Old Age Homes

  • Bangalore worst for the elderly, Delhi best June 14, 2014

    Bangalore: Asia's Information Technology (IT) capital Bangalore is the worst place for the elderly people. According to a survey conducted by an NGO 'Help Age' India, the highest number of atrocities are committed against the aged people in Bangalore. Sadly, most of the perpetrators are sons and daughtersinlaw. The 'Help...
  • Delhi: 135 oldage home inmates evicted, one dies October 3, 2013

    New Delhi: In a shocking incident, a 55yearoldage home inmate Sher Singh allegedly died on Wednesday night after he along with 134 others was evicted from an oldage home in Vasant Kunj area of Delhi. Sources say all the 135 senior citizens were shifted to Sevasandan NGO in Narela on Wednesday...
  • Modi lauds Sadhvi Ritambhara for 'Vatsalyagram' project May 21, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Monday hailed 'Vatsalyagram' project of VHP leader Sadhvi Ritambhara. "If one was to truly understand Sadhvi Ritambharaji and her work, one must also look at her role in building Vatsalyagram," Modi said. He was addressing a gathering on the occasion of the groundbreaking...
  • Mumbai: 3 senior citizens killed in September, 40 in 5 years October 2, 2012

    According to National Crime Record bureau, in five years since 2007, 40 senior citizens have been murdered across the city, but there have been only two convictions so far. ...
  • One in three senior citizens abused in India: study October 1, 2012

    New Delhi: One in every three senior citizens is abused in India. On International Senior Citizens Day, CNNIBN turns its attention to the elderly who deserve to spend their golden years in dignity. An NGO working for the aged has now found that more that 50 per cent abuse cases...
  • Old age home for gays comes up in Gujarat September 24, 2011

    Vadodara: An old age home for gay men, perhaps the first such centre in Asia, has come up in neighbouring Narmada district of Gujarat. The old age home at Hanmenteshwar village, located on the banks of Narmada river, was inaugurated on Friday and named after late American writer Janet, who...
  • CJ show: Vishranti old age home for abandoned February 3, 2010

    Women started by Savithri nearly thirty years ago. ...
  • Gujarat gets India's first old age home for gay men October 12, 2009

    New Delhi: Taking a boost from the Delhi High Court's verdict on legitimising homosexuality, Gujarat has become the country's first state to have an old age home for gay men. A home for the gay men has been started by Lakhsya, an NGO working on rights for the gay community...
  • Chennai octogenarian runs women's oldage home January 27, 2008

    Chennai: Citizen hero Savithri Vaithi started an oldage home in Chennai for women she found abandoned in railway stations, footpaths or just wandering about. Savithri, now in her eighties, devoted her entire life to caring for women who are totally destitute, many of whom are discarded by their children. Her...
  • Celebrating the New Year with the old December 31, 2007

    Goa: For us new year's may be about parties and music but for the seniors at the St Josephs old age home in Goa, 2008 just means them coming one year closer in age to the 100mark. ...
  • Fire kills 63 in Russian rest home June 17, 2007

    RostovonDon (Russia): A fire swept through a home for elderly and disabled people in southern Russia on Tuesday, killing at least 63 people, emergency officials said. It took firefighters nearly an hour to get from the nearest sizable town to the facility in the Krasnodar region village of Yeisk, where there...
  • Elderly wonder if Bill is any good June 19, 2007

    New Delhi: For 76yearold N K Pal, the new Parents and Senior Citizens (Welfare and Maintenance) Bill is a godsend. Pal has been living in a home for the senior citizens Aashirwad for the last three years. Both his daughters are married and adjustment problems with them forced...
  • Sharmila & Maity paint for a cause September 6, 2006

    Mumbai: Actress Sharmila Tagore and artist Paresh Maity are kneeling for a cause. The duo is painting a canvas as part of Khushii India on Canvas project. A 100 canvases painted by celebrity pairs like P Chidambaram and Anjolie Ela Menon, Renuka Chowdhary and Jaishree Burman, will be later auctioned to...