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Elderly elated to get allowance at home: Although the government had introduced the allowance for the welfare of senior citizens, they had to struggle a lot for the little amoount, by Yogesh Rawal (rep 24/10/2017)

Construction of Biratnagar elderly home in limbo (ht 16/10/2017)

200,000 senior citizen ID cards distributed in two years (ht 07/10/2017)

Honouring The Senior Citizens, by Hira Bahadur Thapa (rn 06/10/2017)

No respite: Rapid outmigration has made late-life scenarios much harder for Nepal’s elderly population in rural areas, by Menaka Hamal (kp 03/10/2017)

Elderly underfed, neglected at Pashupati old age home, by Ujjwal Satyal (ht 18/09/2017)

Old age home demands additional nurses (ht 30/08/2017)

Senior citizens receive allowance: 28 people get elderly benefits on opening day of KMC service, by Anup Ojha (kp 01/07/2017)

Turning Promise Into Action, by Hira Bahadur Thapa (rn 26/05/2017)

Kathmandu’s Geriatric Home In Mess, by Kanhalya Mathema (rn 19/05/2017)

Elderly denied social security allowance (ht 31/03/2017)

Erosion of family values hits grey population: Over 1,700 elderly are living in old age homes across the country (ht 24/03/2017)

Army chief Chhetri inaugurates old age homes (kp 16/02/2017), NAWF funded geriatric village to provide alternative care to elderly (ht 16/02/2017)

Disabled, elderly at Parbat village get benefit cards, by Agandhar Tiwari (kp 12/01/2017)

Senior citizens deprived of allowance (kp 09/10/2016)

Elderly demand 50pc discount on fares (kp 03/10/2016)

No allowance for senior citizens before Dashain (kp 03/10/2016)

Ageing population both cause for celebration and a challenge: UNFPA (ht 01/10/2016)

Don’t forget them: Problem of Alzheimer’s disease in the country is bound to worsen with the increase in life expectancy, by Sharad Koirala (kp 20/09/2016)

Senior citizens facing hard time, by Tika Prasad Bhatta (kp 18/09/2016)

A crutch for elderly: By helping the elderly proactively, we will be safeguarding their future and, in turn, our own, by Manoj Bhattarai (kp 16/09/2016)

Fifty and beyond: It is important to change social perceptions about ageing and recognise contributions elders can make, by Samridhi Rana Thapa (kp 04/09/2016)

SASCWG established in Kathmandu (ht 31/07/2016)

Senior citizens demand hike in allowance: Say they should be provided Rs 5,000 a month (kp 28/07/2016)

Old-age homes, by Ramesh Pant (kp 03/07/2016)

Revering Senior Citizens, by Hira Bahadur Thapa (rn 11/05/2016)

Elderly citizens demand old age home (ht 25/04/2016)

Elderly continue sit-in for more social security: Fifteen of the demonstrators have died since protests began 3 years ago, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 04/04/2016)

Elderlies rely on allowance, by Purna BK (kp 15/02/2016)

Senior citizens press demands for facilities: Social Welfare Ministry pledges to introduce benefit schemes (kp 13/02/2016)

Free health camp brings respite to ailing elderly, by Kisan Sangeet Nepali (rep 25/01/2016)

House panel mulls hiking senior citizens’ allowance (kp 14/01/2016)

Senior citizens deprived of allowance, by Aagandhar Tiwari (kp 20/10/2015)

Kathmandu to become elderly-friendly city (kp 20/10/2015)

The forgotten folks: Nepal must do more to address the needs of its senior citizens, by Chun Bahadur Gurung (kp 06/10/2015)

Elderly complain of difficulties: Municipality official says they are unable to provide allowance at the doorstep (kp 30/08/2015)

Quake injured senior citizens left in lurch (kp 23/08/2015)

UK-based family runs old age home in Damak, by Chetan Adhikari (kp 20/08/2015)

The elderly stance, by Priyanka Gurung (rep 14/08/2015)

Limited validity passports for elderly, children mulled (ht 02/08/2015)

Government to increase allowance for the elderly (kp 09/07/2015), Senior citizens unhappy with allowance raise (kp 18/07/2015), State ignored our voices: Senior citizens (ht 18/07/2015)

Elderly couple ‘expelled’ from house by children, by Aash Gurung (kp 05/07/2015)

Social security allowance distribution halted in Kavre (ht 29/06/2015)

Remembering dementia: Nepal’s ageing population brings a new problem that families and the government have little knowledge of, by Kenji Kwok (nt 03/04/2015)

