Problems of Elderly in India: Challenges of Access and Affordability, special reference to Bangalore Age old Homes
Author(s):
Dr. NAGARAJU. H. S.
Keywords:
Elder, Population, Health dimension, Old age homes.
Abstract
India the second most populous country. A dramatic demographic transition in the past 50 years. The age of 60 years almost a tripling of the population. The number of elderly in India is projected to reach 158.7 million in 2025. In developed countries advancing through demographic transition. There have been emerging epidemics of chronic non communicable diseases. Most of which are lifestyle based diseases and disabilities. Implementation future health policy making in India. A study on the socio-economic and health dimension of the elderly in old age homes of Bangalore has been undertaken. To study socio-economic and health dimension. The study covers 50 respondents both male and female. Failing and economic insecurity. Health care is becoming most expensive it has to make very affordable for the elderly population. Free periodical by the government. The growth of the elderly population in the coming decades will bring with it un precedence burdens of morbidity and mortality across the country.
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Unique Paper ID: 150757

Publication Volume & Issue: Volume 7, Issue 9

Page(s): 244 - 247
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