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Uganda to Raise Age for Elderly Welfare Benefits to 80

Uganda plans to increase the minimum age for elderly people to join the country's welfare benefits scheme by 15 years in the next financial year, in a drastic move that threatens to lock out many poor ... read more

Make it easier for elderly people to keep working

The government’s updated outline for its policy on the elderly — with its proposal to raise ... the age of 65. Under the new policy, the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry plans to extend the optional ... read more

Update: Christie calls for raising ages for Social Security, Medicare

In addition to raising the retirement age ... benefits will receive it.Christie noted that under current Medicare means testing, there is a sliding scale of costs paid by seniors for part B and part D ... read more

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Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Labour will target housing benefit and will examine the case for further rises in the retirement age as the main ways of curbing welfare ... we increase the number of ... read more


Uniform age across sectors for 'senior citizen' tag

It said the increase could ... 3,53,500 older indigent persons requiring high-level care and this will require at least four old age homes per district,“ it said. In Video:Uniform age across sectors ... read more

Demand an End to the Taxation of Social Security Benefits

That would, or course, be a disaster for the nearly 80 million ... included raising the age of so-called “full” retirement gradually from a current 65 to 66 and eventually 67, the elderly and disabled ... read more

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Ministers are already committed to raising the age at which the winter fuel ... review and subsequent white paper on welfare reform, she added. The coalition agreement pledges to "protect key benefits ... read more

Winter fuel payment cuts to hit millions of pensioners

The move comes despite a pre-election promise from David Cameron to safeguard benefits for the elderly ... to propose raising the qualifying age for free bus passes to save money. George Osborne, the ... read more

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By 2050, according to the United Nations Population Division (UNPD), India will host 48 million seniors over the age of 80 and ... “The benefits outlined in the government’s policy on older persons – ... read more

PM told to scrap £90 billion-a-year State Pension as wealthy OAPs benefit most from ‘unfair’ welfare

Experts say wealthy OAPs benefit more ... of state pension age, ensuring it will continue to reflect changing life expectancy." The plan comes as a former government "tsar" for older people has hit ... read more

Uganda to raise age for elderly welfare benefits to 80

The minimum age for the Social Assistance Grant for Empowerment currently stands at 65 years. The Sage scheme is a social welfare programme whose pilot was launched in 2010. It is intended for poor ... read more

Keeping elderly workers in the labor force longer

Also being contemplated is raising the optional age for receiving public pension benefits to 71 and older. Currently people begin receiving ... According to a Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry probe, ... read more



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