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Old - Aged & Elderly

80-year-old Kanta Prasad at his residence, in New Delhi. Prasad and his wife Badami Devi, who run a small eatery 'Baba Ka Dhaba' in Delhi's Malviya Nagar had been losing their livelihood due to the coronavirus pandemic, found some relief after their plight went viral on social media.

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80-year-old Kanta Prasad and his wife Badami Devi with their grandchildren pose for photographs at their residence, in New Delhi.

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An elderly woman ties rakhi on the wrist of a worker at an old age home, on the eve of Raksha Bandhan festival, in Kolkata.

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Agustina, 81, and Pascual, 84, hug and kiss through a plastic film screen to avoid contracting the new coronavirus at a nursing home in Barcelona, Spain. The Ballesol Fabra i Puig elderly care center installed the screens to resume relatives' visits to residents 102 days after a strict, nationwide lockdown separated them.

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An elderly woman waits to give swab sample for COVID-19 testing at a centre, during the ongoing nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Kolkata.

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Elderly passengers being escorted by staff members as they arrive at T3 of IGI airport for domestic travel after the resumption of flight services, in New Delhi. Flight operations were stopped in March after a nationwide lockdown was ordered to halt the spread of coronavirus.

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Elderly people maintain social distance as they wait to collect their pension money, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Patna.

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An elderly woman waits outside RML Hospital for treatment, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in New Delhi.

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Senior Citizens wait for their turn at a bank, during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kurali.

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Elderly women show 500 rupee notes after withdrawing from their Jan-Dhan account, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Nadia district.

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A man carries his mother as he crosses a deserted road during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Prayagraj.

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An elderly couple show their inked fingers outside a polling station at CR Park, during Delhi Assembly elections, in New Delhi.

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State Literacy Mission director P S Srikala visits 105-year-old Bhageerathi Amma, who became the eldest in the country to pass fourth standard equivalency examination, at Kollam.

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Elderly persons take part in the Tata Mumbai Marathon 2020, in Mumbai.

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Elderly women from an old-age home take part in a protest against Citizenship Amendent Bill, in Guwahati.

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Elderly persons at an Old Age Home celebrate Bhai Dooj festival, in Jammu.

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu addresses the gathering at the 39th Annual and Elder’s Day celebrations of the Age Care India, in New Delhi

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Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawarchand Gehlot after flagging off a walkathon for senior citizens to mark the International Day of Older Persons organized by National Institute of Social Defence under M/O Social Justice & Empowerment and Confederation of Senior Citizens Association, at Commonwealth Games Village stadium, in New Delhi.

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Senior citizens play football to mark the International Day of Older Persons, in Bikaner.

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Saidu (90) and Subhadra (82), after being separated for 36 years reunite at an old age home in Thrissur district of Kerala. They lost contact with each other since 1983 after the man went in search of a job.

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Veteran cricketer Sachin Tendulkar interacts with elderly residents playing carrom at St Anthony’s Old Age Home for Women, in Mumbai. This visit is part of the ongoing National Sports Day where Tendulkar encouraged everyone to take up a sport and remain fit and healthy.

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Desh Raj, 70, never married. His nephews tend to him.

Photograph by Jitender Gupta

Bimla Sharma, 78, visits the Anugraha daycare centre every morning

Photograph by Jitender Gupta

Pradeep Vashisht, 64, is a doctor

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Rajkumari, 75, works as her daughter’s assistant

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Sadi Ram, 74, is a farmer in Bisaich, Uttar Pradesh

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In this photo provided by the National Senior Games Association, competitors in the 90+ age division, including 103-year-old Julia Hawkins, of Baton Rouge, La., far right, wave to the crowd after their 50-meter race at the 2019 National Senior Games in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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Elderly persons wave their hands during a joy ride in a tram, on the occasion of World Elder Abuse Awareness day, in Kolkata

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An elderly voter shows her ink-marked finger and as she holds a mortar tail fin in the other hand, after casting vote at a polling station during the 7th phase of the panchayat elections at a village, in Jammu.

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Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan felicitates 96-year-old Karthyayini Amma, a native of Alappuzha, in Thiruvananthapuram. Amma, the oldest candidate who appeared for the state-run Literacy Mission Authority exams, scored 98 marks out of 100.

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An elderly woman receives food at a relief camp at Mepral Village in Chengannur, Kerala

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An elderly couple being carried by the 'Kanwariyas' for pilgrimage during the holy month of Shravan, in Ghaziabad.

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Members of the 'Tango Chocolate' dance school perform a tango dance on the occasion of the Argentinian May Revolution day on Hansaplatz in Hamburg, Germany.

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A person in a deckchair enjoys the sunshine on the beach in Brighton, south England.

