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Nisha Radhakrishnan, columnist

Nisha Radhakrishnan – Columnist

Nisha Radhakrishnan, M.Sc., M.Phil (Foods and Nutrition), B.NAT (Yoga and Naturopathy) is a loving mother of two beautiful children and a non-clinical nutritionist, with...
geriatric house call

House calls for homebound seniors

With the collapse of the joint family system, now it is becoming more and more difficult to care for the elderly at home.  The...
geriatric nutrition

Nutrition for seniors

"The food you eat can be either the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison.” Physiological changes take place...

Ageing in India: Policy options

India, one of the world’s two population superpowers, is undergoing unprecedented demographic changes. Increasing longevity and falling fertility have resulted in a dramatic increase...
Geriatrician, Dr V S Natarajan

Why do we need a Geriatrician ?

Older Patients differ in many ways from the young. Indeed such distinctions emphasise the separate existence of geriatrics as a medical specialty. They differ mainly...
Elders Digest Team, Editorial Director

Editorial Director – Dr. V S Natarajan.

DR.Vallalarpuram Sennimalai Natarajan is a renowned Geriatric Physician, Educationist, Author and a Social Worker. He is recognized as the Father of Geriatric Medicine in...

Editor in chief – Rajasekaran Manimaran.

Rajasekaran is the co-founder and Managing Trustee of Dr. VSNatarajan Geriatric Foundation. He is a Medical conference manager by profession, habitual entrepreneur by nature...
Elders Digest Team, Associate editor

Associate Editor -Shrilaxmi B Hegde.

For Shrilaxmi, Elders Digest is the happy congruence of two enduring passions of her life - social work and creative writing. She has worked for...
Income tax and exemptions 2017

Income tax and exemptions 2017 – updates for senior citizens

A senior citizen is an individual resident (man or woman) who is 60 years old or more but below 80 years as on the...
advantage of Fixed Deposits (FD)

Taking advantage of Fixed Deposits (FD)

Fixed Deposit is a financial instrument provided by banks which provides investors with a higher rate of interest than a regular saving account until...