Dr A K Sen Gupta

Dr A K Sen Gupta is the Co-Founder and Chief Trustee of My Retired Life Foundation (MRLF). He may be contacted at aksengupta51@gmail.com or 9821128103.

Stories By Dr A K Sen Gupta

Senior Citizens: It’s important to develop Ikigai

Senior Citizens: It’s important to develop Ikigai

Background:Ikigai is a Japanese word that means “Purpose of Life.” This further amplifies if we have a purpose and take actions followi...Read More

Senior Citizens: We need work options after retirement

Senior Citizens: We need work options after retirement

Backdrop:Population of elderly in India (60 plus) is continuously on rise. In the first decade of the 21st Century (2001 to 2011), numb...Read More

Senior Citizens: Here's why writing a Will is necessary

Senior Citizens: Here's why writing a Will is necessary

Backdrop:For an individual, it is very much essential to undertake an estate planning. The word estate here means every asset the indivi...Read More

Senior Citizens: Legal framework for helping the elderly

Senior Citizens: Legal framework for helping the elderly

Backdrop:One of the main areas of concern for senior citizens has been their financial safety and security when they become old and have...Read More

Senior Citizens: Need to do Sound Financial Planning

Senior Citizens: Need to do Sound Financial Planning

Backdrop:For a person who is just retired say, at the age of 60, financial independence becomes crucial. This is because there is no fixe...Read More

Senior Citizens: It is never too late to develop a hobby

Senior Citizens: It is never too late to develop a hobby

Backdrop:Hobby is often defined as an activity or pastime taken up by an individual for pleasure and enjoyment. Having a hobby is alway...Read More

Senior Citizens: Serving the elderly during the pandemic

Senior Citizens: Serving the elderly during the pandemic

Backdrop:Elderly people are most vulnerable segment of population in this time of pandemic. Besides being physically weak, many of them a...Read More

Senior Citizens: Distinctive strategies for different types of elderly in the fight against pandemic

Senior Citizens: Distinctive strategies for different types of elderly in the fight against pandemic

Backdrop:The current Covid-19 pandemic is a serious crisis faced by all of us in the history of our generation. There are lots of uncert...Read More

Senior Citizens: 7 steps to leading an active retired life with purpose

Senior Citizens: 7 steps to leading an active retired life with purpose

Backdrop:A major area of concern for elderly people particularly after their formal retirement is that they often lose “purpose of life.”...Read More

Senior Citizens: Special care is needed for the elderly who are living with dementia

Senior Citizens: Special care is needed for the elderly who are living with dementia

Dementia-Meaning and Extent:Dementia is a type of brain disorder that impacts two main functions of brain: memory and proper judgemental...Read More

Senior Citizens: Here's what makes them happy. Read on

Senior Citizens: Here's what makes them happy. Read on

Backdrop:As established by several researches worldwide that one of the most serious problems faced by senior citizens is that they often...Read More

Senior Citizens: Need for more Geriatric Counsellors

Senior Citizens: Need for more Geriatric Counsellors

Backdrop:India is virtually seeing an explosion of elderly population. During the earlier decade from 1991 to 2001, the rate of decadal ...Read More

Senior Citizens: Need to create awareness about reverse mortgage

Senior Citizens: Need to create awareness about reverse mortgage

Background:India is one among those countries that is seeing an exponential growth of elderly people. Better medical facilities, care, in...Read More

Senior Citizens: Need to take vaccination to the doorstep of the elderly

Senior Citizens: Need to take vaccination to the doorstep of the elderly

Vaccination against Covid-19:2nd Phase of vaccination has just started on 1st March and the target group comprises of senior citizens (60...Read More

Senior Citizens: Coming out of the Loneliness Syndrome

Senior Citizens: Coming out of the Loneliness Syndrome

Backdrop:The most prevalent and serious issue of concern with elderly people today is that a large number of them suffer from a Feeling o...Read More

Senior Citizens: The government of India should have a separate Ministry dedicated to the elderly

Senior Citizens: The government of India should have a separate Ministry dedicated to the elderly

Backdrop:The welfare of senior citizens in India is mandated in the Constitution of India under Article 41. India is one of those countri...Read More

Senior Citizens: Need of the hour is to have a sound CSR policy

Senior Citizens: Need of the hour is to have a sound CSR policy

Backdrop:As per the last Census of 2011, the population of elderly people in India is around 104 Mn (roughly 8.6 per cent of total popul...Read More

Senior Citizens: Need to Create Job Opportunities

Senior Citizens: Need to Create Job Opportunities

Backdrop of Census:The population of elderly in India (60 plus) is continuously on the rise. In the first decade of the 21st Century (20...Read More

Senior Citizens: Why communities matter so much

Senior Citizens: Why communities matter so much

Among the many problems/challenges faced by senior citizens, possibly the most prominent one relates to emotional issues. At the core lev...Read More

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