In a report released by the ministry for Statistics and Program Implementation, India has over 103.9 million elderly people above the age of 60. This is about 8.5% of our population and a lot of them struggle with relationships, healthcare, medical facilities, and accommodation.
According to 2014 survey conducted by HelpAge India, it was found that 50% of senior citizens surveyed, in which 48% men and 52% women reported that they are abused. Work with local NGOs of your city to improve their wellbeing.
There are only 728 old age homes in India while instances of abandoned elders are growing. Work closely with NGOs focusing on improving conditions and environs for Indian seniors.
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There are amazing NGOs working across India to protect senior citizens. Our job as a local nonprofits discovery platform is to help you discover the best ones and collaborate with them to make a difference. Below are the top nonprofit organizations working for senior citizens:
Senior citizens, Old age home
Women Empowerment & Education