Makati tagged as "most retirement-friendly" city by Philippine Retirement Authority

ABS-CBNNews.com reports that Makati City has been named the "most retirement and aging-friendly" city in the country by the has been named by the Philippine Retirement Authority (PRA). The report noted that the PRA based their verdict on the "criteria from the World Health Organization (WHO)."

ABS-CBNNews.com reports that Makati City has been named the "most retirement and aging-friendly" city in the country by the has been named by the Philippine Retirement Authority (PRA). The report noted that the PRA based their verdict on the "criteria from the World Health Organization (WHO)."

 

The report revealed: "Makati has the most number of foreign retirees from China, Japan, Korea, Europe and US. Most of them are now Filipino citizens while others have acquired dual citizenship. Under WHO's criteria, a city is considered ’age-friendly’ based on the number of establishments, transportation services, social participation, and health services that cater to the elderly. WHO also recognizes the bi-annual allowances provided to Makati's senior citizens every June and December."

 

ABS-CBNNews.com also highlighted the fact that senior citizens in Makati "also get birthday cakes, free haircut and salon treatments, free massage, funeral benefits, and free movie tickets."

 

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