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Jul 03, 2017
AIIMS to adopt 50 physically challenged elderly people from old age homesThe AIIMS in association with an NGO would adopt 50 elderly people, who are economically and physically challenged
Jun 15, 2017
Delhi among least abusive cities towards elderly, Bengaluru worst for senior citizens: ReportNearly 1 in every 2 elderly people faced abuse in public spaces across India and Delhi was among the least abusive cities, a report by HelpAge India has claimed
Apr 11, 2017
People with more life skills tend to enjoy better health, less depression in old age: StudyPeople with higher scores on life skills — such as emotional stability, determination, control, optimism and conscientiousness — are more likely to experience a broad range of health benefits and positive social outcomes in their old age, a study suggests.
Nov 17, 2016
Increase in crimes against senior citizens in Chennai forces them to shift to retirement homesCrime statistics, along with regular media reports of crimes against senior citizens has resulted in many senior citizens feeling unsafe in Chennai and Tamil Nadu.
Apr 10, 2016
Age is just a number: Bengal's 91-year-old 'Chacha' fights another electionThe Congress' Gyan Singh Sohanpal is the oldest candidate in the West Bengal assembly polls, seeking his 11th term as a legislator at the ripe age of 91.
Dec 23, 2015
How well have you planned for your post-retirement phase?LIC’s Jeevan Akshay is an excellent plan for people to choose for their post-retirement planning.
Jul 25, 2014
Photos: Awaiting death and nirvana at Salvation House, VaranasiThe city of Varanasi, on the banks of the River Ganges, is widely considered Hinduism's holiest city and many Hindus believe that dying there and having their remains scattered in the Ganges allows their soul to escape a cycle of death and rebirth, attaining "moksha" or salvation. "Mukti Bhavan" or "Salvation House", is a charity-run hostel that caters for people who wish to come to Varanasi to die. Guests can normally stay up to two weeks after which, if they haven't yet passed away, they are gently asked to leave.
Jan 08, 2014
These 4 charts show India doesn't give a damn about the oldInsurance penetration in India is among the lowest in the world:
Jul 01, 2013
Chinese people must visit aging parents or risk getting suedNew wording in the law requiring people to visit or keep in touch with their elderly parents or risk being sued came into force Monday, as China faces increasing difficulty in caring for its aging population
Jun 28, 2013
How developers, investors are making money out of retirement homesRising incomes, longer life expectancy and the rise of nuclear families as more people relocate for jobs are driving demand for retirement homes in Asia's third-largest economy, and attracting developers and investors.