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Age is a number

Source: The Telegraph Time and age catch up with everyone. They certainly have caught India unawares, as the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government at the Centre has discovered. It recently revealed to the Lok Sabha that the country’s population is ageing much faster than some studies had projected, and that 34 crore...

Global Disabled & Elderly Assistive Technology Market research report 2018: Analysis by Regions, Market Size, Type, Application Prediction 2025

Source: Chronicle India

The Disabled Elderly Assistive Technology Market report delivers the Disabled Elderly Assistive Technology business profiles, participants, news, developing activities and policies, consumer volume and creating strategies. Disabled Elderly Assistive Technology industry also report delivers analysis on a region, products, sales, revenue.…

Growing pains of ageing: is India ready?

Source: Qrius

One of the best gifts that technology and modern medicine has bestowed upon humans is that of longevity. The global elderly population is expected to more than double to around 2 billion by 2050, with senior citizens in India alone accounting for 20% of the total population.  …

Seniors living alone easy target

Source: Times of India

Two recent incidents of an 85-year-old Salt Lake woman being robbed by conmen at her AD Block house and a domestic help decamping with valuables from a GD Block house have brought the spotlight on the safety of senior citizens living in the township.…

Workshop for cops to help senior citizens

Source: Times of India

A workshop “Sensitisation on Senior Citizen Issues” was organised by the Raipur police department on Saturday. The department in association with the social welfare department and HelpAge India held the workshop to discuss the issues faced by senior citizens and come up with solutions for the same. …