BY OUR CORRESPONDENT
PARALAKHEMUNDI (ODISHA), FEB. 4: Centurion University of Technology & Management, Paralakhemundi, on Saturday hosted the sixth international conference on gerontology.
Gerontology, is the study of aging, has NOW become a major focus among different sections of society and institutions.
Inaugurated by noted educationist Dr Debi Prasanna Patnaik, the conference witnessed participation by a large number of experts from across the world.
The experts said, – with rising life expectancy and falling birth rates, average age of population is going up.
“There is increasing service needs for older persons all over the world, with related political, economic, social, technological, environmental and legal consequences,” they said.