Elderly abandoned by their own children seek refuge in Devghat, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 23/03/2015)

Senior citizens accuse political leaders of cheating them (ht 10/03/2015)

Traveling in Valley to get 50 pc cheaper for elderly, by Sangeet Sangroula (rep 28/02/2015)

Senior Citizens’ Plight, by Hira Bahadur Thapa (rn 18/02/2015)

Elderly to get 50pc discount on transport fare in Kathmandu (kp 05/02/2015), For elderly, city travel comes at half price now (ht 05/02/2015)

Old age problem: Non-Resident Nepalis should invest in an organisation which looks after their aged parents back home, by Khagendra N. Sharma (kp 18/01/2015)

Nowhere to go: Cast out from their homes, elederly parents feel let down by their own children, by Arjun Oli (rep 10/01/2015)

NHRC urges govt to provide better geriatric support (kp 04/01/2015), Govt told to protectsenior citizens’ rights (ht 04/01/2015)

Collecting allowance a tough task: Senior citizens say banking system not practical (ht 21/12/2014)

Team to look into senior citizens’ demands (kp 17/11/2014)

Elderly couple face social boycott over utility arrears, by Madhav Aryal (kp 14/11/2014)

Elderly to get personal bank accounts soon (ht 01/11/2014)

Nepal ‘not ready’ to take care of elderly, by Weena Pun (kp 13/10/2014), Focus this year on senior citizens (ht 13/10/2014), Elderly need more love, care and respect with flying time (ht 14/10/2014)

An older world: As South Asia is ageing faster than any region in the world, preparations must be made, by Jhabindra Bhandari (kp 01/10/2014)

Senior citizens to resume stir (kp 27/09/2014)

Banging head against wall: Goct unmoved by months-long struggle of elderly and teachers for justice (rep 21/09/2014)

Old age allowance: Reform needed, by Ram Khadka (ht 26/08/2014), Old enough: Senior citizen protest (rep 28/08/2014)

Of steely resolve: 19 months on, agitating senior citizens remain determined to force govt to meet their demands, by Arjun Poudel (rep 25/08/2014)

‘First’ hospital for elderly in Nuwakot (kp 25/08/2014)

KMC to establish clubs for senior citizens (ht 16/08/2014)

Senior Citizens Deserve To Age Gracefully, by Tika Raj Kafle (rn 15/07/2014)

Call to raise old-age allowance (kp 09/07/2014), Rights body asks govt to protect senior citizens’ rights (ht 09/07/2014), Elders’ demands (ht 09/06/2014)

Senior citizens warn of stern protests, self-immolations: Press govt to address their key demands (ht 08/07/2014)

Senior citizens' welfare: Policies confined only to documents (ht 23/06/2014)

Society For All Ages, by Jhabindra Bhandari (kp 17/06/2014)

UN World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: Say No To Abuse Of Elderly, by Bishnu Gautam (rn 15/06/2014)

MoWCSW proposes doubling elderly allowance (rep 01/06/2014)

Many senior citizens excluded from KMC's allowance scheme, by Sangeet Sangroula (rep 27/05/2014)

Some country for old men: There is a marked dichotomy between how Nepali society treats elder politicians and elder creative professionals, by Abhi Subedi (kp 18/05/2014)

Support the elderly: More than 80 percent of the elderly live with their children but the remaining are living at Old Aged Homes or without shelter, by Vikash Raj Satyal (rep 17/05/2014)

Plight of the elders: A humanitarian crisis, by Jayash Paudel (ht 07/05/2014), Nowhere To Go: With the breakup of extended families, Nepal's senior citizens are facing loneliness at least and trauma at worst, by Nikki Sharma (sp 09/05/2014)

Heed the elderly: Policymakers have failed to initiate a vibrant discussion to address the issues of the elderly population, by Jayash Paudel (rep 23/04/2014)

Suicides among old on rise: Changing moral and social values blamed, by Benupraj Bhattarai (rep 17/04/2014)

Elderly to block road for 50 pc discount (rep 05/04/2014)

KMC plans to distribute senior citizen allowance from mid-April, by Samik Kharel (kp 01/04/2014)

Senior citizens deprived of social security allowance (ht 19/02/2014)

Elderly living in 133-year-old building, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (ht 09/02/2014)

No country for the old: It is the duty of the young to take care of the elderly, by Niranjan Khatiwada (kp 02/02/2014)

KMC’s elderly benefit scheme, by Samik Kharel (kp 29/01/2014)

Comforting melodies: Elderly sit-in for state facilities gets musical boost (kp 15/01/2014)

Not enough caregivers at old-age home (ht 09/01/2014)

