In India 33% of elderly people fall ill at least once in a year.
An alarming 20% of this illness is life threatening
But this need not be the case – 50% of these life-threatening illnesses can be avoided by proactive healthcare.
Percentage of adults over 60 living alone
In urban India, the steady rise in nuclear families has led to increased concern about healthcare, especially in the case of elderly people staying alone, away from their kids (who are either in other cities or abroad) or with women managing household chores in absence of their husbands, who work abroad.