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InLiving Arrangements and Quality of life of Nepalese Elderly in Rural Nepal

The purpose of this paper was to examine the elderly people’s perception towards quality of life according to their living arrangement in rural setting of Nepal. This is a cross-sectional study carried out in 2017 in Kailali district, western part of
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  Indian Journal of  GERONTOLOGY (a quarterly journal devoted to research on ageing)  Vol. 33 No. 2, 2019 EDITOR K.L. Sharma EDITORIAL BOARD Biological Sciences Clinical Medicine Social Sciences B.K. Patnaik Vivek Sharma Uday JainP.K. Dev Prashanth Reddy N.K. ChadhaS.P. Sharma Shiv Gautam Yatindra Singh Sisodia CONSULTING EDITORS A.V. Everitt (London), Harold R. Massie (New York),R.S. Sohal (Dallas, Texas),Sally Newman (U.S.A.), Lynn McDonald (Canada),L.K. Kothari (Jaipur), S.K. Dutta (Kolkata), Vinod Kumar (NewDelhi), V.S. Natarajan (Chennai), B.N. Puhan (Bhubaneswar),Gireshwar Mishra (New Delhi), H.S. Asthana (U.S.A.),Arun. P. Bali (Delhi), R.S. Bhatnagar (Jaipur),D. Jamuna (Tirupati), Arup K. Benerjee (U.K.),Indira J. Prakash (Bangalore), Yogesh Atal (Gurgaon), P. Uma Devi (Kerala) MANAGING EDITOR Monica Rao  Indian Journal of Gerontology (A quarterly journal devoted to research on ageing)  ISSN : 0971–4189Approved by UGC – No. 20786SUBSCRIPTION RATES  Annual Subscription US $ 80.00 (Including Postage)UK £ 50.00 (Including Postage)Rs. 800.00 Libraries in India Free for Members  Financial Assistance Received from : ICSSR, New Delhi  Printed in India at : Aalekh PublishersM.I. Road, Jaipur Typeset by : Anurag Kumawat  Jaipur  Contents 1. Appetite Assessment of the Older Adult Women of Kolkataand Finding its Relationship with Protein-energy Intake andNutritional Status 121 Bidisha Maity, Debnath Chaudhuri, Indranil Saha and Minati Sen 2. Assessment of the Nutritional Status of Elderly and its Correlates 130  Kumkum Kumari 3. Productive Ageing: Insights from an Action Research Dealingwith Senior Citizens’ Engagement with an E-Learning Platform toEducate Underprivileged Children 142  Arina Bardhan and Somprakash Bandyopadhyay 4. Perceived Challenges Associated with Care of Older Adults byFamily Care-givers and Implications for Social Workers inSouth-east Nigeria 160 Samuel O. Ebimgbo, Ngozi E. Chukwu, Chinyere E. Onaluand Uzoma O. Okoye  5. Living Arrangements and Quality of life of Nepalese Elderly inRural Nepal 178  Mahendra Raj Joshi 6. To Disclose or not to Disclose? The Benefits and Risks of Personwith Dementia: A Journey Through Research Literature 193  Mathew Joseph Kanamala and M.K. Mathew 7. The Nature of Retirement: Factors Responsible for AffectingRetirement Decision 205 Naresh Mishra 8. Existence of Senior Citizen in Election Manifesto in India 216 Nasim Ahamed Mondal and Akif Mustafa  FOR OUR READERS ATTENTION PLEASE Those who are interested in becoming a member of   Indian Geronto-logicalAssociation (IGA) are requested to send their Life Membership fee,Rs. 2000/- (Rupees Two thousand) and Annual Membership Rs. 500/-(Rupees Five hundred only). Membership fee is accepted only by D.D. infavour of Secretary, Indian Gerontological Association or Editor, Indian Journal of Gerontology. Only Life members have the right to vote forAssociation’s executive committee. Members will get the journal free of cost.  Life Membership is only for 10 years.  REQUEST  Readers are invited to express their views about the content of the journaland other problems of senior citizens.Their views will be published in theReaders’ Column. Senior citizens can send their problems to us throughour web site: www.gerontologyindia.com Their identity will not bedisclosed. We have well-qualified counsellors on our    panel. Take theservices    of our counselling centre -  RAHAT. Helpline : 0141-2624848VISIT OUR WEBSITE : www.gerontologyindia.comYou may contact us on : gerontoindia@gmail.com L 615, Dr. Sudhir Kumar, M.D.Practicing Consultant Physician,Sector 4/D, Bokaro Steel City, Jharkhand - 827004  Indian Journal of Gerontology 2019, Vol. 33, No. 2, pp. 121–129ISSN: 0971–4189, UGC No. 20786 Appetite Assessment of the Older AdultWomen of Kolkata and Finding itsRelationship with Protein-energy Intake andNutritional Status Bidisha Maity, Debnath Chaudhuri*, Indranil Saha** and Minati Sen + Department of Food and Nutrition, Netaji NagarCollege for Women, Kolkata (W.B.)*Department of Bio-chemistry and Nutrition,All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health, Kolkata (W.B.)**Department of Community Medicine,IQ City Medical College and NarayanaHrudayalayaHospitals, Durgapur (W.B.)+Department of Home Science, University of Calcutta, Kolkata (W.B.) ABSTRACT  Decreasing appetite is found among older people living in the community care homes or even in the hospitals. Appetite loss hasboth psychological and non-psychological reasons. Loss of appetite leads to decrease in food intake and malnutrition. Therefore, the objectives of the study were to assess the appetite of both the free living older women and the residents of old-age homes and to find out the relationship of appetite with protein – energy intake and nutritional status. A cross sectional study was performed among 365 older women (age = 60 years) living both in the community(free living) and old-age homes of Kolkata. An eight items Council 
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