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Stranger's kind act sparks search for elderly woman's family

Nov 07, 2015 - 12:54 PM

A concerned netizen uses Facebook to help someone in need

HELP FIND HER FAMILY. Togonan is asking the online community for help in finding Abruga's family. Photo by Ellaine Togonan

The songs of Lola Josefina

Apr 30, 2015 - 5:26 PM

What makes 76 year old Josefina Fernandez sing? Among many things: Her love life her friends and her life on the streets before she entered Haven for the Elderly

FOR THE ELDERLY. During the celebration of Haven for the Elderly's 5th founding anniversary, Josefina Fernandez received a rose from one of the kids who performed on stage. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

What it takes to maintain a 'world-class' home for seniors

Apr 30, 2015 - 9:41 AM

With more senior citizens expected to enter Haven for the Elderly in the coming years a budget of at least P29 million is needed to to hire more staff and build more infrastructures

20 BEDS. Each of the 19 cottages in Haven for the Elderly has a 20-bed capacity. Center Manager Ricky Bunao admits the standard requires only 15 beds should be in each cottage. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler