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International Day of Older Persons 2020: COVID-19 essential checklist for elderly and caregivers

October 01, 2020 3:50 pm

The pandemic situation and the prolonged stay indoors can easily overwhelm anyone. The problem can be more severe for the elderly especially those living alone. Here are some easy points to keep in mind

From live sessions to workout videos: Senior citizens take the e-route to stay fit amid pandemic

September 22, 2020 9:11 pm

While many of the elderly may not be new to exercise, it is the first time that they have gone online

Essential tips for caregivers looking after the elderly

July 09, 2020 2:10 pm

One needs to take cognisance that ageing is not chronological. Caregivers could be upskilled on how to offer help to an elderly person without compromising functionality altogether

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: Why spreading awareness is important

June 15, 2020 12:54 pm

Social workers the world over are hopeful that this will help create a ripple effect to energise society to completely eradicate elderly abuse in the near future.

Lockdown effect: Tips to take care of elderly living with heart conditions

May 16, 2020 11:28 am

Data from world over has shown that senior citizens are at a higher risk of the COVID-19 infection if they have any comorbidities like high blood pressure, diabetes and underlying heart diseases, especially heart failure.

Coronavirus and the elderly: All you need to know

May 25, 2020 1:42 pm

People with reduced or compromised immunity, such as the elderly, are more vulnerable to COVID-19.

Maharashtra’s policy for elderly aims to make them safer, healthier, more comfortable

August 05, 2018 9:08 am

The state Home Department will be asked to prepare a list of senior citizens who stay alone. A police official, along with a social worker, will visit them once a month.

Old Age Home couple ties the knot in Assam

May 22, 2015 4:16 pm

An elderly couple tied the knot here and is also to set out on Monday for their honeymoon in the Meghalaya capital of Shillong.

Exercise prevents brain damage among elderly

March 16, 2015 11:55 am

Older people, who go for morning walks and mild exercises, protect themselves from the effects of small areas of brain damage.

Sex key to happiness for couples above 65

October 16, 2014 3:57 pm

Better physical health and higher levels of sexual frequency among people above age 65 are linked to higher levels of marital satisfaction.