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Oldagesolutions.org is a web portal for older persons created as a part of Technology Interventions for Disabled and Elderly (TIDE ) programme of Science For Equity Empowerment and Development (SEED) Division of Department of Science and Technology, Government of India for benefit of older people.

This is a collective effort of a multidisciplinary team of doctors, nutritionists, nurses and rehabilitation professionals from the Department of Geriatric Medicine at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi  who provide their vision of health and well being for those who are in their twilight years. 

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RECREATION & ENTERTAINMENT

A day in the life of a senior citizen depends on a lot of factors – how independent is he or she – can he/she see very well
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HEALTH

There is no one who would not grow old. Every being on the earth inevitably follows the cycle, determined by nature…
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ASSISTIVE DEVICE

There is no one who is resistant to difficulties and problems-especially when they come in the form of disease…
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FACILITIES

Reaching an age of sixty, in a country like ours, is not very comfortable. By this time, one has traversed..
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DESIGN & ENVIRONMENT

Life is not static. It is a combination of action and experiment, at each phase, without which it loses its dynamic nature…

Are you able to perform these ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING as Senior Citizens?

INSTRUMENTAL  ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING

Health tips for Elderly during COVID-19

Dr. Prashun Chatterjee, AIIMS talks about precautions to be taken by old age people

This video was recorded during the lockdowns, but the message given by Dr Prasun Chatterjee is still relevant. It answers some very simple but very important questions that we are facing in our day to day lives.

HelpAge India

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HelpAge India is a leading charity in India working with and for disadvantaged elderly for nearly 4 decades. It was set up in 1978 and is registered under the societies’ Registration Act of 1860. HelpAge runs a Toll-free Elder Helpline across 21 state capitals in India offering assistance to elderly in need. The Helpline links elders to various institutions such as old age homes, hospitals, police, government and non-governmental organizations.

ELDER HELPLINE: 1800-180-1253

National Institute of Social Defence Help Line Number

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  • On May’21, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Govt. of India launched a help line which is completely focused on senior citizen of India.
  • The toll free number is 14567 and it is operating for 12 hours a day (8AM to 8PM)
  • This help line, known as Elderline is presently fully functioning on 8 states in India, eg. Delhi, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telengana, Uttarpradesh and Uttarakhand.
  • Elderline is also ready to launch on 22 mores states in India.
  • Main objective of this is to provide information, guidance and emotional support to senior citizens along with field intervention in case of abuse and rescue of senior citizens to improve quality of life.

National Institute of Social Defence – Check this Advisory for Senior Citizens during COVID-19

“After Covid-19, the health problems of senior citizens might increase even more” – Dr A B Dey

Technology Initiative for Disabled & Elderly (TIDE)

Keeping in view the National Policy on Older People (NPOP), DST under its Science and Society Programme has recently launched a new programme on “Technology Initiative for Disabled and Elderly (TIDE)” to create an enabling environment for the elderly. The TIDE programme has evolved through a series of consultations involving various stakeholders (geriatric specialists, designers, architects, social scientists, senior citizens, etc.). Five thematic workshops were also organized to deliberate on specific themes. Under this innovative programme, project proposals are supported on conceptualization, research and development for finding technological solutions to address the problems faced by the elderly population and to improve their quality of life. Prestigious academic and research institutions (AIIMS, IITs, IISc, SPA, AIIPMR, National Institute of Social Defence) and NGOs (HelpAge India) are actively associated with the TIDE programme.

Submit your proposals for TIDE at info@oldagesolutions.org

The Forgotten Ones – Interview with Prof. AB Dey

Description: 320 Million Indians – 25 percent of the population – will be 60 years and older in 2050. Most of them will need much better access to the healthcare system, says Professor AB Dey, one of India’s leading Geriatric Experts.

The Forgotten Ones Elderly Care in India

Keeping in view the National Policy on Older People (NPOP), DST under its Science and Society Programme has recently launched a new programme on “Technology Initiative for Disabled and Elderly (TIDE)” to create an enabling environment for the elderly. The TIDE programme has evolved through a series of consultations involving various stakeholders (geriatric specialists, designers, architects, social scientists, senior citizens, etc.). Five thematic workshops were also organized to deliberate on specific themes. Under this innovative programme, project proposals are supported on conceptualization, research and development for finding technological solutions to address the problems faced by the elderly population and to improve their quality of life. Prestigious academic and research institutions (AIIMS, IITs, IISc, SPA, AIIPMR, National Institute of Social Defence) and NGOs (HelpAge India) are actively associated with the TIDE programme.

Submit your proposals for TIDE at info@oldagesolutions.org

Harmonised Guidelines and Space Standards for Barrier free Built Environment for Persons with Disability and Elderly Persons

HARMONISED GUIDELINES FOR BARRIER FREE BUILT ENVIRONMENT
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