The Importance of Hand Hygiene in Seniors 

Health and hygiene always go hand-in-hand. The most significant reason for ensuring good hygiene is maintaining physical health and fitness. There is an alarming rise of healthcare-associated infections worldwide which is drawing tremendous attention. This is because of the growing recognition that such ailments are preventable with extra-ordinary advancements in understanding its underlying pathophysiology. Besides,…

4 Common Health Conditions that Cause Hip Pain

Hipbone involves in your voluntary and involuntary movement of the body. With any health issues that are related hip, causes pain while restricting your motions completely. With hip pain you may not be able to sit, stand, walk or sometimes will not be able to move at all. The Basic Reasons for Hip Pain The…

Curd or Buttermilk – Which Should Be Your Pick?

Milk has the goodness of a mother. It is often regarded as the boon for the mankind and remains as one of the few foods we consume on a regular basis. India, as one of the major counties in the world that produces milk, has developed a special bond towards milk, even from the ancient…

Mastering the art of aging – How can home healthcare help?

“Life begins at 40!”- goes the saying and so do illnesses. Yes, you enter 40+ and at once, health ailments like diabetes, cholesterol and hypertension come running after you. If this is the condition of the forty-plus people, imagine the plight of elderly citizens in their 60s and 70s. Life for them is a daily…

Tips to Reduce Age-Related Falls

Every day, thousands of elderly people who fall are sustaining severe injuries. Falls usually occur among the seniors who are above sixty. Some of the major factors behind frequent falls in senior citizens due to muscle weakness and slow reflex action. However, the health experts are in the opinion that most of these falls can…

6 Common Health Issues Seniors Face during Winter Season

During the winter season, the cold climatic conditions may not be favorable for everyone especially the old folks. It is extremely challenging for the seniors to adapt to this kind of environment. Slippery sidewalks are considered to be one of the major threats to them since it might lead to injuries or chronic illness. Now…

7 Reasons why Dentures are Essential for the Elderly

Losing an adult tooth at old age is a way of life and many will not care for a replacement thinking tooth-loss will cause no harm. Here is why this way of thinking causes wrong! A 70-year bedridden person with no major health complication has lost weight for no apparent reason and the bewildered family…

Hygiene at Hospital vs Home

It’s not exaggerating to say ‘Home is Everyone’s Favourite Place on Earth’. Children and Elderly will be more attached to home than any other age group. The scenario will be like as a child everyone loves home. As they become adults, the connection between them and home slightly shudders. It becomes strong again during old…

Tips to keep fit in old age

Aging is a continuous biologic process that inevitably affects every cell, tissue and organ of our body and slows down the function and working of body and may also affect our physical, emotional and mental well being. The best way to embrace old age is by staying active and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. The physical…

B12 Deficiency, everything you need to know about it

Vitamin B12 also known as Cyanocobalamin is one of the eight, B vitamins and is water soluble in nature which makes its elimination easier by the body. Also, it cannot be synthesised by human body, making humans dependent on the dietary supplements for fulfilling its requirement in the body. Being water soluble and inability to be…

Why is Home Healthcare Better than Hospitalization?

We don’t need any introduction to the hospitals as either on regular basis or rarely, but we visit them. Hospital visits can be of a big challenge for any age group but for seniors it would be a strenuous task. Addressing this particular issue of the elderly, healthcare services for seniors at the comfort of…

Common Eye Problems in Elderly Face

Elderly people are a blessing to every family. This maxim has been realized definitely by every government across the globe more than a family. As an impact of this realization  elderly people are honoured with the status of senior citizens and offered senior citizen benefits. Senior citizen benefits mainly cover healthcare, of course travel, pensions…