senior citizens

Maintenance pleas of elderly to be disposed of in two months

The Madras High Court has directed the State to dispose of applications of parents seeking maintenance from their wards within two months.

published on : 20th June 2021

Maharashtra: Over 2,000 senior citizens died of COVID-19 in Raigad

Of the 16,601 persons above the age of 60, who contracted the deadly infection, 2,227 have died, he said, adding that the death ratio of the elderly stood at 13.4 per cent

published on : 10th June 2021

HC asks Kerala govt to ensure Janamaithri Police give timely help to senior citizens

The court also directed the state government to make every effort to ensure that bedridden patients, as well as senior citizens who cannot move out, are provided vaccination at their residence itself

published on : 3rd June 2021

Govt has failed to open old age homes in every Karnataka district: HC

HC directs state to file affidavit on how it plans to set up facilities for elders 

published on : 2nd June 2021

98-year-old Annapurna Biswal becomes eldest from Odisha to defeat Covid-19

Hospital sources attributed her recovery to a strong will-power and never say die attitude.

published on : 14th May 2021

Registration confusion, vaccine shortage: Elderly made to wait in vain

Several senior citizens reached centres unaware of suspension of spot registration; People awaiting 2nd dose fear they will be unable to get the jab at right time 

published on : 23rd April 2021

Startup help for elderly Covid patients

Fear of getting admitted to a hospital and reports about shortage of beds have pushed many elderly Covid patients living alone in the city into a zone of suffering in silence.

published on : 23rd April 2021

Many turned away to give seniors their second Covid vaccine shot

Citizens too point out that the situation is getting worse and feel that the government should think of all alternative measures now.

published on : 22nd April 2021

Ensure timely medical aid to elderly: HC to DMs

Says senior citizens must get regular pension payments and medical support in view of pandemic

published on : 22nd April 2021

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
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