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Urgent Need to Integrate Geriatric Healthcare into Primary Healthcare Services

Currently, geriatric healthcare services are available in tertiary care hospitals. Urban areas have the most facilities. As majority of the elderly population stay in the rural region of India, the need of the hour is to integrate geriatric healthcare into primary healthcare services.

Kundalini Yoga; Improving Brain Health for Older Women

A recent study conducted by UCLA Health suggests that Kundalini yoga, a form of yoga focusing on breathing, meditation, and mental visualization, may offer benefits to older women at risk of Alzheimer's disease. The research, led by Dr. Helen Lavretsky at the UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behaviour, found that Kundalini yoga increased brain connectivity in areas impacted by stress and associated with memory decline. These findings add to the growing evidence supporting the potential positive impact of yoga on brain health.

Older People Face Negative Changes in Food Consumption

Older people face the worst challenges with global food, fuel and finance crisis having a devastating impact across the world. The older...

War; Older People at Heightened Risk of Abuse

As Russia launched a major invasion of Ukraine, reports of people leaving major cities to safer places are coming out. Well, the young might...

Older people Less Risky to Covid Scammers

The world is not free from scams and Covid 19 is one of them. But who the most  liable to fall prey to these...

Older People are Kinder Than Yung Ones

Is it the older people or the young  who are more kind? A new study found that older people are kinder than young people...

Improve COVID-19 Immunisation Coverage of Elderly Population: WHO

On the International Day of Older Persons, the World Health Organisation (WHO) called for greater efforts in South-East Asia Region to expand COVID-19 immunisation...

Net usage in older times increases social isolation

When getting old, one is better to spend lesser time in the internet. A recent study revealed that older people who are online everyday...

Older people resist all temptations better than youngsters

People age gracefully and we believe that grey hair indicates wisdom. It is true always. A recent study by psychologists found that older people are...

Older people should take more proteins for better muscles

Older people are advised to take proteins fairly at regular intervals to reduce age related loss of muscles, according to a study. The study says...