Why your grandfather hates self-reliant robots at home
Why your grandfather hates self-reliant robots at home

Seniors do not mind having robots as companions but they worry about the potential loss of control over social order to robots.

Maharashtra to lower the age of 'senior citizens' to 60 years

The Maharashtra Government on Tuesday agreed to lower the age of attaining senior citizenship from 65 years to 60 years in order to bring it on par with the central government.

Railways extend quota for senior citizens, females, pregnant women
Railways extend quota for senior citizens, females, pregnant women

The increase, however, will not be applicable in the AC three tier and AC two tier coaches where the quota earmarked for them will remain at two for the lower berths.

Will protect interest of senior citizens while revising rates: Govt

Finance Ministry on Monday said the interest of small savers, especially of senior citizens and girl child, will be kept in mind while reviewing the deposit rates for schemes in light of falling bank interest rates.

Uttar Pradesh to send senior citizens on free pilgrimage to Tirupati, Rameswaram

The Uttar Pradesh government will send over 1,000 senior citizens from the state on a free-of-cost pilgrimage to Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh) and Rameswaram (Tamil Nadu), an official said on Wednesday.

Senior citizen murdered and robbed at her residence in Delhi

 A 68-year-old woman was allegedly beaten to death with a blunt object after being robbed of cash and jewellery at her residence in central Delhi's Paharganj area on Wednesday.

Elderly people tend to overestimate their mobility

Many elderly people who visit emergency departments require more assistance with walking and other physical tasks than they think they do, which may lead to hospital readmission later on.

DNA: A reality check of old age homes in India

Let's have a reality check of old age homes in India which tells the tale of neglect.

Only 6% mobile users in India over 50 years of age: Telenor

Even though India has over 96 crore mobile subscribers, only 6 percent of them are over 50 years of age, indicating that senior citizens are not fully receiving the benefits of mobile Internet, says a survey.

Uttarakhand starts pilgrimage for senior citizens

After neighbouring Uttar Pradesh rolled out an all-cost-paid pilgrimage trip for senior citizens of the state, the hill state of Uttarakhand has also launched a similar exercise.

Senior citizens duped to tune of Rs 74 lakhs by two

 At least eight retired persons here were allegedly duped to the tune of Rs 74 lakhs by two persons who promised them MHADA houses under the 10 per cent reserved ministerial quota, police said on Wednesday.

Disrobed body of 75-yr-old woman found in West Bengal; rape suspected

The disrobed body of a 75-year-old woman inmate of an ashram was found on Wednesday at Katwa, 60 km from here, fuelling allegations of a second rape of a senior citizen in West Bengal in a week.

Limit of deduction in health insurance premium rises: FM Jaitley

There will be an increase in the limit of deduction in health insurance premium, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Saturday.

Jennifer Aniston wants 'Friends' co-stars to reunite, but as 'oldies'
Jennifer Aniston wants 'Friends' co-stars to reunite, but as 'oldies'

 Jennifer Aniston has confessed that she does want a ' Friends' reunion to happen, but when they are all senior citizens .

Rajasthan govt to re-launch free "pilgrimage train" for sr citizens

Rajasthan government said on Tuesday it will restart the scheme of "free pilgrimage train" for the senior citizens from early next year.

DDA proposes group housing and housing for senior citizens

With demand for housing in the national capital on the rise, the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) on Thursday announced a proposal for group housing and housing for senior citizens in the capital through developers.

Now, senior citizens will walk the ramp

 

Noida: When we mention senior citizens, the picture that flashes in our mind is of old people sipping tea, reading newspaper or strolling leisurely in a park. But here is a twist in their story - they will walk the ramp at an upcoming event.

20 health centres for senior citizens in Delhi

At least 20 Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) centres will be started for senior citizens in Delhi Sep 1 onwards for free consultation, a statement said Friday.

Govt launches insurance + pension scheme for senior citizens

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday relaunched an insurance scheme for senior citizens that will provide monthly pension ranging from Rs 500 to Rs 5,000.

New national policy for senior citizens under finalisation: Govt

The new National Policy for Senior Citizens is under finalisation, the Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.