The world is ageing. And so are its inhabitants. To put it in perspective, the no of people above the age of 60 in the world in 2008 were over 506 million. This number was to grow upto 1.3 billion by 2040. India and China are to have over 50% of these seniors in their country. And to see the overall picture, by 2021 the … Continue reading Green House Project: Future of elder care in India
With an increasing demand for professional care at home, YouCare today trains hundreds of workers to learn nursing and get jobs as nannies and nursing assistants. Continue reading Unemployed or Unemployable: Part 2
This is first of a two part blog highlighting the plight of the informal job sector in India and what needs to be done to mitigate the risk of a largely unemployable youth populace. In a recent survey conducted by the Ministry of Labour Relations, it was found that India despite being on an upward trajectory is still struggling to create more jobs and employers … Continue reading Unemployed or Unemployable
According to the ILO’s Global Employment Trends 2013 report , India’s labour force participation rate (LFPR) for women fell from just over 37 per cent in 2004-05 to 29 per cent in 2009-10 till 27.4 per cent in 2015-16. Out of 131 countries with available data, India ranks 11th from the bottom in female labour force participation. Data for these years throws up a worrying … Continue reading Indian Women: The dormant power
“And in the end it is not the years in your life that count. It`s the life in your years that matter” : Abraham Lincoln A recent study has shown that feeling of happiness in families increases by a staggering 50% if the elders in the house are reportedly happy and contented with their lives. As over 10 crore Indians cross the age of 60 … Continue reading Happy Elders!!Happy Families!!
Recently, our team was honoured to be a part of the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Summit held by CIIE and Chandigarh Angel Network at SD College, Chandigarh. Invited to pitch our business story in front of an esteemed jury of eminent personalities and investors from the town, also in audience were hundreds of budding student entrepreneurs. The session was thoughtfully moderated bringing many aspects of starting-up … Continue reading Finding and building a start up
Raising high EI kids can go a long way in helping them achieve success in life and work. Youcare.in explores how we can nurture emotional intelligence in families. Continue reading 5 ways you can raise an emotionally intelligent child.
Hiring a domestic help for caregiving. YouCare explores the pros & cons. Continue reading 5 reasons you should you hire a domestic help and not a professional caregiver.
One of the most stressful questions a new parent confronts is, “Who’s going to take care of my baby when I go back to work?” Figuring out the answer to that question is often not easy. More than 1,000 parents were surveyed nationwide about their child care experiences; a third reported difficulty finding care. Searching far and wide, finding little Shibani Bedi, a new mother who lives in … Continue reading Becoming a parent is tough but finding help is easy.
Trained caregivers are essential as not everyone can help in alleviating emotional pain. Care-giving emphasis on enhancing the quality of life for seniors and infant care. If a person is providing emotional and physical support to an elderly person or helping the elderly or an infant with prescribed medications or maintaining their hygiene, then the person is called a caregiver. Professional caregivers also provide non … Continue reading Why you should hire trained caregivers?