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Athens: Elderly in facility unit left without food and heating

The owner of a facility for seniors abandoned fourteen elderly and left them without food, heating and cleaning service. Authorities organized a big operation to free the elderly from the wretched living conditions and relocate them to proper public facilities for elderly. The care center was operating illegally. It has …

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Piraeus: Charity home for elderly in need of food – Can you help?

Another Greek story of needs, of basic human needs that need to be covered. Agios Panteleimon charity foundation for elderly hosts 44 seniors in Keratsini, a suburb of Piraeus.  Furthermore the charity offers soup kitchen meals to 60 poor locals on a daily basis and supplies with food items some …

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Priest doesn’t give Communion to Seniors with Dentures

Incredible but true. A priest in a village near Patras in Western Greece refused to give the Holy Communication to seniors with dentures. During the celebration of Virgin Mary, worshipers waiting to receive the Communion, could not believe their ears when the priest grabbed the microphone and announced: Seniors wearing dentures …

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Social Care Service at Home only for Greek seniors with jobless relatives (?)

Are you kidding me? I have been reading this article on Greek daily Ethnos reporting that the social care “Help at Home” for seniors will be provided only for seniors with jobless relatives. The program originally carried out through European Union funds currently takes care of more than 90,000 Greek seniors. However …

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