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In Yakutia, lonely elderly people were given special phones with a “panic button”

On the eve of the International Day of Older Persons, the Ministry of Labor and Social Development of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) hosted the presentation and presentation of telephones for lonely residents of the Complex Center for Social Services for the Population of Yakutsk. This was reported by the press service of the republic's administration.

"TThe first 12 clients of the Complex Center have received a telephone with an alarm button, in total in the near future it is planned to cover 70 lonely elderly people in the capital with this measure of social support, ”the message says.

The telephones were presented by the Minister of Labor and Social Development of the Republic Alexey Dyachkovsky. “The world is changing, we must master new technologies. If it becomes bad, then it is enough to press the "SOS" button and the signal immediately goes to the information service, to which the alarm number is set, "he said.

At the presentation of the new telephone, the elderly were told and shown the functions of the device, the possibility of connecting with the reference and information center at the Complex Center for Social Services for the Population of Yakutsk. “With such a device, an elderly person has some confidence. After all, he knows that in any case he can contact the emergency services and consultants of the reference and information center, where specialists will be able to coordinate the situation, ”explained Natalya Pakhomova, director of the Complex Center for Social Services for the Population of Yakutsk.

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