old age

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

75-year-old abandoned at railway station at Sedam

The young woman returned to her home town, Kodangal, in neighbouring Telangana, he added.

published on : 1st January 2019

Kerala House panel wants more state-run old age homes

The Assembly Committee for the Welfare of Senior Citizens has proposed to establish more state-run old age homes.

published on : 8th December 2018

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