senior citizen

State should intervene to implement welfare laws

Kerala Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Rules, 2009 is one of the least used legal provisions 

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

More regions of Russia require vaccines for people 60 and up

Some regions also imposed vaccine mandates for certain categories of essential workers. Russia has struggled to get cases down amid low vaccination rates and poor compliance with public health measure

published on : 4th December 2021

Grievances ignored, monsoon brings more struggles in senior citizen’s life

Despite barricades and complaints, a senior citizen is facing issues of water logging and mosquito infestation in his house.

published on : 26th November 2021

Railways pulling back concessions for senior citizens?

The concession has been suspended since regular trains stopped operations on March 22 last year.

published on : 1st November 2021

St John’s Medical College gets central award for eldercare research, activities

The Medical College was adjudged as the Best Institute for Research in the field of ageing by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.

published on : 6th October 2021

Senior citizen killed during scuffle with burglar in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar

Rakesh Sharma died during a scuffle with Aftab, the alleged burglar, who broke into his house allegedly with an intent to steal his car on Friday night.

published on : 2nd October 2021

Senior citizens’ month from October 1

CM Basavaraj Bommai on Wednesday said heart diseases contributing to 25% of deaths out of 60% of untimely deaths is a matter of concern that should be tackled.

published on : 30th September 2021

Unclaimed insurance transferred to seniors’ welfare fund: Regulator

A division bench of Acting Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma and Justice Sachin Shankar Magadum disposed of the petition filed by the Legal Attorneys and Barristers. 

published on : 9th September 2021

Forms for exemption from I-T returns for senior citizens of 75 year and above notified

The income-tax act requires all individuals having income exceeding the threshold limit to file their income-tax returns.

published on : 5th September 2021

Covid vaccine-reluctant elderly in Kerala to drive ICU occupancy, deaths

Experts say a sizeable number of population above 60 years and those with co-morbidities wilfully staying away from vaccination

published on : 1st September 2021

Chennai senior citizens to receive Covid vaccines at doorstep now

Measure announced to maximise vaccine coverage: Corpn officials

published on : 22nd August 2021

During Onam, senior citizens battle pain of missing their children and grandkids

Reminiscing the good times they had during Onam before COVID made an unexpected entry into their lives, senior citizens are silently bearing the pain of not being with their children and grandkids

published on : 20th August 2021

Senior citizens to take water bill protest online

The crux of the issue is that the water bill including arrears and interest amount to be paid by all the families since 2013 comes to Rs 93 lakh.

published on : 20th August 2021

COVID vaccine at doorstep for old, ailing Kolkata residents

Many Kolkata residents, who are above 80 years, and those over 60 years and have serious illness, could not travel to COVID vaccination centres

published on : 1st August 2021
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