As We Age & Enter the Senior Zone

Anamika Sahu, Managing EditorA round two billion people across the world are expected to be over 60 years of age by 2050, reported WHO. Currently Japan and Italy stand out among the rest, with Japan’s over 33 percent of population being Super centenarians, which will reach to 37.3 percent by 2030. India’s around 12.5 percent of population will under this category by 2030. These numbers pose a lucrative market opportunity for startups and experts to enter the elderly care market. Whether its home healthcare or online medication or senior citizen apartments, elderly care is the
of the hour and should be addressed from every vertical possible.

With the dying culture of joint family, rising concept of nuclear family and youngsters migrating for better career/life opportunities, elders are left on their own. But age bring its friends along diabetes, Alzheimer’s, paralysis, strokes (heart/brain) and the pain of being neglected a new breed of entrepreneurs has undertaken the responsibility to take care of them and become their best pal. While working on our current edition of siliconindia Healthcare Magazine’s ‘10 Most Promising Elderly Care Services Providers – 2019’, we came across few such gems who have channelized all their energy to create a bespoke elderly care package for the geriatric population of our country.

What touched our hearts were their devotion and concern towards offering uncompromised, round the clock services delivered only by expert hands. Proper police verification of staff members, tech-savvy team and tech enabled processes, timely updates to client’s kins, regular stress buster exercises, healthy diet and much more, every aspect of their services are just meant to make the old feel as young and as energetic as them. Read to know more about the story of their care, compassion and dedication.
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