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An elderly people walk past audio speakers in the shape of dogs displayed at a shopping district in Beijing, China.

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A 90-year-old tribal woman (C) takes literacy examination in a hamlet at Wayanad.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi helps a tribal woman in wearing charan paduka in Jangala village of Bijapur district in Chhattisgarh.

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Holocaust survivors dance during a weekly social meeting at Cafe Europa community and culture center in Ramat Gan, Israel, a day before Israel begins it annual Holocaust Memorial Day.

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Holocaust survivors dance during a weekly social meeting at Cafe Europa community and culture center in Ramat Gan, Israel, a day before Israel begins it annual Holocaust Memorial Day. Café Europa was founded in 2011, and has multiple branches. It is named after a cafe in Sweden where survivors would meet and look for friends and relatives after WWII.

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Widows participate in Holi celebrations at a Temple in Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh.

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This Budget has been kind to pensioners most of all

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi interacts with an elderly woman at St. Edmund School, at East Khasi Hills, in Shillong, Meghalaya.

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Ernie Ross, 83, jumps into the frigid North Atlantic in Herring Cove, Nova Scotia, as he participates in the annual polar bear swim.

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Senior citizens participating in the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2017 in New Delhi.

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Residents of the Barclay Friends Senior Living Community wait to be taken to ambulances as the senior care facility burned in a massive fire, in West Chester, Pennsylvania. The fire quickly spread to multiple buildings, forcing residents to evacuate outside into the cold. Chester County emergency officials say at least 20 people have been taken to area hospitals for treatment.

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An elderly lady is applauded as she celebrates after voting at a school assigned to be a polling station by the Catalan government at the Gracia neighborhood in Barcelona, Spain.

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West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee exchange greetings with elderly women in Kolkata during her visit to an old-age home to greet them for the Durga Puja festival.

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Rajendra Kumar Kanphade of India competes in the 60-64 year-old men's diving 1m springboard final at the 17th FINA World Masters Championships in Budapest, Hungary.

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Calcutta ­revellers raise a toast

Photograph by Sandipan Chatterjee

Selfie time for the party-goers

Chemanchery Kunhiraman Nair

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K. Ayyappan Pillai

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Musician-drummer Ramapuram Padmanabha Marar at his home

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Passengers take selfie during 'sneha yathra' in Metro train in Kochi. Nearly 450 children with physical and cognitive disabilities from 43 special schools as well as over 100 elderly persons from old age homes were invited to be the first public passengers on the newly opened Metro.

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An elderly woman and a child are pulled on a cart as civilians flee heavy fighting between Islamic State militants and Iraqi special forces in western Mosul, Iraq.

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An elderly clown joins an anti-government protest in Bogota, Colombia. Members of the National Union of Circus Artists from across the country marched in Bogota to protest the government's economic policies, demand better job opportunities and better access to healthcare.

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A man rows his boat down a street in the Cartierville district of Montreal. More than 1,500 soldiers hit the ground to help Quebecers deal with "historic" flooding that has caused widespread damage and evacuations.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Aadityanath interacts with an elderly woman during an inspection of a 'dalit basti', in Meerut.

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Kriti Sanon and Sushant may get all the nautches in Raabta, but the point of interest invo­lves the talented Rajkummar Rao. That’s the crinkled, wrinkled, tattooed and pierced old man (324 years old, reputedly) gazing at the clouds. After ext­­­ensive tests and five-six hours of make-up, Raj­­ku­­mmar, we suppose, just had to breathe to act!

Women from an oldage home whose tickets were sponsored by an NGO wait outside a theatre in Bengaluru before watching the opening show of “Bahubali 2: The Conclusion” which was released across thousands of theatres in India and the world.

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A man rests by a police car during clashes between protesters and the police in front of the parliament building in Skopje, Macedonia. Chaos swept into Macedonia's parliament as demonstrators stormed the building and attacked lawmakers to protest the election of a new speaker despite a months-old deadlock in efforts to form a new government.

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Nuns walk up the stairs and a senior citizen entering a polling booth during the municipal body elections, in New Delhi.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath listening to problems of people during his Janata Darbar, in Lucknow.

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An elderly women show banned currency notes outside Reserve Bank of India building, in New Delhi. The deadline for the exchange by residents who were abroad during the cash ban ends today.

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Two elderly women show banned currency notes along with a suicide letter while sitting outside the Reserve Bank of India building in New Delhi to exchange their old banknotes with new ones. They said they would commit suicide if their notes were not exchanged.

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A foreigner helps an elderly woman near a polling booth at Varanasi during the seventh and final phase of the Uttar Pradesh polls.

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An elderly woman is carried after she cast her vote at a polling station during the final phase of Assembly polls, in Varanasi.