Discount on transport fare: Misread provision hits elderly travellers, by Weena Pun (kp 07/01/2014)

Senior citizens’ pleas fall on govt deaf ears: Their agitation enters ninth month (ht 27/12/2013)

Elderly in west call for easy access to allowance (ht 15/12/2013)

Age-old problems: The rights of senior citizens must be seen and ensured through a human rights perspective, by Sangita Nirola (kp 10/12/2013)

Elderly Continue Protest Demanding Transport Fare Concession, by Pratibha Rawal (rep 07/12/2013)

Empowering the elderly: Proof of citizenship has become key; yet, vulnerable groups are struggling to get their citizenship cards, by Sony K.C. (kp 22/11/2013)

Elders welfare: Parties make rosy promises (ht 03/11/2013)

Abandoned Elderly Feel Sad During Festivals, by Anjali Subedi (rep 23/10/2013)

Senior citizens rally for rights (ht 21/10/2013)

Old-age provisions win accolades, by Manish Gautam (kp 08/10/2013), Needy denied grants in lack of identification, by Weena Pun (kp 08/10/2013)

HelpAge International: Helping Elderly; At a time when international community are stressing to respect senior citizen, the state of Nepalese elderly people are very much pathetic (sp 04/10/2013)

Elderly see no reason to celebrate, by Pratibha Rawal (rep 03/10/2013)

Report says Nepal among worst places to grow old, by Manish Gautam (kp 02/10/2013), Still deprived of basic facilities (kp 02/10/2013)

Senior citizens demand more seats, discount in public vehicles, by Sangeet Sangroula (rep 30/09/2013)

Conference to highlight elders’ plight (ht 25/08/2013)

Senior citizens, disabled people to get KMC allowances (ht 15/08/2013)

The forgotten ones: A long-term vision for the elderly cannot be limited to an allowance, by Sony K.C. (kp 16/07/2013)

ADA Campaign For Senior Citizens, by Bishnu Gautam (rn 15/06/2013)

50 per centtreatment fee waiver for elderly on the cards (ht 13/04/2013)

Army ‘caretaker’ of old age home, by Basanti Bastola and Janu Pangeni (kp 24/03/2013)

Treatment fee for senior citizens to be waived (ht 12/02/2013)

Elderly deprived of medical allowance, by Mohan Budhair (kp 21/12/2012)

Walking for nothing: The government should fix the date and place for distributing the old age allowance, by Sony K.C. (kp 09/12/2012)

Senior citizen allowance to be increased to Rs 750 a month (kp 07/11/2012)

Senior citizens face hard time collecting monthly allowance ‘In such long course of waiting,it has become a burden rather than an economic aid’ (ht 21/10/2012)

Protecting the aged, by Ashish Thapa Magar (rep 06/10/2012)

Prez call to govt to safeguard elderly (kp 02/10/2012)

Giving up on grannies: As Nepal's population ages, thousands of elderly Nepalis find themselves orphaned, by Dambar Krishna Shrestha (nt 28/09/2012)

Pit falls of old age: As the healthcare needs of the elderly are clearly different than the general population, finding compassionate and caring doctors is vital, by Buddha Basnyat (nt 31/08/2012)

Getting govt allowance painful for senior citizens (ht 21/06/2012)

Averting old age crisis in Nepal, by Nimisha Bhattarai and Meena Bhattarai (nn 21/06/2012)

A better tomorrow: Addressing elder abuse, by Ashish Thapa Magar (rep 16/06/2012)

No country for the old: Plight of the elderly needs to be listened to in a changing Nepal (kp 08/06/2012)

Alternative ends: Hospice Nepal offers palliative care to the terminally-ill who have exhausted curative options during the course of their sickness, by Anup Ojha (kp 21/04/2012)

Fare concession for elderly only on paper, by Anjali Subedi (rep 20/(04/2012)

Abandoned by children, elderly mother longs to see them again, by Anjali Subedi (rep 15/04/2012)

Do we care? More needs to be done to take proper care of the growing elderly population in Nepal, by Bijan Pant (rep 27/03/2012)

Orphaned at old age: More grandparents feel less grand as they cross the 60's line, by Paavan Mathema (nt 02/03/2012)

Caring for the elderly: New Nepal, old problems, by Bijan Pant (rep 14/01/2012), Old habit: Elderly people in Nepal have long been ignored and neglected when it comes to policy-making process, by Bijan Pant (rep 28/01/2012)

The changing social fabric: Moving with the tide imperative, by Birbhadra Acharya (ht 12/01/2012)

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