In the “My Golden Years” Unit of the “Home Care for the Elderly” Project, maintained by the Board of Trustees of the Chimborazo Provincial Government, in agreement with the Ministry of Economic and Social Inclusion, attention is given to 40 users with limited economic resources , located in the “San Rafael” and “El Florecer” neighborhoods of the city of Riobamba, and in the “La Libertad” neighborhood of the San Luis parish.
The work is carried out jointly with the relatives of the project beneficiaries, in order to protect the health of the elderly. The technicians of the Provincial Board of Chimborazo, communicate by phone and coordinate the carrying out of activities to strengthen the mediate memory of the user, movements of fine and gross motor skills, to maintain joint mobility, improve the range of mobility and strengthen the muscles, Vilma said. Montes Andrade, head of the “My Golden Years” Unit.
He noted that there are tasks of animation and motivation for the elderly, while reminding them of the preventive measures they must have to avoid the spread of the virus, keeping them informed of the situation experienced with the Covid-19 pandemic, “We are always aware of the health and condition of the users.”