The story of children abandoning their parents in their post-retirement years is quite common today. In one of the incidents I came to know and which actually inspired me to write this article, a known businessman with almost Rs 1000 crore business had given everything to his son in his lifetime only.
World is celebrating Disability Day today i.e. 3rd December 2014. This event was started by United Nations in 1992 to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. Every year UN announces the theme on which the day celebrations takes place and theme for this year […]
While people often cover the risks to life and health, there is hardly any importance given to risk of disability. Most perceive this risk to occur only because of accidents. Since the number of survivors in accidents is low, the risk of disability is also considered to be low. As a result, when individuals plan […]
Accidental Insurance has yet to find a place in one’s risk management portfolio. Very few of us give importance to disability risk primarily due to lower probability of its occurrence. It makes us believe that this will not occur to us. Although chances may be very less but a disability, especially if it is permanent, […]
Today is World Disability day. It is an international observance, first promoted in the United Nations in 1992, which is now celebrated across the globe. It aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. With separate themes every year, the theme of […]