| Soler: "Isolation due to the health situation is particularly difficult for the elderly and now face loneliness again, which is the great side effect of the pandemic "| The councilor of the Popular Party, Rosa Soler, has presented a motion that will be debated in the November plenary session, in which she asks the socialist government team to expand social measures to support dependent elderly people. "It is necessary to create a census to monitor the elderly who reside alone in Águilas, as well as to create a work table, where all political groups, social services technicians and NGOs are represented, in order to work together against the unwanted loneliness of the elderly, as well as the setting up of a volunteer network, "explained the mayor. Soler has shown that "isolation due to the health situation is particularly difficult for older people who can be left alone, this circumstance being the great collateral effect of the pandemic, which we must avoid, with all available measures, from the local administrations ". For the councilor, "municipalities play a key role in detecting cases of older people who are alone, so we must work to create support networks that contribute to the accompaniment and assistance of older people who need this help.
, through awareness campaigns and the creation of the volunteer network ". "I hope that all political groups support this motion, since there are many people who need support so that they do not have to face the loneliness of this isolation again," concluded Rosa Soler.
Source: PP Águilas