Monthly Archives - May 2019

elders abuse awareness day

Elders Abuse Awareness Day

Virtually all countries are expected to see substantial growth in the number of older persons between 2015 and 2030, and that growth will be faster in developing regions. Because the numbers of older persons are growing, the amount of elder abuse can be expected to grow with it. While the taboo topic of elder abuse has started to gain visibility across the world, it remains one of the least investigated types of violence in national surveys, and one of [...]

Activities that fight loneliness for adults

Activities That Fight Loneliness For Older Adults

Older people are especially vulnerable to loneliness and social isolation – and it can have a serious effect on health. But there are ways to overcome loneliness, even if you live alone and find it hard to get out. Isolation and loneliness are widespread among our elders.  It may begin with the loss of a spouse.  It may be compounded by physical decline such as loss of driving ability, decreased hearing or vision.  Friends pass away.  There are fewer opportunities [...]


In-Home Senior Care Services|Home Care Assistance

One survey shows that 90% of seniors want to stay in their homes as long as possible. Your home is where you’re comfortable. It’s what is familiar. It provides comfort. If you move out to an assisted living community or nursing home, you’re starting over. You may have to room with a stranger. With in-home care, you’re able to remain as independent as you can be. Independence is a psychological boon, especially when the effects of aging are [...]


Participate In Local Charity Walks

Can you believe that “thons” has only been around since the 1970s? The March of Dimes put together its first event in 1970. Since then, that successful event has been replicated by just about everyone. Now known as March for elders, that event is still going strong too. Walk/Run/athons are both competitive and non-competitive races sponsored by many charities to raise funds and as a way to involve many more people than they might otherwise in their causes. Participants usually pay a registration [...]


Elders Mela

The Elders Mela organized on the occasion of ‘World Elders Abuse Awerness Dat’ (16 June), is our endeavor to provide a platform for the elders and stakeholders interested in their welfare to come together and raise the quality of life of the elderly. The Mela will enable senior citizens, their families, friends and caretakers to interact and learn about various opportunities, services and products available for senior citizens to lead their life in a healthy, happy, fulfilling and purposeful manner. The Mela [...]


Elders Programs Health, Fitness and Wellness Programs

Advancements in healthcare and technology today, are in large part, major contributions from the development of modern science, which have made it possible for seniors to live longer lives today. However, this does not necessarily mean that people are healthier. In fact, despite an increase within the senior population over the last five years, Americans are considered to be among some of the unhealthiest in the world; with heart disease and cancer topping the charts of leading causes of death every year, [...]