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Geriatric care in India

What happens to our elders? Do they go to old age homes? Do they have enough savings to pay for these? After spending all their money for our educations, marriages? What happens if they fall sick? Who will look after them?

What happens to our elderly who have no money at all? After their children almost throw them out of the house? Or even worse,  if they have no children?

I am surrounded by these questions and find no answers. Feeling completely helpless.

I did some research about old age homes in Bangalore. 

Many charge large per month fees. Most require the elderly to be fit. And the rest are in very bad shape - according to what I heard.

When I see so much wealth around in our silicon valley, I feel sad about these people.

And government   gives them old age pension of Rs 400pm that too after a very lengthy and difficult process. Great!!

And if you are looking for names and addresses of old age homes in Bangalore, contact 

Dignity foundation located in 4th T block. Phone number is 080-41511307

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