Understanding men and women in their old age

A recent article in the Times of India talks about how men tend to get depressed in their old age while women tend to get more adventurous. This is something we have also noticed on our trips to old age homes and retirement communities. In all of these places, women appear happier and more participative … Read more Understanding men and women in their old age

Live-in relationships among seniors

Dignity foundation had a seniors companionship day last week and I was invited to moderate a debate on the concept of live-in relationships among seniors. It was very heartening to see that Dignity was making people think about such topics generally considered taboo in our society and it was doubly delightful to find quite a … Read more Live-in relationships among seniors

New York times looks at family care giving from an NRI Perspective

New York times blog regularly covers issues relating to senior citizens in USA.  Many of the issues addressed are relevant to India as well.  Their latest entry talks about how NRIs cope with long-distance caring situations where the parent(s) live in India and need to be monitored regularly. How many people who come to America … Read more New York times looks at family care giving from an NRI Perspective