elderly

'Happy that we can take our family forward': Rajasthan couple in their 70s welcomes first child

The doctors claimed it to be the only case in the state. However, with IVF technology, many elderly couples in the country and world have become parents even at the age of 70-80 years.

published on : 9th August 2022

Elderly couple found dead at Vijayawada residence

The couple was allegedly addicted to alcohol as the police found surgical spirit in their residence.

published on : 6th August 2022

Elderly woman, grandson stabbed by six as scuffle breaks out in south Delhi’s Mehrauli

“I am not worried about myself. I am more concerned about my grandmother. She was left traumatised after the incident,” said Karan, who was injured on his leg.

published on : 21st July 2022

Rangareddy Collector becomes saviour of elderly couple thrown out of home

Meanwhile, revenue officials also found that their son and his wife moved a court against the eviction order and got a stay on the order.

published on : 29th June 2022

Elderly keen on working post retirement: survey

The study also revealed that 44 per cent of the elderly in Delhi are willing to work post-retirement considering the financial dependence which comes with it.

published on : 16th June 2022

Vishwa Sevika Trust runs shelter for elderly women in distress in Andhra Pradesh's Ongole

The shelter was founded and run by three friends, who after retiring from service, set aside  their entire time to social service.

published on : 5th June 2022

Elderly in Delhi’s old-age homes battling malnutrition: Study

A section of the elderly population living in Delhi’s charitable old-age homes are battling malnutrition while a much larger group is at “the risk of it”, said a study by an AIIMS doctor.

published on : 11th May 2022

Chennai double murder: 1000 sovereign gold jewellery, 50 kgs worth silver articles recovered

The elderly couple Srikanth (60) and his wife Anuradha (55) had returned to Chennai after visiting their daughter in the US in the early morning hours of Saturday.

published on : 8th May 2022

A route map to improve our care for the elderly

Promoting independence, autonomy, dignity, respect and shared decision-making are the central principles of healthcare for older persons.

published on : 26th April 2022

Covid cases continue to surge record high in Shanghai amid growing public anger

The city has already conducted many rounds of testing and built temporary hospitals, including in stadiums and swimming pools to treat both positive and asymptomatic cases.

published on : 15th April 2022

Pilgrim train to Somnath from Delhi flagged off

The February 14 batch was followed by trains of pilgrims sent for Rameshwaram-Madurai on February 18 and Puri-Bhubneshwar on February 19.

published on : 22nd February 2022

Police arrest drunk man who allegedly raped bedridden elderly woman after breaking into house

Earlier, while the elderly woman's family alleged sexual assault, the police said that only a complaint of theft was lodged and a case was registered ‘promptly’ on its basis.

published on : 16th February 2022

Delhi horror: 87-year-old raped in her house, kin accuse cops of delaying action

While the elderly woman's family alleged sexual assault, the police said that only a complaint of theft was lodged and a case was registered ‘promptly’ on its basis.

published on : 15th February 2022

Gujarat: Angry locals set ablaze 2 buses after one vehicle mows down senior citizen in Bharuch

The police have lodged two separate FIRs- in connection with the death of the man and the torching of buses by the mob.

published on : 1st February 2022

Thieves strangle elderly man at home, one held

The video of thieves strangulating an elderly man at his home in Jeypore town before decamping with his gold chain went viral on social media, sending shockwaves in the region.

published on : 18th January 2022

Elderly suicides on rise in Kerala

Data from State Crime Records Bureau reveals that number of suicides among elderly on the rise

published on : 22nd December 2021

Two more Omicron cases reported in Kerala; a couple from Sharjah test positive for the variant

The state reported the first Omicron case on December 12, followed by four more on December 15.

published on : 17th December 2021

Planning for demographic shift towards elderly

In a youth-obsessed media and start-up space,one rarely sees initiatives focused on the elderly - be it for their travel requirements, social and lifestyle needs, or tapping into their experience.

published on : 6th December 2021

Elderly couple found gagged to death in Tamil Nadu's Theni district

Karuppiah and his wife were found gagged to death with a pillow.

published on : 12th November 2021

Blue light exposure speeds up aging process!

There are a few things people can do to help themselves that don't involve sitting for hours in darkness, the researchers say.

published on : 19th October 2019