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Senior Citizens
Calcutta  /  Published 21.08.21

Curbs hit mental health of aged

Before Covid struck, Samar Banerjee, 78, would go out for a walk every morning and spend hours chatting with friends sitting on benches on the lawn of his housing complex. For more than a year, he ha...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 16.08.21

National shame: India's senior citizens

India is now in its 75th year as an independent nation. This would be the right time to examine the lives of those who have aged along with the country. The results of this assessment can be found in ...
By The Editorial Board

Calcutta  /  Published 30.07.21

Pandemic push to elders’ tech skills

Age no bar IB Block’s nonagenarian Chandrasekhar Bose has had a smart phone for the past few years but only got time to explore it during the pandemic. He recorded a video speech of over half a...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

Opinion  /  Published 17.06.21

A false veneration: Elder abuse

Aaji, 69 years old, leaned over my doctor’s desk to elaborate on why she visits the clinic alone. She had four sons, two daughters, and one goat. The sons would rotate her amongst themselves, ir...
By Manveen Kaur

Health  /  Published 15.06.21

Save the elders

HelpAge India, Agewell Foundation, Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders Society of India (ARDSI) ...
By Dr Sanchari Mukhopadhyay, Dr Debanjan Banerjee

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Calcutta  /  Published 31.05.21

Jab window for senior citizens

Ward health clinics of the Calcutta Municipal Corporation (CMC) will reserve four hours in the morning from Monday to vaccinate those who are above 60 and who find it difficult to stand in long queues...
By Subhajoy Roy, Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

India  /  Published 28.05.21

Vaccination near home for aged

Delhi High Court on Thursday sought the Centre and the Delhi government’s response on a plea seeking directions to them to ensure adequate supply of Covid-19 vaccines for residents, especially i...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.05.21

Bombay HC calls for jab at doorstep

Bombay High Court on Thursday said it was disheartened and disappointed with the Centre’s insensitivity and with the Mumbai civic body for not starting door-to-door Covid-19 vaccination for seni...
By PTI in Mumbai

Calcutta  /  Published 23.04.21

Bengal Elections 2021: Senior citizen voters

Seen at: SBI staff training centre, HC Block Age: 88 The octogenarian had reached the booth all masked up but then realised she had left her voter card at home. So she sat waiting outside under a ga...
By Our Bureau in Salt Lake

Business  /  Published 17.04.21

Tax break for senior citizens sought

The government had decided to withdraw steep cuts in small savings amid ongoing assembly elections in certain states, including Bengal which commands the highest share in small savings collections in ...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta


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