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.

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.

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.

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.

HC tells Railways to reserve seats for the elderly in trains

The Bombay High Court Wednesday asked the Railway authorities to come out with a scheme to reserve seats for senior citizens in suburban trains as the existing facility was not sufficient to accommodate the elders.

Set up a working group for welfare of senior citizens: Najeeb Jung

Delhi`s Lt Governor directed constitution of a working group comprising NGOs and government officials to devise a holistic action plan for the welfare of senior citizens.

Importance of pursuing recreational activities in senior years

After super busy and charged days, retirement’s greatest bane is how to pass the time.

Govt developing safety device for women, senior citizens

The government is developing a personal safety device which could be used to trigger alarm and send signals to pre-identified phone numbers in case of emergency.

No respite from elderly abuse in India!

Elderly abuse in India is growing and daughters-in-law are reported as the worst abusers of the elderly at home.

Low-cost tips to help seniors live independently at home

Losing mobility and thereby one’s independence is one of the difficulties seniors have to face.

Rajasthan offers free pilgrimage to senior citizens

Rajasthan will launch a new scheme under which it will bear all expenses of boarding and lodging for senior citizens going on selected pilgrimages.

Delhi plans to offer more to its aged residents

The Delhi Government plans to set up more recreational centres for senior citizens in the city during the current fiscal.

India lifts freeze on visa on arrival for Pak seniors

Giving a new fillip to its relations with Pakistan, India has started visa on arrival facility for senior citizens of that country.

India, Pak urged to implement visa on arrival for senior citizens

Sixteen NGOs from India and Pakistan appealed to their governments to implement the "visa on arrival" scheme for senior citizens.