Senior world

Is print media in India negative about Seniors ?

Is print media in India negative about Seniors ?

A study conducted by Department of Social Work in Delhi found that in over 30,000 articles covering six leading English and Hindi newspapers less than 1% space has been on the subject of Seniors. Also in about 500 articles in leading magazines for over a period of three months only one article was on Seniors and that too on dementia.    Creating a improper image of Seniors in the minds of young In the little space provided, Seniors they are largely projected as negative stereotypes. Seniors are shown as being vulnerable, on the verge of chronic illness, and having no voice of their...

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Why Seniors prefer "Ageing In Place"

Why Seniors prefer "Ageing In Place"

  Most seniors in India today want to stay in their own homes as they age, often referred to as “Aging In Place”. A study shows almost 15 million Indians aged above 60 live alone or with spouse only. In states like Telangana and Tamil Nadu alone, a quarter of the Senior population live in such all-Senior households. The fact is “Ageing in place” is a universal phenomenon.   Why Seniors today prefer "Ageing In Place" ? The confidence of being independent:  Seniors see themselves as proud survivors who have sailed through good as well as bad times. They are...

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Bathroom falls - A Geriatric Giant

Bathroom falls - A Geriatric Giant

                                                                                                                                                                                                       ...

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