An article on home caregiving in The Hindu – Metroplus talks about Old is Gold Store. A short excerpt from the article is given below along with the link to the entire article.
About 30 years ago, the role of a caregiver in India was naturally accepted, as the older generation lived with the children. The elderly looked to the young members of the family not for physical assistance alone, but for psychological support as well. Consequently, they kept better health. As for caregiving, the onus was not on a single person, the family members took turns in caring for the young, the ill and the elderly.
You can read the entire article here.