Development and assistance for the aged
Elderly call for cash payment health support
Nearly 200 representatives of the elderly in Cambodia called on the government to consider prioritising the provision of cash allowances to the elderly to help address their health-related concerns post-pandemic. ...
Khouth Sophak Chakrya
PM lays out national plan for the elderly
A new shelter for the indigent elderly – plus hundreds of new community-based associations for older people – is in the works under a national plan on ageing launched by Prime Minister Hun Sen at the Peace Palace yesterday. ...
Bokor church transferred for update
On Christmas Eve, the Cambodian government transferred control of the abandoned church on Bokor Mountain to a Catholic community, with plans to renovate the dilapidated house of worship. ...
First elderly care centre to open
The Ministry of Social Affairs plans to create an elderly care centre, which would be the first centre in Cambodia focused on receiving and taking care of the elderly. Officials said it might be created next year. ...
Japan caregiver centre to train young recruits
Japan’s swelling ranks of elderly citizens could soon be receiving care from Cambodians if one NGO’s plan comes to fruition. ...