Agewell Foundation, India is a not-for-profit NGO which has been working for the welfare and empowerment of older persons of India since 1999. Agewell Foundation has set up a network of volunteers spread across India and interacts with older persons on daily basis through its volunteers' network.
Recognizing the work being done by Agewell Foundation ECOSOC has granted Special Consultative Status to Agewell Foundation at United Nations since 2011. It is associated with Department of Public Information, United Nations (UN-DPI-NGO). Agewell has also been member of various Working Groups and Steering Committees on Social Sector for three consecutive Five-Year-Plans of Planning Commission of India since 2002.
Old age is an unavoidable part of our life cycle and should be lived gracefully rather than grudgingly. In today' s fast paced world we only start noticing signs of old age much after the gradual process is well underway.