Saturday, November 5, 2011
From the Fiji Times Online:
THE Government is looking at amending the Family Law Act to make it mandatory for children to physically and financially take care of their parents as more and more of the country's elderly are beginning to live longer.
Permanent secretary for Women, Social Welfare and Poverty Alleviation Govind Sami told participants at a municipal consultative forum in Ba last week that the number of Fijians living beyond 80 years of age was rapidly increasing and as a result Fiji has to prepare itself for an ever-increasing ageing population moving into the year 2050.
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