Understanding Aging in India

A pioneering course on the aging trend in India, developed in collaboration with SilverTalkies, a leading company dedicated to understanding the impact of longevity on the Indian society. This course will provide insights into the demographic and healthcare systems of India, as well as the feminization, and compare them with those of countries like China, the USA, and Germany.
In collaboration with SilverTalkies
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What you'll learn

  • Analyze the demographic structure of India, focusing on the aging population's characteristics and trends.
  • Be aware of the difference between the aging trend in India and those of China, the USA, and Germany.
  • Identify the social, economic, and policy dimensions impacting aging in India.
  • Recognize untapped opportunities for products and services targeting the elderly.
  • Evaluate the challenges and potential solutions for serving the aging population.

Who is this course for

  • Entrepreneurs in the field of aging
  • Business leaders developing products for the aging population
  • Financial regulators interested in demographics
  • Economists and financial planners in India
  • Demography experts and researchers

Course content

1. Understanding the Psychology of Aging
2. Money Management and Planning for the Future
3. Decision Making and Psychological Well-being
4. Wrap-Up
Introduction - Aging in Australia from an International Perspective
1. Understanding Australia’s Aging Population
2. Healthcare Landscape in Australia
3. Australian Cultural Perspectives
4. AgeTech in Australia
5. Future Trends of Aging in Australia
1. The Demographic Trends of Aging Around the World
2. Is The Frontier of Survival Still Advancing?
3. The Reciprocal Relationship Between Society, Healthcare, and Aging
4. Effects of Aging on Real Estate, Financial Markets & Interest Rate
1. What is Age-Friendly Banking
2. The 3 Interrelated Elements of Age-Friendly Banking
3. Age-friendly Banking in Practice, Part I
4. Age friendly Banking in Practice, Part II
1. Setting The Stage
2. Financial Inclusion 1.0 Versus Financial Inclusion 2.0
3. Strategies For Measuring Financial Inclusion Around the World
4. Mobile Money, Poverty, and Gender Equality
5. Religion, Gender, Race, and Old Age in the New Digital Banking
6. Micro-Pensions and Savings
7. Credit, Risk, and Financial Inclusion
8. Future Trends (such as a Digital Central Currency) and Their Expected Impact on Financial Inclusion
1. Short Introduction
2. Alternative Saving Models in the Digital World
1. Understanding the Biology of Aging
2. The Longevity Market, Money and Research
3. The Conventional Approach to Longevity
4. Longevity Medicine and Best Practices
5. Longevity - The Long Term
6. Key Takeaways & Further Reading
1. Navigating Relationships
2. Navigating Purpose
3. Navigating Health
4. Navigating Wealth
1. Foundations of AgeTech and Aging
2. Challenges of Aging - Tech-Enabled Solutions
3. Trends and Opportunities in AgeTech
4. Big Tech in AgeTech
5. Future Directions and Innovation in AgeTech
1. General Overview of The Old Population in India
2. Leading Challenges
3. Examples of Government Initiatives
4. Key Takeaways

Skills covered in this course

population Aging
comparative Analysis
policies and Silver Economy
financial security
inequality in India
critical thinking


  • No previous knowledge required



Dr. Ira Sobel
Founder and Academic Director, Fintech for Longevity Academy

Dr. Ira Sobel is the founder and Academic Director of Fintech for Longevity Academy, a trusted provider of financial longevity for corporate professionals around the world. Dr. Sobel specializes in the economic aspects of aging with a particular focus on the role of Fintech in improving the financial well-being of older adults and their families. Dr. Sobel lives in Israel where she is currently teaching a course on “Financial Inclusion in the Fintech Age” at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She is an international speaker and advisor to many Fintech companies and VCs around the world. Dr. Sobel has a PhD in Sociology from Tel Aviv University.

Nidhi Chawla
CEO and Co-founder, Silver Talkies Co-author, Rethink Ageing

Nidhi Chawla is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of Silver Talkies, a one-of-its-kind community-led platform in India for the older adults, offering them solutions to the deeply embedded issues of loneliness and social isolation. Nidhi is also the co-author of the book “Rethink Ageing – Lessons in Ageing from the Older and Bolder Generation” published by Penguin India. She has several years of experience in the financial services sector, having worked with SREI International Securities and McKinsey & Co. Nidhi has been the recipient of several leadership awards for her work in the eldercare space and is currently a member of the CII Seniorcare committee.



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Professional Certificate
Acquire a certificate showcasing your skill mastery.
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Online, self paced
Mode of learning
Professional Certificate
Acquire a certificate showcasing your skill mastery.
Recommended level
Online, self paced
Mode of learning