Fijians are not only living longer but are also living with disability, says the Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Hon. Mereseini Vuniwaqa.
Vuniwaqa,while officiating at the National Council of Older Persons Council Meeting, said that elderly persons are more likely to need some help in their day-to-day living.
“I will request that each us are committed to assisting Government to making a difference in the lives of our elders,” Vuniwaqa said.
Furthermore, the National Council of Older Persons advocates, liaises on behalf of and represents the best interests of older persons in Fiji.
This event was held at the Tanoa Plaza in Suva today.