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Understanding Aging

Why Should You Plan Your Funeral? With the number of nuclear families increasing in the last few years, older adults staying alone has become quite common. In fact, according to the last census, around 15 million elderly people live alone....
What is Shraadh? Shraadh is the Indian word for the rituals conducted after the death of an individual. In general, this is performed by the son of the person who has passed away or the next of kin male. Shraadh...
Grandparents play an important role in raising grandchildren. Especially in India, grandparents are very involved in raising grandchildren. Many of them in India take almost full responsibility of their grandchildren right from their infancy to school and beyond. They...
On average, 20 older adults go missing in a month from Delhi. 11,369 people went missing from Mumbai in 2016, out of which maximum were senior citizens. Every other day on social media platform, we see pictures of seniors...
Have a Question? As an older adult, there may be times when you need help but do not know whom to ask. HappyAging is a platform for seniors to ask questions about their health fearlessly and without judgment. We have made...
Visit your physician before you leave A visit to your doctor is a must before you travel anywhere. Your doctor will conduct a thorough health check-up to ensure that you are in good condition to travel. If you plan to...
HappyAging is a dedicated platform for Indian seniors. From health to lifestyle, we talk about everything that revolves around an Indian older adult’s life. We have been working with Indian seniors to understand and bring out interesting ways to...
There are three main kinds of water available in India – tap water, bottled water, and filtered water. There are some differences between each type of water. In most places in India, water from the tap is not fit...
Nails are a barometer of your overall health. In fact, along with teeth and hair, nails give us a fair idea if our general health is proper. Nails are not meant for only ornamental purposes. Just like hair, they...
What is Shingles? Shingles is also called Herpes Zoster. Those who have had chickenpox can develop shingles later in their lives. The varicella-zoster virus, when it enters our system, first causes chicken pox. Then it enters dormancy and remains in...

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