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Elders Digest Team, Editorial Director

From the Director’s Desk

While this column may be dedicated to all those 60 and older; it could easily apply to those in their 50s, 40s, 30s or...

Exercises for Healthy Ageing

There are many things which are out of control for humans, major among them is the ageing factor. However, as each year passes by, the...
ayurvedic home remedies

Ayurvedic home remedies for 13 common ailments

In today’s busy life, nobody has the time to go a doctor when we suffer from common heath issues. We either try to look...
Health markers

7 health markers you need to start tracking in your 60s

Have you ever thought of keeping yourself fit and young as long as possible? Most of us who reach 60, take life as it comes...
Preventive health care

Redefining health – shifting focus from cure to prevention

In today’s health-care system, a doctor’s main job is to diagnose and treat patients’ ailments, but in the future, their focus will shift to...
Health risks associated with ageing and their prevention

Health risks associated with ageing and their prevention

Every consumable product that we purchase will have its expiry date. Every human being also comes into this world with an expiry date, except...
depression, senior citizens

Depression is Not a Natural Part of Growing Older

   Geriatric depression is a mental and emotional disorder affecting senior citizens. Feelings of sadness and occasional “blue” moods are normal. However, lasting depression is...
Generation gap

Bridging the Generation Gap – Grandparents to the Rescue

  How many times have you felt that your parents don’t understand you, that they have no respect for you as an individual? How often...
elderly woman in India, issues and concerns

Issues and concerns of older women in India

Greying of the population is one of the most significant characteristics of the twenty-first century. Despite substantial growth in the proportion of both male and...
The father of geriatric medicine

Get to know, “The father of Geriatric medicine”

Dr. Vallalarpuram Sennimalai Natarajan affectionately called as “Dr.VSN” is a renowned Geriatric Physician, Educationist, Author and a Social Worker. He is recognized as the Father...