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Episode 120 January 22, 2023

No country for the elderly, with Himanshu Rath and Indira Jai Prakash

Who is taking care of India’s elderly? UN statistics project that 48 million Indians will be over the age of 80 by 2050. That’s more than the population of California. But is India ready for that? In this episode, host Sandip Roy speaks to Himanshu Rath and Indira Jayaprakash about the lack of elderly care facilities in the country, the issue of accessibility and the impact of Covid, changing family dynamics, and economic concerns.

Himanshu Rath is the founder and chairman of Agewell Foundation Himanshu Rath, and Indira Jai Prakash is the former Professor of Post Graduate Department of Psychology, Bangalore University, who has researched ageing for years in India.

Produced by Shashank Bhargava and Utsa Sarmin
Edited and mixed by Abhishek Kumar and Suresh Pawar

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No country for the elderly, with Himanshu Rath and Indira Jai PrakashWho is taking care of India’s elderly? UN statistics project that 48 million Indians will be over the age of 80 by 2050. That’s more than the population of California. But is India ready for that? In this episode, host Sandip Roy speaks to Himanshu Rath and Indira Jayaprakash about the lack of elderly care facilities in the country, the issue of accessibility and the impact of Covid, changing family dynamics, and economic concerns. Himanshu Rath is the founder and chairman of Agewell Foundation Himanshu Rath, and Indira Jai Prakash is the former Professor of Post Graduate Department of Psychology, Bangalore University, who has researched ageing for years in India. Produced by Shashank Bhargava and Utsa Sarmin Edited and mixed by Abhishek Kumar and Suresh Pawar
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