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 …

The Non Resident Care Giver

caregiver-picture-300x221Every family has one and if you’re not so lucky, several.  Who is a non resident care giver? Usually a blood relative, a sibling, a cousin, an aunt, an uncle living elsewhere could be Mylapore, Mumbai or Minnesota. Absence maketh …

Report on workshop held on 8th May 2014

A Workshop on Retirement Communities sponsored by Harmony Eldercare Pvt. Ltd.  & Satvik Properties LLC was conducted by Old is Gold Store- a store for Senior Citizens on 8th of May 2014,  specifically for senior citizens to create more …

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

Abstract

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 …