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'Remove cap on maintenance to elderly in act on welfare of senior citizens'

Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawarchand Gehlot along with senior BJP leader L K Advani presided over the meeting.

Bombay HC asks state govt to file affidavit on senior citizens’ welfare

Mission Justice has sought proper publicity for the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007, and its effective implementation.  


Commuters rail against PMPML fare hike; term it ‘steep and unfair’

“The hike is not only too steep, it is also unfair and illegal. Nationally and internationally, senior citizen and students are given concessions in almost every sector, but the PMPML has suddenly decided to increase the monthly fares, so much that everyone is up in arms against it.”

Police Diary: Lending a helping hand to senior citizens

“I decided to get involved in this initiative because the elderly live alone and sometimes need help. What better way to give back to the community? I was very keen on working with the elderly after the (Mumbai police) helpline for senior citizens was launched,” says Kadam.

Pune: Senior citizen loses Rs 14 lakh to fraudsters

A 68-year-old man lost Rs 14.2 lakh to fraudsters who promised to give back the money that he had invested in insurance policies while he was working for a private company.

Pune: 68-year-old ‘beaten up’ for using toilet, dies later

The incident took place in Shaniwar Peth Monday when Mohan Dhanaji Chauhan (68), who stays in the vicinity had gone there to visit his friends.


Rising concern for safety and wellbeing of senior citizens

It is not an easy task for the seniors to be tension free especially when their children and other family members do not reside in the same city/country.

Retirement homes in vogue as Indians live longer and prosper

he Athashri retirement community offers the over-55 crowd Western-style amenities such as a clubhouse,gym,library and pool.

Retirement homes in vogue as Indians live longer and prosper

The concept of housing for the elderly still carries a social stigma in India but rising incomes.

Senior citizen couple found dead in flat

The bodies of a senior citizen couple,who died three days apart,were found on Tuesday in their apartment in Kandivali.