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Medical Relief Supplies for Assam Flood Survivors
Date: 29th july 2019

The Manikan Foundation donated medical relief supplies for Assam Flood survivors. The relief was routed through Our Irinjalakuda network.

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Caring for the less fortunate this rainy season
Date: 19th july 2019

The Manikan Foundation provided support to the needy and elderly people from the Porathissery village of Thrissur, Kerala who are suffering from cancer, dementia, and other terminal illness.

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ജീവിതത്തിന്റെ സായാഹ്നങ്ങളില്‍ ഉപേക്ഷിക്കപ്പെട്ട വാര്‍ദ്ധക്യത്തിന് ഒരു കൈതങ്ങായി മാണിക്യന്‍ ഫൗണ്ടേഷന്‍ നിലവില്‍ വന്നു
Date: 31th May 2016

ജീവിതത്തിന്റെ സായാഹ്നങ്ങളില്‍ ഉപേക്ഷിക്കപ്പെട്ട വാര്‍ദ്ധക്യത്തിന് ഒരു കൈതാങ്ങായി മാണിക്യന്‍ ഫൗണ്ടേഷന്‍ നിലവില്‍ വന്നു. കൂത്തുപാലക്കല്‍ വിശ്വനാഥന്റെ നേതൃത്വത്തിലുള്ള ഫൗണ്ടേഷന്റെ Source here..

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Oachira Parabrahma temple: the humble home to abandoned elderly people in Kerala
Date: 29th May 2017

Oachira Parabrahma temple, in Kollam district of Kerala, is now home to more than 350 elderly men and women who come from extremely poor backgrounds. After struggling and sacrificing throughout their lives, bringing their children up and marrying them off Source here..

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Old parents dumped like waste: Abuse of senior citizens on the rise in Kerala
Date: 4th Sep 2016

The other day, a 73 year old woman was found wandering on the premises of Guruvayur Sri Krishna temple. When questioned, the woman said she came to the temple accompanied by her son’s family, but there was no trace of them since then.Police investigation later Source here..

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Over 65% elderly face neglect and abuse in India. No country for old men?
Date: 13th July 2015

Over two-thirds of elderly people in India say they are neglected by their family members while one third of the elderly claimed to have suffered physical or verbal abuse, with those in urban areas bearing the brunt more than in the rural areas, according to a study titled Source here..

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Increasing number of elderly abandoned by family
Date: 02nd July 2014

The story of three aged women from Pachalam, who had no one to take care of them, grabbed the attention of city residents again recently when the eldest among them passed away. The plight of the sisters, however, is familiar to many elderly people here. Source here..

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Kerala To Have Exclusive Commission For Senior Citizens' Complaints
Date: 10th April 2018

The LDF government is actively considering the plan to set up the panel along with implementing several other initiatives for senior citizens in view of increasing complaints of atrocities and harassment against senior citizens.Source here..