Impact

Ripples With the Elderly

The Elderly

A commitment to community. People of all ages can support adults. Many older adults depend on services support provided in their homes or in their community to maintain their health

Elderly is an integral part of a population of any country who owe respect and attention equally like any other section. However, due to changing family structure and modernization, elderly population is facing inevitable challenges to live their life respectfully. Loneliness, negligence and less importance, illness due to ageing and against lack of treatment and most importantly poor living conditions like homes are the most of the treacherous conditions which elderly are facing.
Elderly is an integral part of a population of any country who owe respect and attention equally like any other section. However, due to changing family structure and modernization, elderly population is facing inevitable challenges to live their life respectfully. Loneliness, negligence and less importance, illness due to ageing and against lack of treatment and most importantly poor living conditions like homes are the most of the treacherous conditions which elderly are facing.

In Uganda, the current population of older persons is estimated at 1.6 million (5% of the population) and it is expected to increase to 5.5 million in 2050 (UBOS and ICF International 2012).
As founding members of Ripples Foundation, we found the need to stand with elderly

Services features

  • Improved Housing
  • Caregiver services
  • Financial Assistance
  • Home Renovation
  • Volunteer Services
  • Elder Abuse Prevention Programs
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