CONTENTS:- 1. Ageing: A Blessing / Kamla Khetarpal 2. At the Sunset of their Lives-improving the Quality of Life of the Aged of District Solan, Himachal Pradesh / A.K. Sinha, B.G. Banerjee, R.N. Vasishat and Abhik Ghosh 3. Ageing and the Aged-An Overview / R.P. Mohanty 4. Social and Health Perspectives of Elderly / K.K. Ganguly 5. Neuropsychological Need for Ageing / Ashima Nehra 6. A socio-gerontological Study of the Institutionalised and Non-institutionalised Elderly Living in and Around Chandigarh / Rajan Gaur and Amarjot Kaur 7. Ageing and Health Problems-illness Perception in Different Age Groups / Indira Jai Prakash 8. Health Problems of the Aged-A Study of Dharampur District, Himachal Pradesh / John Mao 9. Drug misuse of Physicalistic Medicine Among Older Males and Females / Akbar Husain and Arshi Raza Naqvi 10. Economic Support of Family to Elders in Rural Haryana / Savita Vermani, Madhu and Salilesh Darshan 11. Effect of Family Structure on Degree of Loneliness and Mental Health of urban aged persons / S.K. Srivastava and Sweta Agrawal 12. Expressing Desire for Death Among Elders in Rural West Bengal / Debdulal Dutta Roy 13. Socio-medical Study of the Aged in a Primitive Tribe / Pramod Misra and A.K. Kapoor 14. Aged Problem Among the Angami-Naga Society / Kevilhuninuo Nagi 15. Status and Role of the Elderly Women in Naga society / Anungla Aier 16. Life in Old Age in Village Orissa / S.K. Ghosh Maulik and Madhusmita Mohanty 17. Elderly Workers Occupied in Beedi Manufacturing Industry in Villages / Hiteshkumar N. Patel 18. On the Physical Process of Ageing / D.P. Mukherjee 19. The re-distribution Pattern of Subcutaneous fat and Other Morpho-physiological Changes with age among Adults Females of Himachal Pradesh / Kajri Tandon and Satwanti Kapoor 20. Status of the Elderly-Demographic, Social-economic and Geriatric Dimensions and Strategic Measures / B. Suguna. 21. The elderly in TV created social reality / Joni C. Joseph 22. Some Personal and Familial Problems of Working and Retired Aged People / K.P. Krishna, Sushil Jha and B.K. Choudhary 23. Relative Deprivation Among the Elderly / B. Nalini 24. Policies For Senior Citizens / Manjumohan Mukherjee 25. Mobilizing Senior Citizens for their Own Cause / M.G. Athavale
India is a country with a fine tradition of respecting, loving and supporting the aged. As a result of urbanization and globalisation, the values and the life styles arechanging which is effecting the care of the aged. Through ageing has many aspects the primaryonce fall into four major categories: biological-physiological, psychological-behaviour, socio-economic and anthropological.