A STUDY OF OLD AGE HOMES IN THE CARE OF
THE ELDERLY IN GUJARAT
Project Report prepared
Population Research Centre
Department of Statistics
Faculty of Science
M.S. University of Baroda
|Dr. N.P. Das, Ph.D., D.P.S.
The very concept of an old age home is new to India. An old age home is usually the place, a home for those old people who have no one to look after them or those who have been thrown out of their homes by their children. The place is of course like home where the inmates get all the facilities for
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“Since the death of my husband, I ensured three meals of my three children by doing what not! Many a day, I starved but finally made them established. They left the village one after another and did not turn up again”
- Rahela Banu
“I am a lady of 61 years.
A S TAU D Y ago,B O Uwere hardly few old age homes run by some missionaries and by the State A there T decade
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