Author Archives: IEC

Beat the Summer

Summertime brings sunshine, and everyone relishes the opportunity to enjoy favorite outdoor activities like Travel, outdoor activities with family and visiting the grandchildren. However, while the country continues to experience summers, you are more vulnerable to dangers of heat, sun and dehydration.…

Old, Fit, and Ready to Work

“I am capable of handling the front office better than any trained receptionist”, he announced confidently. Standing behind the stack of books piled on his desk, 76 year old Mr. GT Arasu was not one to be apologetic about his age.…

Coping with change

The institution of family as the shelter for aging is gradually being eroded. There are growing examples of children leaving their parents to live elsewhere- be it abroad or to live separately, as is the general trend in the current scenario of our present times.…

Balance your Way Ahead

– Dr. Veronica (PT) – Physiotherapist, Nightingales Trust Bagchi Centre for Active Ageing Balance Problems and Ageing What are Balance Problems? Balance is the ability to maintain equilibrium. If a person is able to control and maintain his or her body’s position comfortably while walking, climbing stairs, standing or even sitting still means...

Find yourself a hobby!

Those nearing retirement or superannuation, look forward to a relaxing life with no work, responsibilities and commitments. But after a few days of having retired, the excitement of not having to go to work or follow a particular routine wears out.…