Old Age is not a Sickness

Lilia Binah, Keren Or-Chen

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


The article presents a study about aging in India. It stated that old age is defined as a social problem, illness or an undesirable condition in Western society. Changes experienced by an aging person, includes decreased libido, health problems and deteriorating memory which can disrupt his/her relationship with environment. In conclusion, a busy person has better mental state compared to a bored person. Moreover, aged must educate to accept old age and to live their lives to the fullest.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)237-250
Number of pages14
JournalIndian Journal of Gerontology
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2008


  • Adults of All Ages
  • Life Course
  • Older Adults
  • Old Age Assistance
  • Age Groups
  • Productive Aging
  • Social Issues
  • India


Dive into the research topics of 'Old Age is not a Sickness'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this