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Abdul Alim

We visited a rarity in Bangladesh: an elderly care center, partly privately sponsored and mostly paid for by the families of the people that live there. There are six buildings with 20 residents, women with women and men with men. We portrayed four of their residents. This is Abdul Alim. As told by Selina Akhter, […] Continue reading →

Tara

This is Tara (70++). She lives in Dhaka, Bangladesh. She is a Christian in a Muslim dominated world. Her husband died 6 years ago and she is so lonely now that she is afraid of loosing her speech. Her younger neighbor Oroni (20) remembers her from her childhood as somebody that played with them, putting candles […] Continue reading →

WHAT WE DO

We do research into the phenomena of an aging world. The world is changing rapidly into a world with old people. In 2050 the world will know 25% of people older than 60, also having a live expectancy of 85. The number of new born children is diminishing day by day. To get older is […] Continue reading →