The Armenian Red Cross Society organized a visit to "Saint Astvatsatsin" church in Yeghegnadzor on May 31 for 6 beneficiaries included in the "Home care services for the elderly and disabled" program of Vayots Dzor regional branch, and on June 21 organized a pilgrimage to "Tanahat", "Saint Cross" and "Saint Anna" churches for 14 other beneficiaries.
The elderly met with the priest, prayed and received a blessing.
In order to ensure the involvement of the elderly in community life and social interaction, various cultural events are regularly organized for them, and they have been dreaming about pilgrimage for a long time.
- Such events change our daily life, alleviate the feeling of loneliness,- said Rima Manukyan
The elderly of home care service of the Shirak regional branch of the Armenian Red Cross Society, accompanied by a nurse and volunteers, visited Artik 6th century cultural monument Lambatavank and the medieval monastic complex Harichavank, having beautiful and fulfilling day.