Ageing
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The number of centenarians in the world is expected to more than double over the next decade
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Joint problems in the hip and knees affect the gait of many older people. Hence the importance of using assistive devices and getting regular health check-ups for the bones, ears and eyes
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Constant pressure on certain body parts can cause bedsores. But they can be prevented by keeping the areas clean and dry
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A caregiving approach for people with life-threatening illnesses, palliative care is much more than physical pain management
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Treating the underlying issue and creating a friendly environment can help in treating the syndrome
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Regular physical activity or exercise holds the secret to staying young. It helps you remain physically and mentally agile, manage the symptoms of ageing better and lead a disease-free life
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Loss of teeth is a common occurrence among the elderly. Dentures are an absolute saviour, bringing back lost smiles apart from the ability to chew
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A common sign of ageing, the skin condition seborrheic keratosis is harmless and requires no treatment
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Elderly people must not ignore hemorrhoids — commonly called piles — especially when there is bleeding without pain
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Gangrene in older adults can pose several health risks if not treated in time. Experts share insights on how to tackle this condition
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Many people feel tired and listless in the twilight of their lives because of low blood hemoglobin levels but are rarely treated for it
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Older adults can develop a hunchback because of weak bones and reduced spine flexibility. Exercises like stretching and yoga can help manage it
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Laughter therapy works wonders for the elderly -- by boosting the immune system, protecting the heart, relieving pain and improving mood
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Pain in the knee joints can have an adverse impact on normal life and is one of the most common medical problems affecting the ageing population
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Moral and medical support are the best ways to help senior citizens cope with age-related hearing loss
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Many senior citizens develop a voice handicap or hoarseness as part of the ageing process. But voice loss can also be a warning of an underlying condition
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As life expectancy increases, more elderly people are likely to be diagnosed with degenerative diseases like osteoarthritis that cause severe pain and disability
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A weak bladder is common among the elderly, particularly in those above 80. Here’s what urinary incontinence means and how it can be managed and treated
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Doctors say maintaining a healthy amount of physical activity throughout life decreases the probability of developing mobility issues in later days
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The therapeutic quality of music shows its effect in five core areas – cognitive, physical, emotional, social and behavioural health
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Fewer dirty dishes, smaller grocery bills, less laundry, more space and lots of me-time. Is that what the empty nest experience is now all about?
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Though poor posture can lead to cervical spondylosis, pain specialists say that ageing is the primary reason behind the condition. However, early diagnosis can arrest and even reverse it
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To avoid falls, doctors advise making homes senior-citizen friendly, installing anti-skid utilities, providing gait and balance therapies, and good nutrition
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While people with Parkinson’s Disease (PD) have a lesser quality of life this panel discusses how things can be better for a person with PD in terms of their overall well-being. The experts in this webinar session also talk about how this disease progresses and how one can cope with familial support or caretakers.
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In traditional societies, where elderly people are usually nursed in their homes, caregiving invariably becomes the duty and responsibility of women
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Older people like WhatsApp and Facebook as much as the next person but they also need to follow digital-wellness guidelines (like everybody else)
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Experts say people should start investing in various aspects of life to improve their well-being and self-esteem
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People of all ages need to engage in physical activities to improve their overall well-being. The first part in a series looks at the world of fitness among older adults
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Neglect is more common towards them because the focus is usually on protecting the husband or the male members of the family

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