Determinants of Living Arrangements of Elderly in Orissa : An Analysis

  title={Determinants of Living Arrangements of Elderly in Orissa : An Analysis},
  author={Akshaya Kumar Panigrahi},
India is home to a rapidly growing population of elderly persons. It is among the fastest growing ones in the world. Yet, there are very few studies documenting their welfare or focussing on the factors that determine their living arrangements. Some studies show that the traditional India joint family system is on the decline and more families are becoming nuclear. Given this background, it is importan t to explore the current nature of the living arrangements and its determinants. Studies… CONTINUE READING

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