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Taking Care of India’s Elderly – Longitudinal Ageing Study

Longitudinal Ageing Study of India is India’s first and the world’s largest survey till date which provides a database on India’s older population and also stands to guide the policymakers to formulate policies and programs for the elderly population on the parameters of social, health and economic well-being. The study will also be used to strengthen and broaden the National Program for Older Persons as it includes a representative sample socio economic landscape of India and its states. India also has the world’s most ambitious Ayushman Bharat scheme which emphasizes the expansion of healthcare facilities.

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