Senior Citizens
Lifestyle  /  Published 20.01.22

Pronam, an ageless salute to our senior citizens

With many more such programmes planned for the coming days, Pronam is quite a shining example of how drive, diligence and dedication can prioritise the needs of those who tend to become an afterhtough...
By Priyam Marik

News  /  Published 17.12.21

New Town’s Elita Garden Vista launches Senior Citizens Wellness Programme

How it started The seed of this initiative lay in the Covid isolation centre with oxygen support that was set up at the complex in May, after the department of health and family welfare issued a guid...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Business  /  Published 27.09.21

Term plan costs to rise

Term life insurance policies may become costlier with reinsurance companies in favour of stricter guidelines on underwriting amid high mortality claims. According to industry sources, reinsurers have...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

News  /  Published 25.09.21

Mini-library for elderly home

A group of women has set up a mini-library for an old age home in Pujali, in South 24-Parganas, for a generation that is used to reading books and not swiping screens. The library has been set up wit...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.09.21

Ranchi to start helpline for elders

Ranchi district administration will soon launch a dedicated helpline number for senior citizens to call and seek help from the government in legal matters, during natural disasters and ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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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