior Citizens, Approved!”
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How To Compute Senior Citizen’s Discounts and Other Important Facts
Often I would hear a senior citizen customer asking a cashier or store manager to explain how his or her discount privilege was applied to the purchase. Most of the time, they feel that that the discount given to them is insignificant – kinda like an “expectation versus reality” scenario we often see in ourContinue reading “How To Compute Senior Citizen’s Discounts and Other Important Facts”
List of Senior Citizen Discounts and Mandatory Benefits in the Philippines
Do you have a senior citizen in the family? We do and we have a lot of them (haha!). That is why it pays to be aware of their benefits and privileges, provided by the government and some private establishments. I am sharing the following lists of discounts, mandatory benefits, and important facts about seniorContinue reading “List of Senior Citizen Discounts and Mandatory Benefits in the Philippines”
10 Senior Citizen Privileges We Still Didn’t Know
I have senior citizen parents and aunts and uncles that is why I am so used to the proverbial senior citizen discounts that they demand from food establishments we frequent during weekends and holidays. They could get too demanding sometimes, mind you. But little did I know that there are still a lot of otherContinue reading “10 Senior Citizen Privileges We Still Didn’t Know”
Senior Citizen Discount on Medicines: Requirements and Limitations
As a Senior Citizen, you can either buy your medicines personally or have someone else run the errand for you. To be sure you are given your rightful discounts and privileges when purchasing your medicines, take note of the following reminders and requirements: To avail of the 20% discount on medicines: Present your Senior Citizen’sContinue reading “Senior Citizen Discount on Medicines: Requirements and Limitations”
Philhealth Member na ang Lolo at Lola Mo!
Magandang balita! Kung ikaw ay edad 60 years old pataas at isang Filipino citizen, ikaw ay automatic na miyembro na ng Philippine Health Insurance Corporation o Philhealth! Maaari mo nang magamit at ma-enjoy ang iyong mga Philhealth benefits gamit lamang ang iyong Senior Citizen ID, PSA birth certificate, o ano mang ID na magpapatunay naContinue reading “Philhealth Member na ang Lolo at Lola Mo!”
Senior Citizen Benefits and Privileges: Are These Extended to Alien Seniors As Well?
In one of our long drives to the North last December, we met a large group of travelers having a noisy lunch in a bus stopover in Pangasinan. They were the picture of a typical Pinoy family taking a balikbayan relative and her senior expat husband on a tour to the provinces. The mood inContinue reading “Senior Citizen Benefits and Privileges: Are These Extended to Alien Seniors As Well?”
The Senior Citizen Discount: Are Grocery Items Included in the List?
A Senior Citizen ID card holder may enjoy two free movies at cinemas in Quezon City on specific days. When dining or buying medicines, they are granted a 20% discount off of the cost of their meals and medications. They are also given priority seats in public transportation and are granted the best slots inContinue reading “The Senior Citizen Discount: Are Grocery Items Included in the List?”