The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation on 7 October launched this special facility for those above the age of 50 years and differently-abled above the age of 18
Health minister Sajid Javid also approved a controversial proposal to offer jabs to children aged 12-15 as concern mounts about the spread of the virus in schools
Almost 8,000 people participated since 1985 with them either self-reporting their sleep duration or wearing monitors.
Face masks act as a barrier to communication and are problematic for people with hearing loss who also rely on lip-reading and facial expression.
Although the vaccine developers and WHO insist that the vaccine is effective among people aged over 65, several countries advise against administering it.
Earlier reports said that the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine efficacy is as low as eight percent in adults over 65 years.
"By July-August, we have a plan to provide vaccines to around 25-30 crore people," Health Minster Harsh Vardhan said.
Caring for the elderly: COVID-19, other diseases that pose high health risk for older adults in winters
Taking care of the health of this growing population of the elderly in India is an immense responsibility and the continuing COVID-19 pandemic has brought it into more focus
The elderly, poor and the sick hurt most during extreme heat with overheating, respiratory disease and kidney problems.
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
The elderly find themselves at sea while using computers, laptops, tablets and smart phones.
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
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.
The latest census 2011 data released on Tuesday shows that around 41 percent of the population in India is below 20 years old.
Vice President Hamid Ansari on Thursday said that the society and government are ill-equipped to take care of elderly.
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.
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 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.
Insurance penetration in India is among the lowest in the world: