MDSW Rescue Old Woman Abandoned Under MacArthur Bridge
MDSW – Manila Mayor Isko Moreno said Manila Department of Social Welfare (MDSW) immediately rescued an abandoned woman aged around 70 years.
We can’t deny that most of us are busy with our day-to-day schedules and sometimes find it difficult to take time off to be with our aging parents or grandma and pa. Some employ the services of a caregiver to take care of their parents.
Elderly people are a significantly increased risk of developing severe forms of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19). People who have severe illnesses may require hospitalization, ventilator, or intensive care.
The government advised older adults to stay at home as much as possible to protect themselves from getting coronavirus. The health experts said they should limit their interaction with other people.
On Wednesday, September 2, an old woman was rescued after she was abandoned under a bridge in Metro Manila. In a Facebook post, Mayor Francisco Isko Moreno Domagoso said the old woman named Fulgencia Tan was seen by a netizen at MacArthur bridge. Yorme said the Manila Department of Social Welfare (MDSW) immediately rescued her after a post showed her state.
“Pinasasalamatan po natin si Manila Department of Social Welfare Director Re Fugoso at ang MDSW Rescue Team dahil sa maagap nilang pag-rescue kay Lola Fulgencia Tan na nakita ng isang netizen sa ilalim ng MacArthur Bridge,” Moreno wrote.
Based on the post, the old woman was abandoned under the MacArthur bridge by a tricycle driver. Tan was spotted lying on cardboard. Isko Moreno said the old woman already underwent medical check-up and now taken care of by MDSW.
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