Almost 70% senior citizens in India have a chronic illness

Two in every three senior citizens in India suffer from some chronic disease, according to the first Longitudinal Ageing Study in India (LASI) released by the Union Ministry of Family and Health Welfare on January 6 2020. Around 23 per cent of the elderly population (age 60 years and above) have multi-morbidities; elderly women are…

10 Government Schemes Launched for the Benefit of Senior Citizens

lderlies are a treasure of knowledge and experience for the youngsters as well as the economy at large. As life expectancy improves, the geriatric population in India is expected to witness a boom. According to statistics, by 2050, the elderly population will account for around a quarter of the total population. Savings play a crucial…