Existence of boredom among the elderly: the need to further explore the concept

2016-11-16

Healthy Ageing, Senior Care
Boredom has been reported as one of the top 10 concerns among elderly in India. This article aims to emphasize the need to study and understand the concept of boredom among the elderly.
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Researchers Confront an Epidemic of Loneliness

2016-09-05

General Wellbeing, Senior Care
Loneliness is an aversive signal much like thirst, hunger or pain. Denying you feel lonely makes no more sense than denying you feel hunger. Yet the very word “lonely” carries a negative connotation.
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Scientists offer new view on origins of Parkinson's disease

2016-06-24

Parkinsons
The death of brain cells in Parkinson's disease is likely a result of stress in their endoplasmic reticulum or protein-folding machinery rather than just a general failure of their mitochondria or powerhouses.
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Making Delhi age-friendly will secure our own future

2016-06-20

Senior Care Industry, Senior Care
n this time of smart cities, Delhi is also aspiring to stride into the future. Modes of transport are becoming faster, neighbourhoods getting free Wi-Fi and public services going online. Already one of the world’s biggest urban sprawls, the boundaries of the national capital region are becoming limitless.
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Pre and post testing show reversal of memory loss from Alzheimer's disease in 10 patients

2016-06-16

Alzheimers
A small trial of 10 patients using a personalized systems approach to memory disorders shows an unprecedented reversal of memory loss in those diagnosed with early stage Alzheimers. Pre and post results are based on quantitative MRI and neuropsychological testing. The study is based on a protocol dubbed 'metabolic enhancement for neurodegeneration.'
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Hospitals reach out to elderly

2016-06-15

Senior Care Industry
Private hospitals come out with value-added services to attract senior citizens, who often have no one to take care of them.
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HelpAge India launches security app for elderly persons

2016-06-14

Senior Care Industry, Senior Care
To provide a one-stop security platform for elderly persons across the country, HelpAge India today launched an app that will connect the users to local police, hospitals or old-age homes in case of emergency.
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Why the Montessori Method is Becoming a Popular Treatment for Dementia

2016-05-27

Alzheimers, Dementia
The Montessori method is being used to successfully engage Alzheimer’s disease patients, and it’s an idea that’s gaining traction in the caregiving community.
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Noninvasive Device Monitors Parkinson’s Patients, Informs Treatment Decisions

2016-05-05

Parkinsons
An innovative new companion monitoring tool worn like a wristwatch could help provide more effective therapy for patients with Parkinson's disease and other disorders that affect movement by better informing the decisions of physicians who treat them.
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IISc research offers hope for those with Alzheimer's

2016-01-28

Alzheimers
Dr Ravindranath's (chairperson at Centre for Neuro Sciences at IISc) preliminary research findings show that ashwagandha can reverse memory loss.
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STUDY: 64 PERCENT OF PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA FEEL ISOLATED

2016-01-03

Alzheimers, Dementia
http://www.upi.com/Science_News/2016/01/03/Study-64-percent-of-people-with-dementia-feel-isolated/2361451848941/
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DEMENTIA LOVED ONES 'BENEFIT FROM VISITS'

2016-01-01

Alzheimers, Dementia
http://www.bbc.com/news/health-35199882
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When his wife developed Alzheimer's, Bill got to return all the love she'd always given him.

2015-09-04

Alzheimers, Dementia, Inspiration
"She has done so much for me over all of these years. Now she can't, but I can. And I can return her love. And it's a love that, well, to me, means I can do everything for her. "
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TREATMENT GAP OF DEMENTIA

2014-10-13

Alzheimers, Dementia
Closing the treatment gap of dementia in India
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CAREGIVING NOTES

2014-03-17

Alzheimers, Dementia, Caregiving
Resource for Care Givers experience with Dementia family members
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LOW COST CARE IN INDIA

2007-08-03

Senior Care Industry, Senior Care
Affordable care in India
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