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Thursday, November 23, 17, 08:51:42, 2 Days In Society

Millions of elderly in India receive inadequate or no health care facilities. It is not just those living below the poverty line who are suffering from such issues, even those from well-to-do background can find themselves neglected or living in solitude. Many times elderly widows find themselves in helpless situations without getting proper medical care. With growing elderly population and the concept of nuclear family taking precedence in the Indian culture, it has become more and more importa...

Tuesday, October 31, 17, 12:36:34, 4 Weeks In Society

Health care is defined as a series of medical procedures that are undertaken to ensure the continued well-being of a person. These procedures are generally preventive in nature but are necessary enough to be done on a regular basis with a definite time interval in between. These procedures are generally facilitated through a system of hospitals or diagnostic centres, doctors, physicians, medical lab technicians etc. and might include: Major or minor preventive surgery as may be required, Pro...

Monday, October 30, 17, 12:29:45, 4 Weeks In Society

Generally speaking any gesture of giving which comes from the heart is known as a donation. Defining donation is thus very easy and can be said to be a gift either made legally or physically to either benefit of support a cause or help a charitable organisation. It can refer to any types of aids given to help others like money, clothes, food, emergency provisions etc. Even though making a donation makes one feel good and should be encouraged whenever and wherever possible, it is also important ...

Thursday, October 26, 17, 10:17:41, 1 Month In Society

Almost all families have people who are above 60 years of age. These people have certain unique needs. Let us see help for the elderly and how to take care of them and ensure fulfillment of these needs.     As a person ages, he undergoes certain changes both mentally and physically. His actions tend to slow down, his powers of comprehension tend to go down and his bodybecomes afflicted with ailments and conditions which need attention. At this stage a person survives as much...

Tuesday, October 24, 17, 09:12:20, 1 Month In Society

NGO is an acronym which stands for a non-government organisation. They are voluntary citizen based non profit organisations who work for causes directly or indirectly benefitting the supressed and the deprived sections of the society. These organisations can function on a local scale, a national scale and even on an international scale. In India an NGO is also referred to as a non profit organisation and as the name suggests profits earned by these organisations cannot be distributed or gained ...

Thursday, September 28, 17, 12:13:00, 2 Months In Society

Help for the elderly and senior citizen becomes very important to give them a good lifestyle and health care because it has been statistically proved that India has the second highest Indian population in the world and it is projected to become around 12% of the total population of India by year 2020. Let us look at how we can keep our elderly population happy. The elderly people in India are facing a certain amount of loneliness and negligence. There are many reasons associated with the build-...

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Kanan James is a former caregiver with a number of senior citizen homes in the country. He has himself contributed to enriching the lives of hundreds of elderly throughout his career. He emphasizes on the crucial role NGOs play in supporting such homes and the elderly.
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