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Older Persons want to remain in mainstream of the society, even in changed socio-economic scenario

* 90.32 % older persons want to change things accordingly, so that they can better their old age. Only 9.68% older persons were in favour of adjustment with present environment or conditions

* In the age-group of 60-69 years 98.97% people want to change the present environment, where as 96.55% and 51.6% in the age-groups of 70-79 & 80+ respectively want to change their living conditions.

* Older men were found more dissatisfied (93.61 %) in comparison to older women (87.11%).

* In rural areas 83.51% older persons are expecting or working for change in their lives whereas in urban areas almost all older persons (97.13 %) told that they want change, irrespective of the kind of change.

Source: Study conducted by Agewell Research & Advocacy Centre (for Needs & Rights of Older Persons)  

Contact Information

  • Name: Narendra Negi

    Company: Agewell Foundation

    Telphone: 011-298-3486 , 987-1551884

    Address: m-8a,lajpatnagar-ii