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
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
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
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.
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.
May 25, 2020 1:42 pm
People with reduced or compromised immunity, such as the elderly, are more vulnerable to COVID-19.
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.
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.
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.
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.