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Title: Traditional Knowledge from and for elderly
Authors: Dixit, Usha
Keywords: Elderly
Traditional values
Healthcare
Nutritious food
Issue Date: Jul-2011
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
IPC CodeInt. 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.
Page(s): 429-438
CC License:  CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.10(3) [July 2011]

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