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How seniors can practise agility and balance at home, without external gears

March 23, 2022 12:54 pm

In addition to the daily dose of physical activity, there are certain exercises that one can incorporate into a routine to improve balance and agility; find out

Senior citizen dies, caretaker & son booked for ‘conspiracy’

December 18, 2021 12:51 am

The police said that the incident came to light when the priest at Dungarwadi Tower of Silence at Kemp's Corner called Behram's daughter Natasha Sethna to say the caretaker has brought her father's remains to Dungarwadi crematorium.

World Senior Citizen Day 2021: How the elderly is keeping up with 'forced' new normal amid pandemic

August 21, 2021 5:03 pm

The elderly are the most vulnerable amid pandemic due to pre-existing conditions and comorbidities, requiring immediate medical intervention

Mumbai: Senior citizen duped while depositing Rs 99,000 at ATM kiosk, two held

July 14, 2021 10:03 pm

The men had come to the ATM with another accused in a car, police said.

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.