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58 million Indians living without pension: Centre spends 0.04% of GDP on income security for elderly, reveals survey
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58 million Indians living without pension: Centre spends 0.04% of GDP on income security for elderly, reveals survey

According to the National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP), 80 million elderly people in India are entitled to a pension of Rs 200 per month.

World doesn't have enough resources to support elderly population
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World doesn't have enough resources to support elderly population

The world is aging so fast that most countries are not prepared to support their swelling numbers of elderly people, according to a global study being issued on Tuesday by the United Nations and an elder rights group.

Alzheimer's one of the biggest health threats in India
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Alzheimer's one of the biggest health threats in India

Though the causes of the disease are not completely known yet, India has almost a fourth of the world's Alzheimer`s patients, with doctors adding that underreporting is the biggest problem.