for senior citizens Health Care
Sunday Clinics in Delhi
at various Hospitals of Delhi exist to enable senior
citizens to get medical Care easily. The aim is to provide
OPD services/facilities on Sundays in the hospitals under
Delhi Government so that the older patients' caregivers can
also accompany them without having to take leave from their
The following Hospitals have
Sunday Clinics (9.00 am to 1.00 pm)
Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital,
Rao Tulla Ram Hospital,
Jag Jivan Ram Hospital,
Dr. N C Joshi Hospital, Karol
Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narain
Hospital, Jawahar Lal Nehru Marg
Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital,
Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital,
Sanjay Gandhi Memorial
Aruna Asaf Ali Hospital, Rajpur
Hospitals have also the separate counter for Senior Citizens
for Medicines and OPD.
Besides the above Hospitals the following hospitals have
also Sunday Clinics (9.00 am to 1.00 pm) and separate
registration counters for Senior Citizens.
Maulana Azad Medical College,
Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg
Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital,
Kharak Singh Marg
All India Institute of Medical
Sciences (AIIMS) conducts a Geriatric Clinic on every
Friday at 2.00 pm in the Medicine OPD (2nd Floor, Room No.
(Directorate of Health, Government of N.C.T. of Delhi)
Health Care in Maharashtra
Blindness Control Scheme the state pays Rs. 600/- per IOL
(Intra Ocular Lens) operation. In a few municipal hospitals
there are geriatrics ward and they have OPD (out patient
department) once in a week in the afternoons. They have
separate queues for elderly.
Health care in Andhra Pradesh
Only widows are
entitled for health care benefits which include free
registration at the government hospitals and free treatment
for TB, Leprosy etc. to a very limited extent.
Health care in Gujarat
Free IOL (Intra
Ocular Lens) is given to elderly(60 yrs. and above) for
Health Care in Kerala
Hospital, Trivandrum there is a geriatric ward having 12
beds (male -8, female - 4) and free treatment is provided to
old people whose income is below Rs. 300/- per month.
Medical College Hospital, Trivandrum has an Out Patient Wing
on every Monday from 10.30 am to 12.00 noon for senior
citizens. District Blindness Society under the chairmanship
of Collector and with the support of Health Services
Department have a detection of cataract and further action
for older persons.