Old is Gold Store in the News

thumb_s3Kungumam – A Tamil Magazine brings out another magazine/supplement called Thozhi and they recently brought out an Independence Day issue covering many aspects of senior life in India.  Two articles came in the issue relating to Old is Gold Store.  …

Special Security Cell for Senior Citizen in Odisha

elder_safetySAMBALPUR: In a bid to provide safety to elderly citizens, who are becoming easy target of criminals, SP Prateek Mohanty launched a Senior Citizen Security Cell here on Tuesday.

The cell was launched in Khetrajpur police station and will be …

Udhavi – A volunteer group to help senior citizens

17DCADYR_UDHAVI__2062717gUdhavi – A volunteer group that provides companionship services to elders in their area was covered by the Hindu last week. Excerpts below.

Their children have flown the nest. They have to take care of themselves. Needless to say, they

Senior citizens in the news

oldmanOn Google, there is a facility by which you can set “Alerts” on specific keywords and phrases. Whenever a new article, or web page  with the specified words is added/created, Google sends you a mail with the link to the …

Legal support for Seniors – Free from Dignity Foundation

Dignity Foundation Chennai Chapter is launching their “Legal Clinic” at Dignity Foundation Office on August 13th.
dignity_foundationThe idea behind “Legal Clinic” is to offer senior citizens trusted information and advice on legal issues and clear doubts that they might have. …

Homes for seniors through Public-Private-Partnerships

Interesting news in the Times of India today.  

_MG_5595Delhi Development Authority has drafted a proposal to create the biggest housing project for the elderly built with government participation in the country. Spread over 24 acres in Rohini, the plan is …

In the twilight of their lives, healthy food is a call away

In the times of India today, there is a nice article on home delivered food for the elderly.  An excerpt from the article is given below.  Follow the link at the end to read the entire article.

“One person asked

Startups bring the doctor and hospital home

, TNN | Jun 9, 2014, 07.24AM IST. From the Times of India.

doctor-holding-stethoscopeMUMBAI: Healthcare will now be made available right at your door step. Thanks to start-ups who are using disruptive technologies to pioneer a home-based medical

Dignity Literary Event

The Chennai Chapter of Dignity Foundation, a non-profit organisation working for senior citizens (above 50), is organising the ‘Dignity Literary Event’ on June 14 from 9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. The event will provide an opportunity to showcase their talents …

Old is Gold Store covered in Outlook

A chair for my Paati

elder_store_20140602.jpgIn an ageist world where toddlers, teens and adults dominate the consumer graph, a trio in Chennai are thinking about growing needs of the rapidly greying—and largely ign­ored—section of the population. Faced with parents suffering …