Ageing: Transition into loneliness

Updated: Apr 14, 2012 13:04 IST

A dog sits near a man on a wheelchair in a home for the elderly in Masaya, about 25 km (16 miles) from Managua. Around 52 elderly people, mostly abandoned by their relatives, live in the retirement home called San Antonio that was built in 1911. Reuters/Oswaldo Rivas
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A dog sits near a man on a wheelchair in a home for the elderly in Masaya, about 25 km (16 miles) from Managua. Around 52 elderly people, mostly abandoned by their relatives, live in the retirement home called San Antonio that was built in 1911. Reuters/Oswaldo Rivas

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