Is fun and games only for the young? A Bangalore based group of youngsters Volunteer for a Cause (VFC) believe age has nothing to do with one's wish to play, sing or dance. And they proved that belief true during a recently organised festival for the elderly from various old age homes in the city.
The group conducts regular fun activities and games at different old age homes across the city. They try to ensure the elders are engaged mentally, physically, and so...
Everyone has the right to autonomy and independence. But for many people across the world, this right is denied as we reach older age.
Older people’s right to autonomy and independence must be enshrined in a new United Nations convention on the rights of older people. It will ensure all of us can enjoy the freedom to decide for ourselves in older age.
Watch this HelpAge's network video to understand this idea better: