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Senior citizens, differently-abled in Delhi can designate nominees to collect ration

August 30, 2021 11:07 am

If all members of a family are suffering from leprosy, are differently-abled, bedridden, or affected by other diseases and impairments will be allowed to nominate someone to collect ration for them.

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

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

World Senior Citizen's Day: A pictorial celebration of an elderly couple's lasting love

August 21, 2021 10:02 pm

On World Senior Citizen's Day, a look at the heart-warming love story of an elderly couple, captured in a photo series by photographer Niraj Gera

Comprehensive health support system – need of the hour for senior citizens in India

July 26, 2021 6:24 pm

With a lot of youngsters staying away from parents due to career reasons, there is a constant sense of concern and stress about their parents’ health. It is therefore crucial and the need of the hour to shift the focus from reactive care to proactive and holistic care.

‘They have no one’: At 88, a transgender icon combats loneliness among seniors

April 03, 2021 8:51 am

For older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, who came of age in a different era and might have been rejected by their relatives, the isolation can be even worse

Man booked for ‘siphoning off’ Rs 8.9 lakh govt fund meant for widows, senior citizens

March 21, 2021 6:42 pm

According to the police, Bijal Thakor, a resident of Mandal in Ahmedabad, was working as a computer operator on contract at the Mamlatdar office for four years until August last year.

In Himachal and Chandigarh, 3 senior citizens of every 4 highly satisfied with life

January 12, 2021 9:00 pm

The proportion of senior citizens reporting a 'high level of life satisfaction' was the highest in Gujarat (80.1 per cent) and Daman and Diu (77.5 per cent), the study found, followed by Chandigarh and Himachal.

Elderly should follow these health practices in 2021

January 09, 2021 9:07 am

Elders need to focus on increasing their immunity and taking health seriously

International Day of Older Persons 2020: COVID-19 essential checklist for elderly and caregivers

October 01, 2020 3:50 pm

The pandemic situation and the prolonged stay indoors can easily overwhelm anyone. The problem can be more severe for the elderly especially those living alone. Here are some easy points to keep in mind