Category: Senior Moments

Seniors have much to share

BY CHIT ROCES SANTOS How do seniors feel about their role in our society? How does the larger, more energetic society treat them? Could it not benefit still from their experience, the stories of their lives, or their wisdom? Seniors,…
Araw Ng Mga Ama dito sa Australia

SINULAT NI NARDS PURISIMA – Matamis at mapait (bittersweet) kung ikaw ay magmumunimuni tunngkol sa Araw ng Mga Ama na pinagdiriwang dito sa Australya tuwing Setyembre. Ito ay araw ng pagpapahalaga sa ating mga kalalakihan na minabuting mamuhay na may…
Tayo nang magsaya ng sama-sama

SINULAT NI NARDS PURISIMA  – Matamis at mapait (bittersweet) kung ikaw ay magmumunimuni tunngkol sa Araw ng Mga Ama na pinagdiriwang dito sa Australya tuwing Setyembre. Ito ay araw ng pagpapahalaga sa ating mga kalalakihan na minabuting mamuhay na may…

BY JAIME PIMENTEL – ALLOW me to digress from this column’s old folks theme. I couldn’t help being caught up with the excitement over the latest announcement by Secretary Mario Montejo of the Philippines’ Department of Science and Technology about…

The Turnbull Government will support grandparents on income support who are the primary carer of their grandchildren through access to subsidised child care under the new Child Care Safety Net. Minister for Education and Training, Senator Simon Birmingham said the…

SENIOR MOMENTS BY JAIME K PIMENTEL -THE OLDER  I get, the more I look forward to Christmas. It’s not about jingle bells or all that jazz about lanterns, Christmas trees, and the hustle and bustle in every conceivable shop touting…

  Filipino Australian Senior Citizens in Western Sydney lead an active and meaningful community life all year round, thanks to the senior citizens club they belong to. The Philippine Australian Society of Senior Citizens  ( PASSCI) is the oldest senior citizens…

BY Jaime Pimentel – RETIRED.. Put out to pasture. Whatever. In the animal kingdom, a thoroughbred stallion is put out to pasture when it can no longer race and would spend the rest of its days having sex, and sire…
Edd Aragon, thanks for the memories

BY JAIME K. PIMENTEL   Allow me these few moments to pay my respects to a dear friend and member of the Filipino Press Group of Sydney. Edd Aragon passed away on Tuesday, October 13, 2015.  A remarkable human being when…
Learning has beginning, but no end

BY JAIME K. PIMENTEL   – I’M doing a real selfie today. Please turn that iPhone camera on me because I have just graduated from college. Again. I strutted up the stage to be presented with a Diploma of Business Management…