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Elders: To care or not to care

In all the discussion on eldercare, let us not forget to spare a thought, a smile, a little time, for the lonely, destitute and abandoned elders – who make for a huge number in India, for we are the privileged who are caring and cared for.

Old Age Homes — Orphanages or Summer Camps?

There are as many solutions for elder care as there are families with elders and old age homes are not the only solution as being touted by an increasing number of people.

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The global joint family

The Global Joint Families are not so joined, after all. They share their hearts and love, but not the roof. It works perfectly – well, most of the time.

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The problems of a greying India

If the old are worried about getting older and becoming helpless without care, the young are equally concerned about taking care of their elders given that they might not be living close or other such constraints.