Tag: older persons

LIFESTYLE, Mumbai Diary

More than a simple accident

Not just a simple accident Two weeks later I learnt that mine was not a simple accident. I had a rotator cuff tear of the right shoulder. An immediate repair or a possible joint replacement was the verdict. So surgery it was. After identifying, the doctor and his availability, we checked the hospital for availability. …

LIFESTYLE, Mumbai Diary

Help! FASHION EMERGENCY

When a broken wrist leads to a fashion emergency Can a  broken wrist lead to a fashion emergency? Well as it turned out, mine did. Coming to terms with a broken wrist didn’t take longer than it did for the POP to harden. With my hand out of action, I settled down to enjoy the …

LIFESTYLE, Mumbai Diary

Coping Single-Handedly

An event last month forced me to change my perception of myself and learn to cope single-handedly

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International Day for Older Persons :Motionless I lie

Did you know that 1st October is designated International Day for Older Persons? As per the UN Development report published in 2017, The global population aged 60 years or over numbered 962 million in 2017, more than twice as large as in 1980 when there were 382 million older persons worldwide. The number of older persons is …

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Alzheimers is no laughing matter

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What is Alzheimers ? As friends in their early 60s we often have difficulty in remembering names. We know exactly what we are referring to when we are reminiscing but can’t seem to remember the person’s name. We grapple for a bit, then laugh it off, slightly embarrassed, saying ” Oh! it must be early …