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Welcome to Old Age Solutions. An online community for seniors. Whether you are an elder or a caregiver, a professional or a volunteer who deals with ageing issues or just looking for information related to older people, we hope this website proves to be a valuable tool for you. We would appreciate your comments and suggestions.
Who we are
Oldagesolutions.org is a webportal for older persons in India created as a part of Technology Interventions for Elderly (TIE ) initiated by the science & society division for benefit of elderly people keeping in view of the National Policy on Older People (NPOP).
TIE programme is a result of interventions by the Science & Society Division. In the 70th Expert Committee meeting, the first step was taken to initiate dialogue on Science &Technology (S&T) interventions for benefit of older persons involving participants from various stakeholders, including subject specialists and some residents of Old Age Homes. The interaction meeting was held on 15th February 2006 at Department of Science and Technology to identify selected areas where technological inputs would be benefit the older persons in India. Based on the recommendations of the interaction meet, it was decided to classify the S&T interventions under four major areas of health and nutrition, designs, networking and recreation & entertainment. In order to ensure involvement of more organizations on each intervention area, lead organizations were identified to organize detailed deliberations at different places. 4 lead organizations were identified for this purpose and workshops were organized under different themes. As a result of these extensive deliberations, few project proposals have been received covering different themes of the programme.
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and the Department of Science and Technology (DST), www.dst.gov.in to set up and develop a senior citizens' information system on the internet. We have joined hands with other organizations to bring out the best:
We strive to promote dignity and independence among older persons in India. Our web portal will include all information related to health care, nutritional requirements, housing, design and environment, recreation, entertainment, networking, and assistive devices to enhance the quality of life among older generation.
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