IFES concludes with a series of recommendations

SHARJAH, Seventh International Forum for Elderly Services (IFES), organised by the Sharjah Social Services Department, SSSD, concluded its work with series of recommendations.

Jassim Al Hammadi, Director of Knowledge Management, Chairman of the Scientific Committee of the Forum, said that the recommendations made by experts and specialists following the completion of the forum activities encouraged the promotion of community-based initiatives for the elderly, support the programme to spread the culture of volunteerism among the various segments of society.

In its recommendations also, the Forum called on media and social organisations to raise community awareness, promote community-based care for the elderly, and to highlight social initiatives and humanitarian efforts in the media.

Source: Emirates News Agency