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‘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

Tastes like home: Govt scheme to provide cooked food to elderly a big hit in Kolkata

August 31, 2020 1:15 pm

All orders have to be placed on WhatsApp a few hours ahead of the scheduled delivery.

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.

Essential tips for caregivers looking after the elderly

July 09, 2020 2:10 pm

One needs to take cognisance that ageing is not chronological. Caregivers could be upskilled on how to offer help to an elderly person without compromising functionality altogether

The Glitch produces IAA’s awareness campaign for elderly amid coronavirus lockdown

April 28, 2020 9:03 pm

About a fortnight ago, the central government had also released a set of dos and don’ts for the elderly, to safeguard their physical and mental health amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

To help them get groceries, medicines, PMC sets up helpline for senior citizens, differently-abled

April 04, 2020 10:17 pm

Senior citizens and the differently-abled can call up the helpline and inform PMC staff about the items that they need or if they need help in visiting a hospital or bank. Those manning the control room will coordinate the service or the delivery with the help of local NGOs and police.