Ageism and the Deteriorating Role of Families towards the Aged in India
Corvinus University of Budapest
Volume II – Issue V, 2019
As the number keeps adding to the age, so as the struggles to live a dignified life also keeps adding. The paper explains how the aged people are facing hardships that threatens their rights and dignity in the current Indian Society. It will take into account the role of family in providing security to their ageing family members and how the event of global processes such as industrialisation and globalisation has impacted the structure of Indian society and its effect on the lives of the aged. The paper will thoroughly discuss the reasons for the unfavourable treatment towards the aged people and the government response to this issue.
KeyWords: Ageism, Old-age, Family care, Industrialisation, Modernisation, Media, Social Care, Health Care, Elderly Abuse