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.

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.

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.

Union Ministries roped in to safeguard interests of elderly

The Social Justice Ministry has asked some of the key Central ministries to take necessary steps to safeguard the interests of senior citizens and ensure their financial, health and personal securities.

Elderly Pak nationals to get visa on arrival from Jan 15

Pakistani nationals of over 65 years of age will find it easier to travel to India as they would be granted visa on arrival on payment of Rs 100 or USD 2 at the Attari-Wagha check post with effect from January 15.

Delhi police to issue I-cards to senior citizens

Senior citizens in the national capital registered with Delhi Police will now get identity cards as part of efforts to protect them, city Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar said.

`Senior citizens abused more in Bhopal, Guwahati`

Bhopal and Guwahati top an ignominious list of cities where senior citizens face more abuse, a survey by an NGO claimed on Thursday.

Ad featuring senior citizens sex positions to promote use of condoms draws flak

An advertisement featuring senior citizens simulating sexual acts has sparked shock and outrage from consumers.

DTC buses make travel free for senior citizens

The scheme is a gift to the senior citizens on the eve of tomorrow`s `World Elders Day`.

Vivek Oberoi urges people to support senior citizens

Actor Vivek Oberoi is urging people to join him in supporting Manav Astha Foundation, a charitable organization that provides means to underprivileged senior citizens to visit pilgrimages in the country.

BJP for national commission for senior citizens

To ensure better care to elderly,
the BJP demanded setting up of a national commission for
senior citizens on the lines of the panels created for women
and minorities.

BJP for national commission for senior citizens

To ensure better care to elderly,
the BJP on Sunday demanded setting up of a national commission for
senior citizens on the lines of the panels created for women
and minorities.

Railways to treat women aged 58 as senior citizens from June

Women aged 58 years will be
eligible to avail 50 per cent concession as senior citizens
while men in the category will get a 40 per cent cut in their
train fares from June one.

Trolley service for senior citizens and women at stations

Senior citizens and women can now book a trolley service in advance to ensure smooth boarding and alighting from trains at important stations across the country.