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Care Services

Fall At Home: A Serious Concern for Elderly

As people age, their balance and joint movement sense start to suffer. Poor balance, falls and stumbles are among the most common for the elderly in this age. Every third person aged 60 and over who lives in the community falls each year in India. Falls are the leading cause of injury-related prolonged hospitalizations, fractures […]

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Depression

Depression in Elderly

Depression is not just feeling sad, uneasy or stressed about something. It is a serious disorder that needs immediate treatment. As one ages, they are more prone to getting impacted with depression. Thus, depression is said to be a common disorder among older adults but it is NOT normal. However, causes of depression in the elderly […]

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Technology

Remote Patient Monitoring : Contact-less, but connected, Healthcare

In today’s digital era, where everyone is connected digitally in some way or the other, the healthcare industry is not lacking behind. Connected health devices and remote patient monitoring technologies are revolutionizing the healthcare industry with respect to the digital transformation, bringing more efficiency and effectiveness diagnosis and treatment of patients. Social distancing and minimum […]

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Active Ageing

Lifestyle Changes Needed After Stroke

As we all know, lifestyle modification can lead to improvements in hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, obesity, glucose metabolism in diabetics, and more. But, did we know that these are, in turn, associated with decreased risk for cardiovascular disease and death, making lifestyle changes for heart attack and stroke prevention after 65 years is of utmost importance. Let’s […]

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Care Services COVID-19

De-Conditioning in Elderly during COVID-19

On 24 March 2020, the Government of India under Prime Minister Narendra Modi ordered a nationwide lockdown, limiting mostly movement of the entire 1.3 billion population of India as a preventive and protective measure against the COVID-19 pandemic in India. Older people, children below age 10 years, and persons with long-term conditions; have been strictly advised by the Government to protect themselves during the […]

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Diabetes Home Care Services

Dealing with Diabetes

According to Healthline, Diabetes mellitus, commonly known as diabetes, is a metabolic disease that causes high blood sugar. The hormone insulin moves sugar from the blood into your cells to be stored or used for energy. With diabetes, your body either doesn’t make enough insulin or can’t effectively use the insulin it does make. The […]