Stories from India- Hyderabad

I thought it would be nice to share with you a little about my favorite places in India. Today I’m reminiscing of my visits to Hyderabad. The city of palaces, pearls and Biryani, the city of Charminar, Chowmahalla and Cyber Towers—Hyderabad is a unique mélange…

June 27, 2017

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Technology and Seniors

Although the list is endless, here are my favourite few. Tablets, iPads —A tablet or iPad can help seniors stay in touch with their families who are away via Skype or FaceTime. Seniors can view photos, listen to music, read, learn languages, play games that…

June 27, 2017

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Get Rid of the Fear of Ageing

The American poet H. W. Longfellow wrote, “For age is opportunity no less Than youth itself, though in another dress, And as the evening twilight fades away The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day.” Seeing old age as an opportunity to live life…

June 19, 2017

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Communication with Elderly Parents

Even though you might not admit it (or, at least not in public), it is likely that you might get extremely annoyed with your elderly parents as well as ageing uncles and aunts. You might get irritated with their incessant questioning, repetitions and forgetfulness. Sometimes,…

June 19, 2017

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How Seniors Can Give Back to Society

Auguste Rodin, a French sculptor from the 18th Century said “Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.” With the number of years’ of experience we collect, our skills and learning reach a stage when we want to share our skills and…

June 9, 2017

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When It is no Longer Safe to Drive

My next-door neighbour Uncle Robert loves the wheel. You can always see him driving around, giving a lift to neighbours, picking up grocery or running errands. But, yesterday, for the first time, Uncle Robert said he would gradually like to give up driving. That got…

June 9, 2017

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Benefits of living life without regrets

Do you regret not completing college or not pursuing your dreams of becoming a singer? This regret can either be your best friend or your worst enemy. You can harness the regret built up in you to improve your future by learning from it and…

June 2, 2017

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How to Recognize HOAX and SPAMMY Emails and WhatsApp Messages

“Like almost everyone who uses e-mail, I receive a ton of spam every day. Much of it offers to help me get out of debt or get rich quick. It would be funny if it weren’t so exciting.” Said Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft. Have…

June 2, 2017

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Eating healthy to ward off discomfort caused by menopause

“To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art.” said Francois de La Rochefoucauld, a 17th century French nobleman and writer centuries ago. Over the years, I have understood the importance of being aware of the food we eat at different stages…

June 2, 2017

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Five Steps to Mental Wellbeing

To begin with I would like to share my understanding of mental wellbeing. Initially I thought of it as being happy but as I began to curiously read about it and ask questions, I realized mental wellbeing is not necessarily a state of being happy;…

June 2, 2017

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