20th April 2019
Rumah Seri Kenangan Cheng, Melaka
Students of UTHM RELASIS organized by RELASIS Youth Volunteer Office and Senior Citizens in Rumah Seri Kenangan Cheng.
A total of 35 students of UTHM RELASIS and 3 RELASIS officers participated in Senior Citizens Programme which was held in Rumah Seri Kenangan Cheng, Melaka on 20th April 2019. The objective of this program is to provide motivation and awareness to the students in appreciating, respecting, loving and assisting older people. In the morning, the students spent time with older people by doing morning exercises. The students will put some music and started the exercise. Older people looked happy and excited with this particular activity. The students had started to mingle around with older people so that they had some communication. Throughout this program, the students spent a lot of time with the older people by sharing stories, take a walk, playing games and many more.
The feedback from the older people was positive and they hope that the students can come again and do this kind of activity. These older people were very appreciated with the attendance of students from UTHM. Besides, the students are helping older people by cleaning and renovate a few rooms that were used frequently by older people such as the bathroom, the bedroom, and the hall room. The owner of the house was very pleased with the hard work made by the students. In the ending ceremony, a representative student thankful for giving them this opportunity to help older people and they were willing to do these activities sincerely. Before the ceremony ended, they had a giving session, where students gave presents to older people.