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Old People Home

Elderly people in the society are an asset and not a burden. Recognizing them as senior citizens and giving them due care and respect is responsibility of the society. Unfortunately, diminishing social values and increasing societal discrimination have deprived the elderly people of their right to physical and emotional care and in many cases the right to proper shelter. Due to ruthless societal attitude and in many cases from within their own families, elderly people are being forced to live in old homes. The situation demands civil society and media to play their role in sensitizing the society about the need, care and respect of elderly people. Our correspondent Raja Taimur Hassan has the story

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