FREE MEDICAL CHECK FOR SENIOR CITIZENS
22 September 2017 News
Senior Citizens at Itlhokomeleng Old Age Home in Alexandra, were offered free medical screening by the Mediclinic Morningside branch, MediClinic took time out of its immerse diary to come to Ithlokomeleng centre for the old age in Alexandra.
The treatment was also extended to senior citizens living close to the old age home.
The elderly had an opportunity of being screened for cholesterol,BP and every tests in between they also had an opportunity of getting professional advise on diet and lifestyle at large.
Mediclinic Deputy Nursing Manager, Magaret Lidovho, says screening is important to the elderly as it prevents possible chronic diseases.
One of elders at the centre, Gog’Helen said she feels honoured that Mediclinic came to their today.
Itlhokomeleng old age home was established during the #SAVE ALEXANDRA campaign, championed by Rev Sam Bhuti. It started catering for 16 people and on this day it caters for 106 elderly people.
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