Pursuant to Section 2 of Republic Act (RA) No. 11350, the NCSC shall promote the advocacy of and collaboration between different stakeholders and senior citizens (SCs) to ensure the effective implementation of various programs and services, particularly on the development of SCs and advancing their health, and well-being, and ensuring a supportive and enabling environment for the elderly.
“National Commission of Senior Citizens (NCSC) envisions a society that respects and promotes the dignity, security, wellness, and well-being of older persons, and recognizes their contribution to nation-building through lifelong learning, empowerment, and development in making them truly active citizens.”
The NCSC, as a single cohesive agency, promotes the rights, welfare, and benefits of Filipino senior citizens and advocates collaboration among and between different stakeholders by formulating, implementing, and monitoring policies, plans, and programs and ensuring their effective implementation for the advancement of active, productive, and healthy aging and providing an
enabling environment for older persons.
Create a physically, psychologically, and emotionally healthy community of older persons who truly belong to a humane society where the well-being, independence, self-reliance, and high quality of life of older persons are
Build communities and uphold the socio-economic development among older persons and their families in terms of human capital development and socio-economic resiliency.
Safeguard and boost the implementation of government laws, policies, programs, interventions, and services for the protection and welfare of senior citizens;
Warrant development and empowerment of senior citizens with an effective information campaign for the awareness and capability building of their contribution to nation-building;
Promote and advance the health and well-being of senior citizens;
Motivating and encouraging the senior citizens to contribute to nation-building;
Maximizing the contribution of senior citizens through established mechanisms;
Adopting measures to assist and appreciate the senior citizens by the entire community;
Establishing programs beneficial for the senior citizens, their families, and the rest of the community they serve;
Encouraging participation of senior citizens in social and economic enterprise development in both social and private enterprises.