The CGS is a pioneering project in Egypt . It is working at changing the prevailing belief that old age is the age of inability and helplessness and to provide new means of making old age a continuation of a worthwhile productive life . It advocates a holistic approach to caring for the elderly by enhancing both their physical and their spiritual well-being and helping them to become involved in appropriate activities . A staff of thirty caregivers provides round-the-clock care for the residents . currently , The CGS provides the following services