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Symposium - "Impact of Recession on Older Persons"

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Gulmohar Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi
Conducted on 17/01/2009Key Speakers
Mr. Gautam Bhardwaj, Director, Invest India Economic FoundationDr. Shashank Saksena, Director, Deptt. Of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Govt. of IndiaMr. Prabhakar Sinha, Times of India















Global Recession - a concern for the Aged in India,
Agwell’s Perspective
Global economic crisis has slowly started shaking up the Indian Economy too. There are differences of opinion with respect to the magnitude of its effects in terms of percentage, but there is no denying the fact that the infection has started spreading gradually into the financial and economic health of the Nation which is reflecting upon the living of the young but also on the working & savings of the retired and the old persons who had taken their investments into the new found financial offers in the growing economy over the last few years.
Persons of age sixty and older – along with those in other age groups - have been buffe…

SYMPOSIUM ON NEEDS & RIGHTS OF OLDER PERSONS

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Gulmohar Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi
CONDUCTED ON 22/11/2008
Key Speakers

Dr. Anup Kohli of Apollo Hospitals





SYMPOSIUM ON NEEDS & RIGHTS OF RETIRED SERVICE PERSONNEL

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Gulmohar Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi

CONDUCTED ON 28/09/2008
Key Speakers
Maj. Gen. Surat Sandhu (Retd.)Wg. Cdr. Praful Bakshi (Retd.)







“The Needs & Rights of Retired Service Personnel” ( 28th September 2008, India Habitat Centre) The society today is going through a process of change. With ever-increasing number of older persons, all equations are changing. Larger percentage of older persons on macro level and longer age cycle on micro level pose challenges to individuals and society both.

Agewell Foundation is an NGO dedicated towards the welfare of Older Persons across the country. In its latest endeavor to further the cause and motivate public opinion about needs & rights of older persons, Agewell has undertaken to hold a Series of symposiums on Social, Medical, Legal, Financial & Emotional needs & rights of Older Persons.As eleventh symposium in the series “The Needs & Rights of Retired Service Personnel, it is an open forum which will have di…

SYMPOSIUM ON DEMENTIA & RESPECT FOR THE ELDERLY

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SYMPOSIUM ON NEEDS & RIGHTS OF OLDER PERSONS

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Gulmohar Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi
CONDUCTED ON 05/07/08

Key SpeakersPro. Pushpesh Pant, professor of international relations at JawaharlalNehruUniversit

“The Needs & Rights of Older Persons” ( 5th July 2008, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi) Agewell Foundation is an NGO dedicated towards the welfare of Older Persons across the country. In its latest endeavor to further the cause and motivate public opinion about needs & rights of older persons, Agewell has undertaken to hold a Series of symposiums on various needs & rights of Older Persons.As ninth symposium in the series “The Needs & Rights of OlderPersons”, it is an open forum which will have discussions and debates addressing the problems and difficulties being faced by elder segment of the society. The Symposium will see eminent & scholarly personalities joining Agewell in taking forward the initiative to advocate for the needs & rights of older persons. This is an attempt to once again…

SYMPOSIUM ON MEDICAL NEEDS & RIGHTS OF OLDER PERSONS

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Gulmohar Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi
CONDUCTED ON 16/05/08

Key SpeakersDr. Anoop Kohli of Apollo Hospital,Dr. Ashwini Chopra of Aashlok HospitaLDr. Tushar Dhruv of Smarter Heart

SYMPOSIUM ON GENERAL NEEDS & RIGHTS OLDER PERSONS

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SYMPOSIUM ON RE-EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR OLDER PERSONS

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Gulmohar Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi
Conducted on 24/08/2007

Key Speakers
Mr. Murad Ali Baig, Social commentatorMr. S Sen, President, Confederation of Indian IndustryMr. G B Panda, Advisor, Planning Commission



SYMPOSIUM EMOTIONAL NEEDS & RIGHTS OF OLDER PERSONS (CONDUCTED ON 11/05/07)

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SYMPOSIUM ON FINANCIAL NEEDS & RIGHTS OF OLDER PERSONS

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SYMPOSIUM ON LEGAL NEEDS & RIGHTS OF OLDER PERSONS

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Gulmohar Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi
Conducted on 08/09/2006

Key Speakers

Mr. P N Murthy, IAS. Joint Secretary, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Mr. Joginder Singh, former Chief of CBI,Mr. Dipankar Gupta, former Solicitor General of India Justice Ranganath Misra, Retd. Chief Justice Supreme Court





SYMPOSIUM ON MEDICAL NEEDS & RIGHTS OF OLDER PERSONS

Gulmohar Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi
Conducted on
30/06/2006
Key Speakers §Dr. A B De, Chief of Gerentology, AIIMS,
§Dr Sudhir Khandelwal, Chief of Mental Health, AIIMS
§Dr. S K Srivastava, Escorts Hearth Institue

Symposium on Social Needs & Rights of Older Persons

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