Theme: Take a stand against ageism

The international day for elderly is an opportunity to highlight the important contributions that older people make to society and raise awareness of the issues and challenges of ageing in today’s world.

 Health education was provided in Anugraha nagar under Pallithottam health centre by III B.Sc.Nursing students under supervision of Mrs.Mekha.K.Gopinath, Tutor, Community Health Nursing department on International day for elderly regarding needs and problems of elderly. The elderly people who involved in the discussion expressed their view that they are been well cared for but are worried about hearing about those who are residing in old age home who are left behind in their needy days by their own children. There were 13 participants who attended the health education.