The City Government of Malaybalay joins the nationwide elderly Filipino’s Month celebration anchored on the theme, “Mahalaga si Lolo at Lola sa panahon ng pandemya,” at barangay Violeta, this City.
Led by City Mayor Florencio T. Flores, Jr., the attendees of the said event were Senior Citizens from barangays Linabo, Apo Macote, Managok, and Simaya.
Because of our Mayor’s love for our elderly, he continues to push for social pensions of our Senior Citizens ages 70 and above.
Mayor Flores stressed that, “We should never neglect our elderly and we should always respect them.” We must be grateful for they are the epitome of unconditional love. As they get older, we need to bear in mind that time is relatively fast, we should let them know how precious they are and make memories to treasure, he added.
Recently, our city added an ordinance that gives additional benefit as well as protect our senior citizens. It is an action that shows that the city of Malaybalay has never neglected the elderly and continues to look after their welfare