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 – poetry rendition, skit, music or any other form of creative expression. Anitha Ratnam, Ashoka … Read more Dignity Literary Event
A chair for my Paati In 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 geriatric ailments and few products to assist in their care, a trio of Chennaiites—Sanjay Dattatri … Read more Old is Gold Store covered in Outlook
[slideshow_deploy id=’1169′] 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 awareness about retirement communities, their pros and cons, and other associated topics. While retirement … Read more Report on workshop held on 8th May 2014
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 focused niche sites,” said Prithviraj Somdev, cofounder of Chennai-based OldIsGoldStore.com. Somdev, a University of Madras … Read more Old is Gold in the news!
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 campaign is designed to engage healthcare organizations and professionals, individuals, and family caregivers in discussions … Read more Five Things That Healthcare Providers and Patients Should Question
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. The State Bank of India has planned a welcome respite for the pensioners — aged … Read more Over 75? Your pension may get door-delivered soon!
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 Charan Padhy of Nabarangpur, the division bench of Chief Justice AK Goel and Justice AK … Read more HC Concern for senior citizens
To 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 is being held at Rabindra Tirtha in New Town Rajarhat adjacent to Kolkata from Friday and will continue till … Read more Second Innings in careers – A mela in West Bengal
Students from the Asian College of Journalism visited our store and did a short segment about Old is Gold Store. It was heart warming to see our future journalists being so professional and interested in socially relevant causes. Enjoy their presentation.
Today’s youngsters think that technology can take care of their parents while they live abroad, claims a senior citizen. AD: Hi, what’s up? You seem pretty upset. BC: Just got back from my neighbour’s place. I get all worked up when I see someone choose another country as their home and expect technology to bridge the gap … Read more From the Hindu – About older people and technology