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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: Survey shows prevalence of elder abuse in India


On the eve of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, HelpAge India, a charitable organisation working with and for older people, released its national report on elder abuse in India and launched its nationwide emergency elderly helpline app, 'HelpAge SOS'.

The survey revealed that the act of elder abuse is quite prevalent in India and in order to curb this activity, on which a blind eye is turned, the organization has launched this app, Save Our Seniors or SOS to provide help to the senior citizens at a click of a button. The app was launched in the presence of Bollywood ...


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