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Five foods that are best-suited for elderly people with no teeth

March 01, 2022 6:15 pm

Due to trouble while chewing or swallowing, senior citizens tend to go through deficiencies and weight loss

World Senior Citizen's Day 2021: Positive ageing report highlights changing aspirations of senior citizens

August 21, 2021 2:51 pm

Based on conversations with over 2,000 respondents older than 18 years from five Indian cities, it gives key insights into the changing aspirations, needs of senior citizens and their view of ageing 21st century as compared to the youth

Here's how to protect the elderly from slipping and falling

July 12, 2021 11:12 am

Make following basic improvements to prevent falls and slips at home, as advised by an expert

How India's elderly population unleashes the powers of new-age technology

November 01, 2020 4:06 pm

They may not have been born unlocking smartphones or punching on keypads, but India’s elderly have witnessed some of the most difficult challenges, and have overcome those with their resilience

World Senior Citizen's Day: Giving aging parents care and comfort at home

August 21, 2020 12:30 pm

On World Senior Citizen's Day today, find out how the elderly population of the country can be constantly monitored, their health managed, without really bringing about a drastic change in the family structure.

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: Why spreading awareness is important

June 15, 2020 12:54 pm

Social workers the world over are hopeful that this will help create a ripple effect to energise society to completely eradicate elderly abuse in the near future.

Pune: Volunteer groups spread cheer, help the most vulnerable in locked-in city

March 26, 2020 11:14 pm

One such group is the Friends of Senior Citizens, spread all across the city, which is ready to help senior citizens by delivering essentials at their doorsteps. From day-to-day stuff, grocery, medicines and even home-made tiffins, these groups offer all.

Coronavirus and the elderly: All you need to know

May 25, 2020 1:42 pm

People with reduced or compromised immunity, such as the elderly, are more vulnerable to COVID-19.

Four cups of coffee a day keeps the heart doctor away for the elderly

June 23, 2018 11:48 am

A new study states that the elderly can benefit from consuming four cups of coffee daily. The caffeine intake helps enhance heart functioning as well as help recover from heart attacks.

For senior citizens, Akhilesh government offers free pilgrimage to six shrines

March 22, 2015 1:43 am

Special trains equipped with attendants, medical aid & free fooding and lodging would be provided at the destinations.


International Day for Older Persons: Photo series captures the many emotions of the elderly at old age homes

October 01, 2021 10:25 am

Abandoned Souls is a soul-stirring photo series by photographer Niraj Gera which gives voice to the desolated souls living in old age homes