Author Archives: India ElderConnect

FITNESS IN ELDERS

Over the years, the human body goes through a natural aging process that causes functional and structural changes, reducing vitality and enhancing the appearance of diseases, being common alteration of the physical abilities .…

What is incontinence?

The word incontinence derives from the Latin word incontinens that literally means “not keeping close to oneself”. By using this word, we mean involuntary loss of urine and/or faeces.

Nowadays medicine sees incontinence as a problem which a patient should become aware of in order to fight it.…

How to manage forgetfulness?

  • Where did I keep my keys?
  • Have I forgotten that credit card payment?
  • Oh, God!  Varun’s marriage skipped my mind!

Are these and similar statements bother you too? Forgetting things, events, places, faces, names or appointments is nothing really very serious.…

Financial Planning During Old Age

Financial Planning is required at every stage. Financial Planning and in particular Financial Planning during Old age cannot be generalized as such. Financial planning depends on the corpus available, requirement and periodicity of returns, other sources of income/ revenue streams, number of income earning persons in the family etc. …

How can we help lonely Senior Citizens?

Have you seen senior citizens lonely and forlorn in parks? Their vacant staring into nothing in particular betrays a number of sad stories. May be they are thinking of their hazy past or insipid future, mulling over the ever gnawing problem – how to keep oneself occupied and getting rid...

Real face of Dementia

Mr. X was like any other person in the neighborhood. He was a loving caregiver for his wife who had been diagnosed with breast cancer. He was a dedicated friend, a loving father and a passionate grandfather in the family.…