The Lost Art of Letter Writing

Spring cleaning is not always a bad thing. Sometimes it leads to a box of treasures. And no better treasures than old letters—the treasures of the heart. Filled with a warm happy feeling at having found a box of safely preserved letters—some with yellowed pages,…

July 25, 2016

Food and Diet, Medical, Mental Wellbeing, Mind, Body & Soul, Nutrition, Physical Fitness, Spirituality

Simple and Healthy Recipes that You Can Cook Alone

Among the many concerns that plague old age, the basic and perhaps the most worrisome is diet. While it is common knowledge that appetite is affected as you advance in age, changes in sensory perceptions such as taste and smell play a significant role in diminishing the…

July 25, 2016

Food and Diet, Medical, Mental Wellbeing, Mind, Body & Soul, Nutrition, Physical Fitness, Spirituality

Exercises to Improve Balance

No matter how romantic ‘I was swept away’ or ‘I felt the ground slip beneath my feet’ may sound in a Romantic Comedy movie, it is not at all a desirable thing in real life. In fact, if you have ever lost your footing on…

July 11, 2016

Food and Diet, Medical, Mental Wellbeing, Mind, Body & Soul, Nutrition, Physical Fitness, Spirituality

Reading and How it Helps the Elderly

Do you find yourself reading all the time, be it shampoo bottles in the bathroom, milk cartons, hoardings by the road or advertisements on the Metro? Of course, the best kind of reading is what comes wrapped within the covers of a book or even…

July 11, 2016

Food and Diet, Medical, Mental Wellbeing, Mind, Body & Soul, Nutrition, Physical Fitness, Spirituality

What to do and not to do in Arthritis

Arthritis is the joint disorder shows up as inflammation in one or more joints. Most of the adults complain about this disorder. Types of arthritis are rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, septic arthritis etc. If you have any type of arthritis here is the list of do’s and…

July 5, 2016

Food and Diet, Medical, Mental Wellbeing, Mind, Body & Soul, Nutrition, Physical Fitness, Spirituality

Here’s What I Learnt to do When I Feel a Cold Coming on

It is that time of the year in Bangalore when the weather is highly unpredictable; the sun shines brightly one moment and the next we are right under a thundershower soaking wet. A season for sore throats, running noses and bouts of sneezes! When I…

July 4, 2016

Food and Diet, Medical, Mental Wellbeing, Mind, Body & Soul, Nutrition, Physical Fitness, Spirituality

Cognitive Activities for Elders

Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because they quit playing.”  ― Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. Play is a word associated with children usually, you would think… but not really, play is as important for adults too. Especially for elderly adults….

July 4, 2016

Food and Diet, Medical, Mental Wellbeing, Mind, Body & Soul, Nutrition, Physical Fitness, Spirituality