International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part C (2016)
A study on sources of income of senior citizens in Coimbatore city
Dr. Suma Devi S, Aaryaambhaa C
Respect to elders is an essential part of our culture in India. Helps caring in any form to elders are consider as a service to God. This continued till we had a system of joint family. Due to the fast urbanization, the joint family system has been broken down. The elders are finding it is not easy to sustain themselves in old age due to growing of the nuclear families. The purpose of the study is to identify the sources of income of senior citizens in Coimbatore city. The study covers a sample of 125 senior citizens from Coimbatore city using simple percentage analysis and weighted rank method. The study has given suitable suggestions to senior citizens that the only source of income are personal savings, hence awareness about other sources of income is necessary for the senior citizens.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Suma Devi S, Aaryaambhaa C. A study on sources of income of senior citizens in Coimbatore city. International Journal of Applied Research. 2016; 2(1): 175-177.