Guidelines for Ageing with Health, Grace and Dignity

by SM Tuli, Neena Bhasin, Punya Bhasin

This book describes the guidelines for ageing with health, grace and dignity. This book gives us guidelines how to cope best with important health and related socioeconomic issues in twilight years of one’s life. This book contains eleven chapters. This book has candidly dealt several aspects of ageing starting from realization, family support networking, its abuse, various options regarding their home/shelter, loneliness particularly so for females in case the spouse dies early, steps to mitigate loneliness, mindfulness, financial issues in sunset years, lessons to be learnt from Japan which has world’s most elderly people, various food options for elderly, protective steps for destressing, diabetes, cancer and blood pressure. Passage on Yoga is something which makes this book invaluable for elderly. Description of psychoneurological disorders is a special feature which assumes significance in view of increasing cases of dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinsonism, etc. The suggestion regarding medical and spiritual care is a welcome feature of this book. This book will not only be valuable companion for lay people, but also for students interested in geriatric care who wish to understand the dynamics of ageing, its familial, social and biological aspects.

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Author Author's Affiliation
1. Tuli SM
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
University College of Medical Science and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, New Delhi
Delhi University College of Medical Sciences and GTB Hospital, New Delhi, India
Vidyasagar Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Nehru Nagar, New Delhi, India
Vidyasagar Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, New Delhi, India
Vimhans PrimaMed Super Speciality Hospital, New Delhi, India
2. Bhasin Neena
Anand Arogya Mandir, New Delhi, India
3. Bhasin Punya New Delhi, India
ISBN 9789352705825
Speciality Orthopedics
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18121
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2019
Pages 111
Book Type Professional

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