Care for the elderly

Published: 17th October 2012 12:43 PM  |   Last Updated: 17th October 2012 12:44 PM   |  A+A-

 Care and support of elders is an increasing concern with talks of India likely to become a country of old people by 2050.

 Against the backdrop, a sensitisation programme on health issues for senior citizens was held by MADAT, an NGO, in collaboration with Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment and NISD.

 A souvenir ‘Satayu’, containing information on ageing and old-age care, was also unveiled. Among others, Mayor Ananta Narayan Jena, retired Justice BK Behera, MP Prasanna Patsani and eminent actor Sarat Pujari were present.                 

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