Old age

WATCH | Sachin Tendulkar celebrates National Sports Day at old age home

In a 45-second video shared on Twitter, Tendulkar can be seen playing carrom and interacting and sharing jokes with the women inmates. 

published on : 29th August 2019

Five lakh new beneficiaries to get old-age pension: Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi Palaniswami

The Chief Minister also said that water pipelines would be replaced at the cost of Rs 28 crore to solve water supply issues.

published on : 21st August 2019

Telangana High Court provides relief for old aged couple kicked out of home

The court also expressed displeasure with the police for not registering the petitioners’ complaint against their son and daughter-in-law, who threw them out of their house.

published on : 9th August 2019

Socially active adults are less prone to dementia: Study

The study published in 'PLOS Medicine' found that social contact earlier in life can play an important role in keeping off dementia. "

published on : 3rd August 2019

286 cases of atrocity on elderly in one year in Odisha, says Minister

Replying to a question, Minister of State for SSEPD Ashok Panda said 286 cases of atrocity against elderly persons were registered in the State in the last one year.

published on : 28th July 2019

This Delhi psychologist's startup offers assisted living for senior citizens with dementia 

Sinha co-founded the startup Epoch Elder Care in 2012, which initially began as an assisted living home for senior citizens ailing from dementia and other mental-health conditions.

published on : 8th July 2019

Madras HC slams revenue department officials for stopping woman's pension assuming her to be dead

The Madurai bench of the court directed the officials to disburse arrears with a compensation of Rs 50,000 for the anxiety and stress caused to the woman, who said she lived alone and had no relatives

published on : 4th July 2019

Odisha government's apathy deprives elderly of old-age pension, other benefits

The delay in enrolling the names of senior citizens in the list of persons eligible for old-age pension shows the officials’ disregard for Odisha government orders. 

published on : 11th June 2019

Delhi: Man held for drunk driving to serve at old age home

The judge observed that the accused who is the sole bread earner for the family and first-time offender deserves to be dealt with leniently but at the same time balance has to be maintained.

published on : 6th June 2019

Bihar cabinet sanctions Rs 384 crore for old age pension scheme

The number of such beneficiaries is 36.50 lakh, Cabinet Secretariat department Principal Secretary Sanjay Kumar told reporters.

published on : 31st May 2019

Indians experience old age health issues earlier than Japanese, Swiss: Study

Age-related health problems can lead to early retirement, a smaller workforce, and higher health spending, the researchers found.

published on : 11th March 2019

TN Government told to ensure basic amenities in old age homes

The matter was adjourned to March 19 when the authorities shall file the status report with photographs.

published on : 6th February 2019

An old-age home where you can experience 'Anandam'

Anandam exemplifies the saying that the best and most beautiful things in the world can't be seen or touched, they must be felt with the heart.

published on : 19th January 2019

KSWC adalat reveals tales of children deserting aged parents

Other complaints considered during the sitting include alcohol consumption and related problems in family life, suspicion, property disputes and others. 

published on : 15th January 2019

Novel therapy restores youthfulness in mice

Researchers gave the mice a drug that inhibits the function of certain proteins that help the ageing cells survive in their senescent state, to see if this would contribute to removal of these cells.

published on : 2nd January 2019
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