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Island elderly participate in conference on aging

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by Ken Quintanilla

Guam - Over 500 of the island's man'amko participated in the 3rd Annual Guam Conference on Aging where they were able to get important information on personal safety, healthcare, and housing.

At today's conference, Acting Governor Ray Tenorio addressed seniors on their most pressing needs, including reliable public transportation and expanding the Home Delivery Meal Program for seniors who are homebound.

"We're committed to increasing the meals which will be done through the Department of Public Health so that you get nutritionist meals all the time not just one or two days out of the week. We make sure we've got additional money for the Senior Citizens Division," he said.

The all-day event was hosted by the Department of Public Health as part of the Senior Citizens Month.
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