Elderly Care in India: Societal and State Responses by S. Irudaya Rajan, Gayathri Balagopal

By S. Irudaya Rajan, Gayathri Balagopal

This quantity highlights more than a few concerns underpinning elder care in India, with specific concentrate on the demanding situations that India faces in taking care of the aged. as well as the very constrained kingdom help and close to overall dependence at the kin for long term social care and financial help, the altering dynamics among generations within the relations constitution and privatization of wellbeing and fitness care ordinarily create new demanding situations that have to be addressed.
Although care performs an important position within the wellbeing and fitness of the aged, there isn't a lot study to be had from India. This quantity attracts on field-based proof and the criminal framework in India to appreciate the ways that care is geared up for the aged and to find the most assets of care provision. The ebook addresses key topics reminiscent of shrinking of conventional aid base of the aged, trajectory of previous age houses in India and care preparations for the aged in the neighborhood. Written by way of teachers and practitioners within the box of gerontology, this booklet is an informative source for demographers, gerontologists, social scientists learning getting older, and human rights and felony specialists operating with the elderly.

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