senior citizens

Only 18 per cent in 18-59 years age group receive 3rd vaccine dose

Despite the surge in Covid-19 cases sparking some concern, Delhi residents have not shown much enthusiasm to get the booster shot.

published on : 18th June 2022

80 per cent distress calls received on Elders’ Helpline report senior citizen abuse in Bengaluru

8,419 calls received on the helpline reported harassment and cheating, while 4,176 of these calls were by family members, 1,868 calls were made by private and public agencies.

published on : 16th June 2022

Govt to build affordable flats for senior citizens in Sahabhavana Township

Facilities at the complex include a health centre, waiting lounge, library, common kitchen & dining room

published on : 3rd June 2022

These brothers from Karnataka's Kodagu, aged 94 and 85, set athletic tracks ablaze

The Palekanda brothers recently took part in the Pan India Master Games held in Bengaluru and won three gold medals and two silver medals.

published on : 3rd June 2022

Senior citizens stare at expensive train journeys

Senior citizens are distraught as Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw has announced that concession in train fare, which were withdrawn during the pandemic, will be permanently scrapped.

published on : 28th May 2022

Senior citizens train fare concession won’t be back: Ashwini Vaishnaw

The concession for senior citizens cannot be resumed as the Railways is already operating at a subsidised rate.

published on : 20th May 2022

Now, elders can dial 14567 for assistance in Visakhapatnam

Minister for Women, Children, Differently-abled and Senior Citizens KV Ushashri Charan launched ‘Elder Line’, a helpline number for senior citizens, in Visakhapatnam on Saturday.

published on : 8th May 2022

Senior citizens dazzle with their talent at Elders’ Fest in Bhubaneswar

A total of 33 members of the foundation participated in the event which was held in physical mode after a gap of two years.

published on : 11th April 2022

Irked by constant civic works, Malleswaram residents hold march

Irked by the continuous work in the locality, Malleswaram residents held a protest march to local MLA, Ashwath Narayan’s office.

published on : 7th March 2022

Sanctuary for shunned: Abandoned senior citizens find new home in Nilgiris

This couple in the Nilgiris provides a safe haven to elderly persons in an old house they renovated in 2015

published on : 20th February 2022

Are old people dispensible?

There’s not much they can do, except nurse their memories, and watch their faculties fade one by one. Should they matter?

published on : 20th February 2022

Gritty at 70, sarpanch nominees defy age to battle rural polls

Barik will be contesting along with five other youth candidates for the same post.

published on : 5th February 2022

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

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
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