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Padmanabha Vyasamoorthy
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Librarian turned Gerontologist helping senior citizens with information.
Librarian turned Gerontologist helping senior citizens with information.

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Amazing design for a wheelchair. Inventor / designer is looking for funds to put that into production.

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Elders Helpline in Bengaluru goes 24/7
Elders Helpline in
Bengaluru goes 24/7 =============================== Elders Helpline 1090,
a joint project of Bengaluru City Police and Nightingales Medical Trust has
completed 15 years of dedicated service to the elderly in Bangalore city. From 26 th Apr...

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The UPS that is highly religious.
My Neighbour's religious UPS Right behind my house I have a neighbour who has an UPS (Uninterrupted Power Supply) that often
goes under repair – battery low – and keeps sounding the warning bell. Unplugging
will not help. Muffling the sound is not possible....

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What is in a name?
What is in a name? “ What’s in a name? That which we call a rose / By any other name
would smell as sweet .”   This is a
famous quote attributed to Shakespeare. The implication is that names do not
matter but the persons are important. To my mind, a person’...

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Pat yourself if you are polyglot
Pat yourself if you are a polyglot A Polyglot is a person who is conversant with many languages.
I had a senior citizen friend, late Sri Chincholi Sarvotthama Rao (80+), a retired
Director of AP Forest Department. He boasted of knowing – hold your breath –
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I liked this for simplicity and great way of presentation.

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Free supply of Assistive Devices for BPL Seniors
Here's a development :) Some one (read Govt) caring for Senior Citizens: #RashtriyaVayoshriYojana assistive devices for poor seniors :) pic.twitter.com/szzdpAG0ZZ — Amrita Bhinder (@amritabhinder) March 29, 2017

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A Note on budget of MOSJE - allocation for PD and Senior Citizens
A Note on budget of MOSJE – allocation for PD and
senior citizens Total Annual budget allotment for MOSJE 2500 Crores Budget for Disabled &SrCit > 9.3% ->
232.5 Crores Expenditure on SrCit -->        OAP 16 crores (not from
MOsje budget)        Integrated...

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Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana
This is a scheme whereby the Ministry of Social Justice distributes assistive devices to disabled senior citizens in camps organised for this purpose. Please read some info from the ministry published recently. ///“Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana”, Shri Gehlot sa...

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Lifelong Learner: An inspirational example
Lifelong Learner: An inspirational example “After
nearly seven decades I was in a class room as a formal student” said Mr RN
Mital, about his participation in a one day training course on CSR (Corporate
Social Responsibility) Funding    organized by Navjeev...
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