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Elderly man enjoying Habel Habel (Hukkah) outside their house on the outskirts of Srinagar. The harsh days of winter came to end in Kashmir Valley due bright sunny days.

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An elderly woman is helped by family members after she cast her vote for Assembly polls at a polling station, in Ayodhya.

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An elderly and a disabled woman, both on wheelchairs, coming out after casting their votes during the Assembly Election at a polling station, in Patiala.

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Bollywood actress Amisha Patel giving voter ID card to a senior citizen during a voting awareness campaign on the occasion of National Voters' Day, in Thane.

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Jal Devi, a nonagenarian, files her nominations papers as an independent candidate for UP Assembly polls at Agra Collectorate.

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An elderly man walks with an umbrella as it snows in Dharmsala. This Himalayan region has seen very little snow for the past three years.

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Disappointed people raise slogans outside the RBI as they could not exchange their old currency notes, in New Delhi.

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An old woman crying outside the closed door of RBI as she could not exchange her old currency notes due to its closure for the day, in Kolkata.

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Bozena Cerna (86), the oldest contestant, goes into the water during the 70th Alfred Nikodem Memorial Race, a Christmas winter swimmers meeting, in Prague, Czech Republic. The water temperature was at 4.2 degrees Celsius ( 39.5 degrees Fahrenheit).

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An elderly woman is helped by policemen as people stand in queues to withdraw cash from a bank, in Faridabad.

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President Barack Obama with first lady Michelle Obama and some relatives serve Thanksgiving meals to residents of the Armed Forces Retirement Home, in Washington.

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An eighty five years old woman displays the new Rupees 2000 currency notes she received at a bank, in Allahabad.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar felicitates an elderly artist during Bihar Kala Diwas function, in Patna.

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Elderly women practice yoga at a park on International Yoga Day in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

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Despair and defeat are all this old woman seems to possess. The face mirrors the landscape.

Photograph by Jayati Saha

Cirilo Pacco, 80, asks for a tip after being photographed, in Paru Paru community, Cusco region, Peru.

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An elderly person takes refuge under a closed shop as he wait for the rain to stops, in New Delhi.

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Cricketer Virat Kohli interacts with a resident of Aabhalmaya Old Age Home during a visit, in Pune, Maharashtra.

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Lieutenant General KJ Singh, GOC, Western Command during a rally of Army veterans in Pathankot

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An elderly villager watches the funeral procession of suspected rebel Syed Mufeed Bashir, in Zadura village, some 40 Kilometers (25 miles) south of Srinagar,Kashmir.

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National Disaster Response Force personnel carry an elderly woman and a dog rescued from floodwaters in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

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Veteran servicemen shouts slogan during a protest against the One Rank One Pension scheme announced by the government near Parliament House in New Delhi.

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BJP MP and State president Jugal Kishore Sharma along with party workers celebrate the announcement of "One Rank One Pension" (OROP) scheme by Union government in Jammu.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated by ex-servicemen for One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme announcement, at Faridabad.

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An injured elderly Hurriyat activist lies on ground after being hit by coloured water cannon used by police to disperse supporters of Hurriyat chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani during their protest rally against Geelani's house arrest, outside his residence at Hydepora in Srinagar.

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In this file photo, Thomas Foster, a Navy veteran from Huntsville, dances with his wife, Carolyn, as World War II veterans filled the Davidson Center during the the 70th Anniversary of the end of World War II Recognition and Thank You Celebration, at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala.

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School students hug old aged people at an old age home to mark world friendship day, in Ahmedabad.

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A woman tries to remove floodwater from her house in Burdwan district in West Bengal.

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School students at an old age home celebrate world friendship day in Ahmedabad.

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An employee of a bank gives directions to pensioners in Athens. About 1,000 bank branches around the country were ordered by the government to reopen to help desperate pensioners without ATM cards cash up to 120 euros ($134) from their retirement checks.

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Ingeborg Syllm-Rapoport holds up her doctoral certificate during a ceremony at the University Clinic Hamburg-Eppendorf in Hamburg, Germany. Syllm-Rapoport wasn't allowed to defend her doctoral thesis in 1938 under the Nazis because she was part-Jewish. Now, 77 years later, she's completed all the requirements and is becoming Germany's oldest recipient of a doctorate at age 102.

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Delhi Congress President Ajay Maken with a senior citizen during the launch of an outreach programme for senior citizens called 'Aapke Dwar Shravan Kumar' at Kotla Mubarakpur in New Delhi.

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Jeralean Talley, born on May 23, 1899, is honored at the Inkster, Mich. district office of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. Talley bowled until she was 104 and still likes to catch fish.

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