Paralakhemundi: Children are considered as their parents’ support system in old age. But is it that big a dream to expect a little love and selfless service from the offspring? Janaki Adhikari is 75, helpless, neglected even though she stays with her son and daughter-in-law. Robbed off service and care, the elderly woman from Gopini […]
Smart city Bhubaneswar leads the country when it comes to disrespecting elders, revealed the National Report on Elder Abuse -2018 released last week . As many as 82 % elders in the city feel that they are “disrespected,” the survey revealed. The capital city came second in “prevalence of elder abuse in the society”. A good 87% respondents from Bhubaneswar who took part in the national survey admitted, “yes it happens”.