Monthly Archives: December 2012

Introduce your parents to the internet and watch them have fun

oldman_computerAfter several years of avoidance (on the part of both of us), I finally taught my father to use a computer when he was 80 years old. Within a couple of months, he was corresponding with family, friends and colleagues …

Managing finances during golden years

This post is by Srikanth from the investment advisory team.

Hello.

My name is Srikanth, I run a company called FundsIndia.com in Chennai. We are an online investment services company specializing in mutual fund investments.

At the outset, my …

Second career – Active ageing

featherIn the book Illusions: The adventures of a reluctant messiah by Richard Bach, the messiah says “This is a test to see if your mission in this life is complete, if you are alive, it isn’t.”…

Considering moving into an old age home? Here are some tips…

Hands-with-houseIn developed countries, a fair number of the old and infirm live in care homes, personal care centres and adult family homes – all different ways of calling what is essentially an old age home. Living in an old age …

International Day of people with disability – 3rd December

ribbon-135x110 (1)International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) is a United Nations sanctioned day that aims to promote an understanding of people with disability and encourage support for their dignity, rights and well-being.

Searching the net for information regarding IDPwD and …