Category Archives: Patient Care

Shaving as you age

As one ages, even simple routine activities such as shaving and grooming can become difficult. Things become further complicated if you suffer from tremors of the hand.

Essential tremor is the most common tremor. It is rarely seen when the …

Simplest way to avoid dengue

It appears that dengue is rearing its ugly head again.  In the last week or so, Chennai has reported several cases of dengue with at least a handful of fatal cases.  Dengue and other mosquito borne diseases are set to …

Making your bathroom senior friendly and safe

If you have perused a copy of house beautiful or homes and gardens or some such magazine, you would have seen photos of wonderfully spacious, carpeted, dry and glistening bathrooms.

Unfortunately Indian bathrooms are a completely different matter.  Most of …

Elderly healthcare – Lessons from the UK

Elderly health care in UKAnother article on elder care caught my eye this morning.  It was a talk by aptly named Dr. Andrew Elder on elderly healthcare and learning from UK what not to do!

The expert in geriatric medicine from Edinburgh was delivering …