According to the WHO, seniors who are generally fit and have no major health conditions should get at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic physical activity throughout the week. Here, we tell you why and what exercises you must include in your care regimen and how to make the most of it.
It can be hectic to be a part festive celebrations as a senior citizen. And yet your enthusiasm to be a part of the festivities are high. So here’s how you can maintain balance and moderation during the festival so you can enjoy yourself while also taking care to be gentle on your system.
Fatigue and tiredness are not necessarily consequences of ageing. They could be pointing to underlying ailments that need care. Use our tips to understand the common reasons for fatigue and how to help seniors overcome tiredness.
Food is not just fuel for the body but also the vehicle that carries essential nutrients, vitamins, anti-oxidants, enzymes and various other elements that power our bodies. With a little adjustment to regular diet, some healthy additions and some mindful omissions, you can use food to keep looking and feeling young.
When it comes to sight, prevention is definitely better than cure. Regular check-ups, diet control, lifestyle management and other tips feature on this handy guide from us on how to age-proof your eyesight. Binge-watching Netflix is a hard no.
Here’s a handy checklist of things to consider before you buy a purchase. TLDR: consult a doctor, check user's height and weight and location of use and also how long you expect to need it before moving on to lifestyle features.
Taking the decision to move an elderly person – whether a parent, relative of friend – to a residential senior care facility is probably one of the hardest responsibilities one can take. Next only to becoming the caregiver to an elderly person.
Preparing a bathroom for a senior citizen to use doesn’t necessarily mean it has to look like a hospital room. A few modifications, some thoughtful planning and the addition of essentials can help immensely.
A string of festivities is around the corner. With these few pointers and a little caution, the festive season doesn’t have to be a time for restriction, rather a time to step out of the mundane comforts your normal routine.
A well-functioning respiratory system is at the heart of a healthy body. Breathing regulates pretty much every major process and organ in the body. We have tips on warning signs for respiratory problems.