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Over 42% of the senior population in India undergo some or the other type of surgery. Right from cataract surgery to heart operations, there are a range of issues your parents might have to go under the knife for,...
Acupuncture Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese practice that involves the careful placing of needles to redirect the flow of energy throughout the body. Various pressure points on the hands and legs are targeted to restart the flow of energy or...
What are Hallucinations? Hallucination is a perception of having seen, heard, touched, tasted or smelled something that wasn’t actually there. They are common in people with schizophrenia and older adults with certain underlying medical conditions. 40-75% of the older adults...
Is Depression Real? According to WHO, India is one of the leading countries when it comes to people suffering from depression. Elderly depression in India, in fact, is higher than the worldwide prevalence of depression. The global range of depression...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DAIqnFPlzCo&feature=youtu.be Old age is a stage of life when a person is at their most vulnerable. At a time when they need maximum love and care, some of them sadly are subjected to abuse and neglect. Unfortunately, in India, where...
With more and more people passing into the older adult category, adult abuse is becoming more prevalent. Elder abuse is a topic that is usually not acknowledged by others or even hidden by the victims. In most cases, immediate...
Any action that causes harm in any way to the older adults falls under the category of elder abuse. It could be of any type – physical, emotional, verbal, material, sexual and neglect. If any of these is done...
With elderly parents at home, it's heartbreaking to leave them alone while you have to go out for work or for other commitments. For some, it is even harder when they live abroad or in another city. Hence, not...
मित्राणि धन धान्यानि प्रजानां सम्मतानिव | जननी जन्म भूमिश्च स्वर्गादपि गरीयसी || While friends, riches and grains are highly honoured in this world, mother and motherland are a source of more happiness and can even surpass the joy and luxuries of heaven. As...

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