The Republic Act No. 10868 also known as the Centenarian Act of 2016 is an act to honor and recognize Filipino senior citizens who have reached 100 years of age or above, living in the Philippines or abroad.

These senior citizens, also called centenarians, receive a cash gift worth Php 100,000.00 and a certificate of recognition from the national government through the Department of Social Welfare and Development as well as a letter of felicitation signed by the President of the Republic of the Philippines. 

60 centenarians across Central Luzon were awarded for the first quarter of the year while another 18 centenarians are scheduled to be awarded this April.

Centenarians must present their Office of the Senior Citizens Affairs (OSCA) Identification (ID) Card, Philippine Passport for those living abroad, or any valid government-issued ID indicating their date of birth.

The DSWD Field Office 3 – Central Luzon has a set target of 190 centenarians to be awarded for this year.###