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
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
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
What is needed?
A debt free residential house in good condition which can be used for a period of at -least next 20 years standing in the name of the borrower who should be more than 60 years of age. Spouse who is a joint owner of the borrower if less than 60 years (but not less than 55 years) …Read More
We forgot that our grandparents had 3 to 5 children and our parents had 2 children and now we have only one child
We did not bother to adopt nuclear family living system and felt more happy in the name of privacy and independent living
We did not bother ourselves while putting our only child in day care center or extended day …Read More
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
Since the family size has reduced, there is very limited scope that an employed child can live together with their parents.
Even if elders live together with their child, during their ailing periods they cannot be cared 24X7 due to various other reasons. Financial need even if managed, physical presence and care has become practically not possible since one can either …Read More