Senior citizens can now hire families for company

UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2017 11:42 AM IST
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Healthcare-at-home services are offering companionship to senior citizens for a fee. You can pay to have someone just come over and talk; accompany you to a wedding or a play; help you get to the bank or doctor, or just read to you. Among those offering such services are Maya Care, The Family Member, Aaji Care, Samvedna Care. We spoke to three senior citizens availing the service to find out how they feel about it. While Chhaya and Nutan share a grandchild-grandparent bond,73-year old Madhav Khandekar's companion is more like a friend. Click to watch the complete story


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