It is said, “time and tide waits for none”. This age-old phrase finds accurate relevance when we consider how fast our parents age. It is almost a common experience that the person, who was energetic yesterday...Read More
Posted on June 13, 2018
Recent studies, the world over, have shown that loneliness in the elderly leads to depression which is a major health risk for them. As people age, changes occur in the mind and the body. These changes...
Posted on June 12, 2018
As people age, their minds and bodies go through changes. Decline in physical and mental agility makes them less capable of taking care of themselves. Seniors who live alone sometimes hesitate to ask for help lest...
Posted on June 2, 2018
If the time has come for you to decide whether or not you want your elderly loved one to continue living at home with some kind of assistance from a caregiver, you may do well to...
Posted on June 1, 2018
Sometimes, our elderly loved ones are no longer capable of living alone, independently. This could happen due to a decline in physical capabilities or cognitive impairment. Whatever may be the case, the only practical solution for...
Posted on April 24, 2018
With old age comes wisdom but so does infirmity. People become physically incapable of running around doing chores around the house all day. Sometimes they may need help with daily tasks like walking, eating and remembering...
Posted on November 13, 2017
An old parent staying in an old age home is a common enough phenomenon. But is it desirable? Most elderly people cannot reconcile themselves to the idea of living in old age homes. We, their children,...Read More
Posted on October 11, 2017
Welcome Home. There comes a time in every life when the stresses of simply coping and managing a home begin to feel overwhelming. For the elderly, who deserve peace at the end of their lives, it...Read More
Posted on October 30, 2014
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/15-million-elderly-Indians-live-all-alone-Census/articleshow/43948392.cms Almost 15 million senior citizens live alone in India. Of them, as many as 75% are women. Tamil Nadu is one of the states where the ratio of senior citizens living alone is 1:11. The...Read More