Simple Ways to Help Your Grandchildren Become Compassionate Human Beings

Simple Ways to Help Your Grandchildren Become Compassionate Human Beings As we are exposed to a lot more news and media, sometimes it gets difficult to believe in humanity. It recently got me thinking as I noticed a striking difference between children who had regular…

April 30, 2018

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You Are Not Alone

If you are the influencer or decision maker in your family, you have been propelled into the role of caring for your elderly parents (or maybe even an elderly relative).  I am sure there are some days when you may have returned home physically and…

March 7, 2018

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What does it mean to live in a retirement community

Recently I found myself in the middle of a conversation with my mom and her sisters, as they reminisced about a time when they lived in a little town with their aunts and uncles as well as cousins for company. They lived in row houses…

August 14, 2017

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Living With Asthma

Asthma is a chronic illness that can be debilitating and frustrating for everyone. Not being able to breathe at ease can definitely be stressful. By creating disruptions in daily life, it can change a positive self-image to a negative one and lead to withdrawal from…

July 21, 2017

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Workout Ideas for Your Mind!

My neighbour invited me over the other day to workout with her. Knowing that she is hitting 70, I was surprised that she was so enthusiastic about working out. When I reached her home, however, I saw a table set up with a 2000-piece jigsaw…

July 10, 2017

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List of Positive Alternatives to Anti-ageing Products

Recently I found myself in the middle of a conversation about anti-ageing products; I have seen seniors in my family who have used anti-ageing products including home remedies and those who have used none. I felt compelled to do a little research and put together…

July 6, 2017

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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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