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A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THREE TYPES OF OLD AGE HOMES IN DELHI-NCR

    1 Author(s):  SRISHTI KUMAR

Vol -  10, Issue- 11 ,         Page(s) : 43 - 49  (2019 ) DOI : https://doi.org/10.32804/IRJMSH

Abstract

With the disintegration of the Joint family system in India to nuclear family system, at both rural and urban levels, the care and the responsibility of the aged in the families has reduced. This lack of personal care and loneliness in the family has led the elderly of the family to constant search for new forms of care. Factors like Urbanisation, Modernisation, Good employment opportunities have altered the traditional roles of elderly in the society and in the family as well. As a result of the same, the provision for the care of the elderly is increasingly being passed on to the institutionalised caring. Thus the concept of Old Age Homes came into existence. Majority of the elderly people who do not have any security or are widowed or are abused or disrespected by their own family members take shelter in old age homes in the hope of getting social and familial environment. There is a large no. of financially and physically fit elderly that find an old age home as their last home for their emotional, physical and psychological well being.

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