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Poison Me Or Mark My House An Old-Age Home: Elderly Woman Pleads Before SP

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 […]

Bhubaneswar leads in elderly abuse? National Report on Elder Abuse says so

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”.