Top 5 constraints voiced by NRIs with ageing parents after a health setback

There are many constraints commonly voiced by NRIs when they are discussing ways to take care of their ageing parents back in India, especially after some medical event has made their parents less independent than before. Many of these constraints do not take into consideration ground realities and what is best for their parents.  This … Read moreTop 5 constraints voiced by NRIs with ageing parents after a health setback

The NRI and their ageing parents.

Every week we get calls from around the world asking us the same question. “Can you recommend someone who would look after our ageing parents back in India?”. Unfortunately, in most cases the short answer is “no”. While India may be the head quarters of outsourced services for the software and back-office industries, we are … Read moreThe NRI and their ageing parents.

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