of the elderly to have access to a 'total quality' life, the foundation of the
to preservation of the personal conditions of the elderly, in the highest degree
of mental, psychological and physical selfsufficiency.
to prevention and rehabilitation treatments, in first, second, and third
to free treatments and to necessary means in order to communicate with the
social environment; and right to avoid physical and mental decline: hearing
aids, dental prosthesis, prescription glasses, and other means in order to help
the elderly to maintain the functionality and decorum of every
to live in a familiar and comforting environment.
to receive proper attention in institutions, residences and hospitals; to be
treated by the personnel, managers included, with courtesy, attention, always
showing respect for the dignity of every person.
of the elderly to be respected in each and every aspect of their personal identity; and right to not suffer
offenses against their modesty or decency, always respecting their private
to receive a guaranteed income, which will allow them not only to survive, but
to develop a normal life, integrated in their own social environment; and right
to self-determination and to have the possibility of improving their status.
to have their abilities, resources and personal experiences valued, in order to
use them to benefit the common welfare.
Right to enjoy new informative and cultural services provided by the State –with
the generous cooperation of volunteers and non-profit organisations–, along with
structures that will develop the learning of new activities, in order to keep
the elderly active, playing the first role in their lives, and, at the same
time, being part of the civil development of the