Materials and Methods: By using a cross sectional study design 60 elderly females (30 each from community and old age homes) were assessed using a semi-structured proforma and an interview questionnaire.
It refers to a socially constructed way of thinking about older persons based on negative attitudes and stereotypes about aging and a tendency to structure society based on an assumption that everyone is young, thereby failing to respond appropriately to the real needs of older persons.
It is often a cause for individual acts of age discrimination such as in the design and implementation of services, programs and facilities.
The institution would raise the funds for the homes and create an interaction among the people and the unprivileged in a space designed to be experienced.
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