Old is Gold in the news!

Old is Gold Store was covered by the Economic Times today.

Excerpts from the article:

“We don’t just see ourselves as product sellers, but solution providers. In this world of Amazon Flipkart and Snapdeal, there is still place for highly …

May be it is not as bad as it seems

notbadThe two sisters came in looking for something for their dad. From their conversation with each other, one could make out that their dad was not keeping well, was stubborn and inflexible (like some seniors who have been fiercely independent …

Five Things That Healthcare Providers and Patients Should Question

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Since 2012, the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) has also been collaborating with the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Foundation, joining its “Choosing Wisely” campaign on two separate lists of Five Things Healthcare Providers and Patients Should Question. The …

Over 75? Your pension may get door-delivered soon!

75+Sunil Kumar Jha, a 77-year-old retired central government employee, would heave a sigh of relief amid this scorching summer. Come April and he won’t need to visit his bank and stand in the long queue to draw his monthly pension. …

HC Concern for senior citizens

The Orissa High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the State Government over non-implementation of the provisions under the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007.

Acting on a writ petition filed by a senior citizen Tarini …

Free Hearing test for Old is Gold Store customers

Hearing issues are often neglected.  And if not rectified in time, hearing problems can get worse, so much so that one might lose ones hearing completely.

We, at Old is Gold Store, understand the importance of preserving each of our …

Our interview on Radio One with RJ Sulabha

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You can listen to excerpts from our interview here.

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Of remote caregivers and happy endings…

caregiverMr. P came to our store yesterday. Since his mother’s passing 6 months ago, he had not had any reasons to come to our store, so it was a bit of a surprise for us.

More surprisingly, instead of the …

Second Innings in careers – A mela in West Bengal

Sr.NaiduTo help senior citizens to step into life with second career options after retirement, the West Bengal Housing Infrastructure Development Corporation (WBHIDCO) is holding a senior citizen mela to help them train and choose career options.

The senior citizen mela …

Talk on “Preparing for an ageing India”

I was recently invited to give a talk at the Rotary Club of Madras South and they very kindly recorded my talk and put it up on youtube.  I have embedded the link below.