Apart from availing tokens for free bus travel that will be distributed to senior citizens at 42 bus stands and depots across the city, senior citizens can also download forms at www.mtcbus.org. The applicants should submit proof of age and two passport size photographs with the applications. The scheme would be implemented from Wednesday. People … Read moreFree bus pass for Senior Citizens in TN
When a loved one gets hospitalized, there are Doctors and nurses to look after them while they are under their care. Despite that, the period of hospitalization can be very taxing, both emotionally and physically for the family members. However, a bigger challenge awaits when the patient gets discharged and moves back home. Many times, … Read moreA parent getting discharged from hospital?
The Senior Citizen Group recently convened a meeting to create awareness on encroachment and other issues faced by senior citizens. You can read more about it here.
It is indeed surprising, that despite being a culture that supposedly reveres the elderly, we don’t give the needs of the aged and the disabled in India any thought at all. To truly appreciate how insensitive we are to the needs of the elderly (and the disabled), do this mental exercise. Imagine yourself to be … Read moreAccessibility issues for elders
The management of Old is Gold Store; Prithvi, Jaya and Sanjay felt the need to address the long neglected topic of understanding and managing incontinence (bladder weakness) among the senior citizens of our community. This led to the idea of organizing a workshop on incontinence for the benefit of elders and medical professionals. In January … Read moreWorkshop on Incontinence