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Pension schemes for elderly, widows, disabled not working: Supreme Court

NSAP came into existence in 1995, and consists of schemes that deliver pension to the elderly, widows, and the physically challenged.

published on : 10th October 2018

Santhwanam: A home away from home for the aged

The May 2018 statistics show there are 56 old age homes recognised and listed in Thiruvananthapuram under the Social Justice Department Control Board.

published on : 2nd October 2018

Can marriage protect against malnutrition in old age?

The findings showed that people who are unmarried, separated or divorced are most often affected, whilst men and women who are either married or widowed tend to take better care of themselves. 

published on : 10th September 2018

Over 22,000 old age pension applications pending with Himachal Pradesh government

Urban Development Minister Sarveen Chaudhary, informed the house that 17,981 new applicants had already started to get Rs 1,300 old age pension every month, while 22,378 applications are still pending

published on : 28th August 2018

Healthy diet associated with healthy cellular aging in women: Study

According to the University of Michigan research, a diet rich in fruits, vegetables and whole grains and low in added sugar, sodium and processed meats is linked to healthy cellular aging in women.

published on : 21st August 2018

Government run old age homes set for a paradigm shift

The initiative will integrate the activities of various stakeholders in geriatric care.

published on : 30th July 2018

Friendly care of elderly in all hospitals soon

The framework for the age-friendly hospital was developed by the Indian Medical Association (IMA) Cochin back in 2016 and was submitted to ‘Care of Elderly’ run by the national office.

published on : 19th June 2018

Here are the reasons why elderly people like to spend more time watching television

Elderly people spend a significant amount of their wake time sitting, and especially television viewing is associated with obesity, diabetes and the risk of cardiovascular diseases.

published on : 27th April 2018

Old age is just a number that no one dials

According to a study conducted by Agewell Foundation last year, 43 per cent of the elderly in India face psychological problems owing to loneliness.

published on : 31st March 2018

Three Keralites unite, to care for aged grandly

Grandage Services Pvt Ltd, the startup founded by Arun Varma, Rita Varma and Raj Narayan, offers an end-to-end solution to the looming crisis by training people on specialised geriatric care.

published on : 23rd February 2018

Old-age homes operational in all 75 districts: UP government tells Supreme Court

The apex court had earlier directed all the states and union territories to file their affidavits on a petition which raised the issue of status of old-age homes across the country.

published on : 4th February 2018

Fire breaks out at home for elderly people, kills 11 in Japan

The victims, eight men and three women, were among 16 residents of the facility in Sapporo, Hokkaido, run by a local organisation.

published on : 1st February 2018

'Gender, education, class affect quality of life in old age'

It was found that pathways to retirement and experiences of retirement differed greatly according to profession, gender, class and education.

published on : 27th January 2018

Eligible elders denied old age pension in Manipur

The Chief Minister on Tuesday ordered an examination of the process of selecting persons for the Below Poverty Line tag.

published on : 16th January 2018

People lived well past 40 prior to modern medicine

It was common for people to live to old ages in cultures throughout history, a study has found, dispelling the myth that most humans did not survive past 40 prior to modern medicine.

published on : 8th January 2018