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Future generations will face greater health problems due to climate change: Health report
science

Future generations will face greater health problems due to climate change: Health report

The elderly, poor and the sick hurt most during extreme heat with overheating, respiratory disease and kidney problems.

The Grey Factor
India

The Grey Factor

Within three decades, India will be a country of old women and men. The burgeoning greying population will mostly be alone, lonely, vulnerable and ill, with no one to take care of them. Are we ready for an old society?

Remove 'bail-in' clause in FRDI Bill as deposits only way of saving money for elderly, pensioners: Assocham
Business

Remove 'bail-in' clause in FRDI Bill as deposits only way of saving money for elderly, pensioners: Assocham

Assocham Secretary General D S Rawat says bail-in concept especially for depositors should be completely done away with

Elderly people are increasingly getting marginalised due to digital illiteracy: Agewell Foundation Survey
News & Analysis

Elderly people are increasingly getting marginalised due to digital illiteracy: Agewell Foundation Survey

The elderly find themselves at sea while using computers, laptops, tablets and smart phones.

Elderly care: Measuring brain activity may help predict risk of falls
Life

Elderly care: Measuring brain activity may help predict risk of falls

Measuring the level of brain activity in healthy older adults while they are walking can predict their risk of falling, suggests a study led by an Indian-origin scientist

Smartphone apps are helping the elderly stay connected
News & Analysis

Smartphone apps are helping the elderly stay connected

For the elderly in India, mobile messaging with call option has changed the way they used to communicate with their loved ones in the past.

Latest Census data shows youth surge: Nearly 41% of India's population is below the age of 20
India

Latest Census data shows youth surge: Nearly 41% of India's population is below the age of 20

The latest census 2011 data released on Tuesday shows that around 41 percent of the population in India is below 20 years old.

Society, govt ill-equipped to take care of elderly: Vice President Hamid Ansari
India

Society, govt ill-equipped to take care of elderly: Vice President Hamid Ansari

Vice President Hamid Ansari on Thursday said that the society and government are ill-equipped to take care of elderly.

Grandma’s got the zumba moves: Singapore seniors prove they've still got it
Life

Grandma’s got the zumba moves: Singapore seniors prove they've still got it

Many of us can easily whip out our running shoes or head to the gym. Some seniors, however, because of their ailments, no longer exercise or attend any fitness classes.

Age no far: In Britain, more than one third of elderly still engage in frequent sex
Life

Age no far: In Britain, more than one third of elderly still engage in frequent sex

Contrary to popular misconceptions, a significant study has found that older people are continuing to enjoy active sex lives well into their seventies and eighties.

Pope labels Europe 'tired' due to low birth rates, lethargy
World

Pope labels Europe 'tired' due to low birth rates, lethargy

Pope Francis criticised Europe for becoming what he called "tired" because of low birth rates and the increasing numbers of young people who neither work nor study.

These 4 charts show India doesn't give a damn about the old
Economy

These 4 charts show India doesn't give a damn about the old

Insurance penetration in India is among the lowest in the world:

Elderly, differently-abled turn up in large numbers for Kejriwal's swearing-in
Politics

Elderly, differently-abled turn up in large numbers for Kejriwal's swearing-in

Many elderly and differently-abled people soon turned up in large numbers along with others to witness Kejriwal taking oath as the Chief Minister of Delhi.

Delhi elections: Senior citizens remain enthusiastic voters
Politics

Delhi elections: Senior citizens remain enthusiastic voters

As a concession to the elderly, relatives were allowed to drop off elderly citizens at the door of the polling booth in their vehicles and pick them up and the elderly voters also did not have to wait in queue.

Older women more enthusiastic about internet than millennials: Survey
Tech

Older women more enthusiastic about internet than millennials: Survey

The millennials want personal put into their computing while women over 45 realise innovation in technology will drive better personal lives

Older women more enthusiastic about internet than millennials: Survey
News & Analysis

Older women more enthusiastic about internet than millennials: Survey

The millennials want personal put into their computing while women over 45 realise innovation in technology will drive better personal lives

Parent care: How a daughter is now the new 'son'
Life

Parent care: How a daughter is now the new 'son'

Slowly but surely, the care of aging parents in urban middle class India is shifting to the daughter who is more willing and able to be their 'budhape ka sahara' than the son.