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ELDERLY NEWS

'Have learnt all my exercises from Milind; he makes me do pushups and planks': Usha Soman

April 25, 2022 12:57 pm

"I don't run, but people assume I do because I once ran with Milind for fun, and that video went viral. That made me famous," the octogenarian shared

Why a gap of 9-12 months between 'precaution dose' and second jab is important

December 28, 2021 10:20 am

According to PM Modi, 61 per cent of India's adult population has received both doses while 90 per cent has received the first dose

Feeling powerless, families bring elderly home in pandemic

December 21, 2021 1:51 pm

Bednarowski’s family and the relatives of other nursing home residents pressed for entry, arguing that the care they provided was essential, but got no traction. By early September, after six months of separation, the frustration was boiling over

How misinformation has increased the woes of the elderly, especially in the pandemic

November 27, 2021 12:47 pm

"Unlike digital natives, a lot of elderly people have had access to technology much later in life. As a consequence of that, their competence at differentiating between verified and unverified sources in the digital universe tends to be limited."

World Senior Citizen's Day 2021: Positive ageing report highlights changing aspirations of senior citizens

August 21, 2021 2:51 pm

Based on conversations with over 2,000 respondents older than 18 years from five Indian cities, it gives key insights into the changing aspirations, needs of senior citizens and their view of ageing 21st century as compared to the youth

World Senior Citizen Day 2021: How the elderly is keeping up with 'forced' new normal amid pandemic

August 21, 2021 5:03 pm

The elderly are the most vulnerable amid pandemic due to pre-existing conditions and comorbidities, requiring immediate medical intervention

Effective nutrition care tips for the elderly with dementia

June 09, 2021 7:14 pm

As dementia progresses, feeding and maintaining nutritional status becomes challenging

Many older adults lack even simple, helpful equipment

April 27, 2021 8:49 pm

About 12 million people over 65, living in their own homes, could use equipment to help them safely bathe and use the toilet, two of the activities disabled older people most commonly struggle with. But about 5 million of them don’t have those items, even though they generally cost less than $50

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

ELDERLY PHOTOS

International Day for Older Persons: Photo series captures the many emotions of the elderly at old age homes

October 01, 2021 10:25 am

Abandoned Souls is a soul-stirring photo series by photographer Niraj Gera which gives voice to the desolated souls living in old age homes

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