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|Title:||Traditional Knowledge from and for elderly|
|Keywords:||Elderly;Traditional values;Healthcare;Nutritious food|
|IPC Code:||Int. Cl.8 : A47G, A01G, G01W, Do6C, B27, A61K 8/00, A01D 6/66, A01D 6/61, A01B, A01K 31/22, A01D 23/24, A01D 23/25, A01D 16/02, A01D 9/02, A01D 7/07, A01D 22/02, A01D 12/34, A01D 20/50|
|Abstract:||Elders are known to be storehouse of traditional values, skills and morale. Present paper is an attempt to discuss the traditional knowledge of elderly people, their role and highlights many areas where it can be useful for elderly themselves. Some insights are offered for strategic utilization of traditional knowledge and experience of elderly to address the need and improve the quality of elderly life in terms of socio-psychological, cultural, economic and health aspects. This valuable traditional information can be made accessible, affordable and adaptable to the specific needs of elderly people.|
|ISSN:||0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)|
|Appears in Collections:||IJTK Vol.10(3) [July 2011]|
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