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
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!!
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.
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?
Many children are sadly neglecting the needs of their parents. Youngsters prefer to stay away from their parents, making the parents fend for themselves. Many retired Indians must have borrowed heavily to conduct their daughter’s marriage or some such expense and invariably they are not able to pay this expense. If an elderly person involves himself in some work apart from economic reasons, it keeps … Continue reading Jobs for seniors citizens in Chandigarh