Senior Citizens

Resume Covid vaccine-at-doorstep service, urge senior citizens

After private hospitals in the city stopped the ‘vaccine-at-doorstep’ facility, senior citizens have requested hospitals to resume the service since it may attract more people to vaccination.

published on : 31st March 2021

Now vaccinated, USA's senior citizens emerge from COVID hibernation

More older people are reappearing in public after they were among the first group to get vaccinated.

published on : 28th March 2021

Plans drawn to complete phase-I of vaccination for elderly before polls

 The district administration has set itself a target to vaccinate maximum number of elderly people before the assembly elections. 

published on : 20th March 2021

Tiruchy: Lack of trust keeping elderly away from postal ballots?

While the brouhaha over voting through postal ballots is yet to die down, the facility has not found many takers in the State.

published on : 20th March 2021

'Second innings': India's new-age seniors splurge on themselves, drive growth of silver economy

Both Honnatti and Kurien present a growing tribe of seniors who are driving the silver economy, pushing forward an array of services catering to this age group.

published on : 14th March 2021

44k senior citizens vaccinated

Along with the vaccination of senior citizens, the administration of the second dose of Covid-19 vaccine to health workers and frontline workers is also progressing in full swing in the district.

published on : 13th March 2021

Our concerns are ignored in poll manifestos: Elderly

According to 2011 Census, senior citizens constitute 10 per cent of the State’s population. Tamil Nadu stands third in the population of senior citizens in the country.

published on : 12th March 2021

For 60+ population, software glitches hold up vaccine drive

Many not being allotted slots due to technical issues | Clueless private hospitals add to woes

published on : 4th March 2021

Senior citizens struggle with user-unfriendly CoWIN app

After several attempts to register on the CoWin portal, B S Manohar (68) got the ‘server not working’ message.

published on : 3rd March 2021

Senior citizens above 75 exempted from filing I-T returns: Finance Minister

'For senior citizens who only have a pension and interest income, I propose exemption from filing their income tax returns. The paying bank will deduct the necessary tax on their income,' she said.

published on : 1st February 2021

Expanding children, parent, relative definition will leave no scope for ambiguity: Parliament panel

The Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry told the committee that the expansion of the existing definition will enable parents/senior citizens to claim maintenance allowance.

published on : 29th January 2021

Online sign-ups complicate COVID vaccine rollout for older people in US

Some health officials have been trying to find other solutions to ease the confusion and help senior citizens sign up

published on : 15th January 2021

Ageing parents not happy? You may be asked to leave house

Though he had approached the maintenance tribunal seeking the eviction of his son and family, the plea was rejected.

published on : 29th December 2020

HC to state: Come out with medical insurance for elderly

The Karnataka High Court on Monday directed the state and central governments to come out with a scheme to extend medical insurance to senior citizens.

published on : 8th December 2020

Get the gram game on: Senior citizens get going in social media

Apart from offering a virtual escape, Instagram has become not just a source of entertainment but also well-being.

published on : 18th October 2020
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