Youth volunteers buy meds for Surigao town's seniors
Manila, Oct. 23 -- Because senior citizens are prohibited from going out of their homes due to the prevailing quarantine measures, a group of youth officials in the Surigao del Norte town of Bacuag has taken errands for the elderly in the area like buying medicines for them. "Since April this year, our residents, including the senior citizens, experienced difficulties in buying their medicines and vitamins, and especially those for their maintenance," Gil Ladaga Melo, the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) chairperson of Poblacion Bacuag, told the Philippine News Agency on Friday (Oct. 23). Melo said their volunteer work is especially crucial for seniors living alone, who could not go out of their homes even for the most basic task such as buying fo...
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