Lessons about old age

If we cling to a past that has outlived its utility, we are just setting the stage for unhappiness and discontent

UMA SHASHIKANT

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

The Old are in a Second Childhood

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

Life After 55

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

Reasons for Shrinking Care On Elders

Education system detaches the young from their family and consequently the emotional binding is detached. Unbalanced education system creates unbalanced earning opportunity. This imbalance increases the stress level of both employed as well as unemployed resources
Employment system pull’s children away from home town and their fear about job security make them to ignore care for their own family members’
Women employment …Read More