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As you age, taking care of your oral health becomes more important. A number of oral issues like toothache, loose teeth, cavities and issues due to dentures happen in old age. The number and intensity of these problems increase...
A doctor explains why this is and how we can all support them to do so. Older people don't have a strong immune system so they are more vulnerable to infectious diseases. They’re also more likely to have conditions such...
As this pandemic affects more and more people with each passing day, we should be concerned about our loved ones, especially the elderly.  “Our parents and grandparents who are above the age of 50 need our attention now more than...
Music is one of the most powerful therapeutic tools in to help mitigate the effects and impact of depression, anxiety disorders, stress, loneliness, and isolation in older adults “Music is also good for seniors during the pandemic. When the government...
The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown at us many questions to ponder, one of the most important one is of Health Vs Wealth; which is more important?  The happyAging team brings to you a series of articles addressing this important...
India is home to over 4 million people suffering from dementia with the number of Alzheimer's patients being around 1.6 million. Though Alzheimer's strikes older people, primarily above the age of 65, the symptoms may begin to emerge early....
"To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise"- Gene Tunney. Why is exercise essential for me? You might ask. Sure, you don't need to build muscles or zap off fat. But apart from the physical aspects of exercising,...
You are over 50, firmly established in your career and life. This is a good time to introspect and reflect on the past, examine your achievements, and figure out what more you can do. As you progress towards the later...
The United Nations Population Fund and HelpAge India state that, “the number of elderly persons (people over 60) in India is expected to grow to 173 million by 2026.” Hence, it is imperative to build a safer and happier...
What is Rheumatoid Arthritis? Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic condition in which small joints of hands and feet swell symmetrically. It is the most common form of chronic inflammatory arthritis which often results in joint disability and deformity. It is...
Overview Stroke occurs when the blood supply to the brain is cut off, resulting in brain cell death. This gives rise to symptoms like sudden onset of paralysis or weakness of one side of the body. Types The blood supply to the...

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