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Thursday, July 6, 17, 09:46:48, 3 Weeks In Society

A man's lifespan is usually divided into five major stages’ viz., infancy, childhood, youth, adulthood as well as old age. In each of this stage, a person finds himself in diverse situations and faces diverse complications. Old age is also not devoid of problems. During old age physical power declines, mental strength weakens; money influence turns out to be bleak, in addition to lack of care from the younger age group. Problems that elderly people face: Loneliness Week financial status...

Wednesday, July 5, 17, 09:44:03, 3 Weeks In Society

Depression is a mood disorder that has an effect on our emotional functioning. Though sadness is a major sign of depression, a lot of elderly with depression claim not feeling sad. Besides, many assume that feeling low is a part of getting old and many are unwilling to talk about it. These are few reasons for why depression in the elderly goes often unnoticed. Studies tell that Elderly Depression in India is 10% to 25% of the elderly population. This means that the rate of depression goes up to...

Tuesday, July 4, 17, 10:53:41, 3 Weeks In Society

The desire to help an elderly during their later stages in life can make any of us feel overwhelmed. Luckily, doctors believe meditation to be the best tool for mental, physical, as well as emotional wellbeing of an older person and should be a major part of senior citizen health care. Following are five reasons that meditation, the “fountain of youth”, is perfect for the elderly: 1. It helps in enhancing the memory: The dominant long term memory as well as short term memory storage...

Thursday, June 15, 17, 15:11:38, 2 Months In Society

Some surveys like the “World Giving Index” as well as Bain Consultancy’s report on philanthropy  point out that per-capita, Indians are amongst the least likely  to make a contribution or donation to charities . Numerous factors are also cited for this   unwillingness.  . For several people, the trust worthiness of a charity organization is in question. India has a very large number of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), and transparency and account...

Thursday, June 15, 17, 10:15:13, 2 Months In Society

If you have an elder in the family or, if you are an elderly yourself, it is essential to be able to spot the signs of Depression. Though it can strike even younger people, the elderly are more prone to fall victims to this mental health problem.    This is primarily because the elderly are more or not, the elderly spend a large part of their days being by themselves without the benefit of family or friend interactions. Living in urban areas increases the chance of such isolation....

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kanan james
Date Registered: Mon, Jan 30, 2017
Last Time Online: Thu, Jul 6, 2017
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Kanan James is a former caregiver with a number of senior citizen homes in the country. He has himself contributed to enriching the lives of hundreds of elderly throughout his career. He emphasizes on the crucial role NGOs play in supporting such homes and the elderly.
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