Rappler's latest stories on elderly in the Philippines
The group Seniors sa Panahon ng COVID says the current policy is 'open to misinterpretation and confusion'
'If testing remains limited, many COVID-19-related deaths might be masked as common pneumonia, the second cause of death among older Filipinos'
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By the time the Philippines becomes an aging society, more elderly people will be needing support from the government, and not just from their families
The International Labor Organization says that from 2000 to 2015, life expectancy in the Philippines grew by 5 years – the fastest increase observed since the 1960s
In Caloocan 72 year old Arturo Fabular walks for 10 hours each day to sell ice drop candy just to make ends meet