São Domingos: City Council and Caritas provide Christmas party for the elderly of Nossa Senhora da Luz

Praia, Dec 22 (Inforpress) – The municipality of São Domingos and Cáritas Paroquial presented the elderly of Nossa Senhora da Luz with a Christmas party on Thursday 21, in keeping with the principles of solidarity and love of neighbour that characterise the period.

The event involved around 120 elderly people who were presented with Christmas hampers by communities, an opportunity also marked by the delivery of gifts and information considered valuable about pathologies such as diabetes, cholesterol and high blood pressure.

“The event was marked by emotional reunions among the elderly, who enjoyed laughing conversations, tight hugs and glances of satisfaction, interspersed with a talk given by nurse Maria Luísa dos Santos,” says the communication from the municipality bordering Praia.

The aim of the lecture, according to the letter, was to make those present aware of the vital importance of a healthy and regular diet, as well as the enormous benefits of physical activity and regular visits to the doctor.

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