Posts Tagged ‘Covid-19 and the elderly’

Elderly left to die as Thailand’s Covid crisis worsens

Monday, August 2nd, 2021

An 80-year-old Thai man was driven by his daughter and her husband to a village temple in the northeastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima on July 25. He was left to his fate, lying helplessly on a dirt trail leading to the Buddhist monastery of Wat Pa Suan Thamma Sawaddee. The octogenarian, who was infected with Read more

Vatican champions elderly rights during the pandemic

Monday, February 15th, 2021
elderly during the pandemic

A new Vatican document warns against “lack of concern and sensitivity” towards the weak and elderly during the pandemic and its aftermath. The Pontifical Academy for Life, assisted by the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, issued “Old Age: Our Future. The elderly after the pandemic” on February 9. It was signed by Archbishop Vincenzo Read more