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AGEWELL RESEARCH & ADVOCACY CENTRE (for Needs & Rights of Older Persons)


The Centre is committed to bringing in a dynamic change for the elderly in terms of social participation & integration, economic security, macro societal change & development, healthy ageing, enhancing the physical and mental quality of life and ushering in care systems in diverse cultural, socio-economic and environmental situations.
The changing times and the emerging manifestation of nuclear families have left most of the Older Persons facing loneliness and alienation. The world is witnessing a marked change in the needs and rights of senior citizens. The advent of better health care and lifestyle has seen a surge in the average lifespan of the population and hence, a longer old age, which translates into a large number of elderly seeking specialized care & attention.

The Research & Advocacy Centre will also undertake advocacy on issues of concern for welfare of elderly with the government, national & international agencies, and elected representatives…