Can you remember the last time you sat down and had an actual conversation with your parents about what’s going on in their lives?
The last time you took time off your busy day to ask them how their day was?
As we get more and more engrossed in our professional and social lives, we forget the fact that our parents are getting older. And lonelier. And that they don’t expect much from us other than a bit of our time.
In this touching short film, an elderly man is seen having a phone conversation with an old friend, talking about his day and his family. His grandson walks in and asks him whom he is talking to.
Watch ‘Let’s Talk’ by Old Delhi Films:
The statistics on feeling neglected is based on studies conducted by a charity in India working with and for disadvantaged elderly.
If you’re on your phone now, it’s time to make that call.