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Elder Abuse: Role of Civil Society and Government

What and why of Elder Abuse! When senior citizens are abused on account of their defenseless position by younger relatives or others ‘Elder Abuse’ takes place. Senior Citizens have less capacity to fight for their own rights because of diminishing health, poor health conditions, poverty, loss of memory, and lack of...

Beat the Summer

Summertime brings sunshine, and everyone relishes the opportunity to enjoy favorite outdoor activities like Travel, outdoor activities with family and visiting the grandchildren. However, while the country continues to experience summers, you are more vulnerable to dangers of heat, sun and dehydration.…

Old, Fit, and Ready to Work

“I am capable of handling the front office better than any trained receptionist”, he announced confidently. Standing behind the stack of books piled on his desk, 76 year old Mr. GT Arasu was not one to be apologetic about his age.…

Coping with change

The institution of family as the shelter for aging is gradually being eroded. There are growing examples of children leaving their parents to live elsewhere- be it abroad or to live separately, as is the general trend in the current scenario of our present times.…