AGAPE AGE is an authorized social initiative handling issues of interest to the elderly and other related groups.
Health and quality living are relevant and care provision of prime importance to the elderly. A range of care regimes includes part time short duration assistance with caring/house help to the full-time intensive care of sick persons with disabilities.
AGAPE AGE has been formed to encourage promotion of issues concerning Retired and Elderly persons. Our mission covers various aspects that will improve the well being of senior citizens; enhance their adoption of a dignified lifestyle, evolve an eldercare system with elders’ rights protection and assistance to enable them continue making useful socio-economic contribution to development etc.
Preparation for retirement
Planning is primordial; it implies a vision which then is manifested in the mission one adopts throughout. This plan ranges from getting official papers in place, health monitoring, leisure activities, savings and insurance, to settling down with friends and family.
Planning for life during retirement:
Someday, you finally do get to become a senior citizen.
a. Life during retirement:
i. Plan and work
ii. Programmes and activities
iii. Nutrition (food type; quantity/quality)
iv. Health (checkups, etc)
v. Elder care training
b. Keeping Active and busy:
i. Learning to keep alert and active
ii. Social work and voluntary service
iii. Leisure and entertainment
iv. Relationships and solidarity
v. Income generation