Emerald green fields of rice stretch as far as the eye could see with patches of mature paddy undulating in the gentle breeze. The landscape is dotted with mango orchards; in the evening village goatherds sing their lilting songs as they herd their flocks home. In the midst stands a castle that is truly a dignified home for elders.
We are …Read More
If we cling to a past that has outlived its utility, we are just setting the stage for unhappiness and discontent
The Times of India (New Delhi edition) 29 Aug 2016
My newest friend is 89 years old. She is a smart and intelligent woman, having retired as professor from a top university. When we talk finance, she laughs. She wonders …Read More
Diabetes is a chronic disease marked by high levels of sugar in the blood. In this, either the body does not produce enough insulin1or the cells do not respond to the insulin that is produced by the body. Diabetes is an important ‘silent killer disease’ as there is usually no early symptom of the disease. The commonest early symptom is …Read More
Exercise and good health is as important for the elderly as it is for the younger generation. In fact, a recent research by the University of Alabama, Birmingham has clearly stated that there is a greater need for frequent exercise among older adults than for the younger people.
Preventing any kind of physical activities completely, known as detaining, can cause significant …Read More
It is known fact that our fore parents had minimum more than 10 children. This is only the numbers relating to survived kids. Our parents had 3 to 4 children. Now the family means father mother and a kid. That too it is not simple even to have a single child.
Women are finding it difficult to even bear the process. …Read More
The Impact of Directional Sleep…
It is significant to understand the various impacts about the directional sleep of a person. One gains or loses energy, due to directional sleep since each direction has got its own effect. It is based on the principles relating to the cosmic energy from the planetary movements. As the energy differs on each direction, it has its …Read More
Technology gave us lot, both for the development and for the damages. While to some extent technology helped us in leading a decent lifestyle, the same technology gave us lot of side effects and damages and to the earth. Let us take those simple areas for understanding
Invention of Powered tools and heavy equipments
Deforestation, mining like sand, granite, coal, exploring gas …Read More
The Old are in a Second Childhood
Human life starts out as dependent and through aging ends-up as dependent. Everyone would love to spend time with children, enjoying themselves. But the same attitude is not there while handling the elderly. This is normal perception in handling same kind of people in two different ways. There is need to emphasize and understand …Read More
On 11th. March, 2016, a hot sunny day, my daughter-in-law, her mother and myself, drove down from Bengaluru to Kancheepuram outskirts to visit a retirement home called Nandhavanam. Arriving at the location from the highway, even with guidance was quite an adventure, mind you !!
A fort in the midst of green fields, a fort in colours of yellow and rust, …Read More
Life can begin at 55, it is all in your hands! Many people feel unhappy, health-wise and security-wise, after 60 years of age, owing to the diminishing importance given to them and their opinions. But, it need not be so, if only we understand the basic principles of life and follow them scrupulously. Here are ten mantras to age gracefully …Read More