Cuenca Ecuador: La fundación Gerontológica Plenitud cares for elderly who have been abandoned

Posted on August 13, 2012 • Filed under: Ecuador, Latin America Health

While the foundation is private, it also has an agreement with the Ministry of Economic and Social MIES, to meet people abandoned, said the director of the shelter, Maria Dolores Cordova. The shelter provides care to 22 elderly. The focus is on health care, physical therapy and religious service. Older adults have physical and mental exercises with the assistance of a psychologist. People who operate on their own are autoválidos, assist in the housework and help others. Read Article

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