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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.

Mistreatment most common form of elderly abuse in India: Study

July 20, 2014 11:21 am

The 2011 Census has shown that the elderly population (60+) of India accounted for 98.3 million.

The thinner elderly people are,the more they'll live: study

August 12, 2011 6:42 pm

Study said women over 75,with a BMI greater than 27.4,had 2.1-year shorter life expectancy.