• Review Article
  • Year:2020
  • Volume:1
  • Issue:1

Widening horizons: Adding quality

Ravinder Singh


Ageing is inevitable and unavoidable. It brings various challenges with it. An aged person faces physical, mental and social problems. India crossed the mark of 7% aged population above 60 years, putting in the club of few countries which have such a big proportion of population in this age group. Various specialities were created based on gender or age group. Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology were the specialties, which laid down the foundation of health and medical care in the elderly. Various approaches were developed to take care of health of the older persons.