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SENIOR CITIZEN NEWS

Mohali traffic police start delivering medicines to senior citizens’ doorsteps

June 04, 2021 3:38 am

SP (Traffic and Cyber Security) Gurjot Singh Kaler told The Indian Express that the traffic police personnel are helping the elderly couples by delivering medicines at doorstep, besides taking them to the vaccination centres for the jab.

How eldercare organisations are working as extended family to help old parents amid pandemic

June 02, 2021 4:16 pm

With a surge in the number of Covid cases in the country, these elder care organisations have had to augment their operations to meet the needs of as many as possible

Many older adults lack even simple, helpful equipment

April 27, 2021 8:49 pm

About 12 million people over 65, living in their own homes, could use equipment to help them safely bathe and use the toilet, two of the activities disabled older people most commonly struggle with. But about 5 million of them don’t have those items, even though they generally cost less than $50

Mumbai: Senior citizen arrested for molesting 34-yr-old store manager

March 12, 2021 1:24 am

While leaving, the accused threatened the victim of dire consequences and claimed that he knows where she lives. Jain then went outside and stood near the next store.

From live sessions to workout videos: Senior citizens take the e-route to stay fit amid pandemic

September 22, 2020 9:11 pm

While many of the elderly may not be new to exercise, it is the first time that they have gone online

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

June 13, 2018 11:11 pm

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

March 13, 2018 5:07 am

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’

October 30, 2017 5:19 am

“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

July 26, 2017 1:46 am

“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

March 14, 2016 12:42 am

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.