[Aging in India].

  • A B Bose
  • Published 1986 in Zeitschrift für Gerontologie


Based on the description of the demographic development of the population, problems concerning the process of aging in India are discussed. The author refers to the changing status of old people in society and within the family structures. Emphasis is placed upon strategies of governmental and voluntary social service systems, especially old age income maintenance and health care. Conclusions for the planning and programming of social services are drawn.

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@article{Bose1986AgingII, title={[Aging in India].}, author={A B Bose}, journal={Zeitschrift für Gerontologie}, year={1986}, volume={19 2}, pages={96-100} }