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According to studies, social isolation not only increases chances of degenerative diseases like Dementia or Alzheimer's Disease, but also risk of premature death.(Pixabay)

7 ways to take care of elderly during pandemic

By Parmita Uniyal
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2021 05:15 PM IST
  • Boredom, exhaustion, loneliness, sadness, helplessness and hopelessness during the pandemic has left the elderly distressed. An expert gives tips on how to provide emotional support to them.
The study identifies the overall ageing situation of India and focuses on the regional patterns of ageing across states and Union Territories.(HT Archive)
The study identifies the overall ageing situation of India and focuses on the regional patterns of ageing across states and Union Territories.(HT Archive)

These states in India offer best quality of life for elderly

Written by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 11, 2021 07:43 PM IST
  • The study found out that Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Mizoram and Chandigarh are states which lead in the categories - aged states, relatively aged states, northeastern states and Union Territories.
New study reveals anti-inflammatory therapies prevent heart disease in elderly(Photo by jesse orrico on Unsplash)
New study reveals anti-inflammatory therapies prevent heart disease in elderly(Photo by jesse orrico on Unsplash)

New study reveals anti-inflammatory therapies prevent heart disease in elderly

ANI |
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2021 07:12 PM IST
According to a new study an anti-inflammatory drug previously tested in a wider population of people with cardiovascular disease may have potential if used only in those with clonal hematopoiesis.
Of the 52.4% who reported mistreatment, 63.7% were neglected or disrespected, 42.3% were physically or verbally abused, and 60.1% were harassed.(Representative photo)
Of the 52.4% who reported mistreatment, 63.7% were neglected or disrespected, 42.3% were physically or verbally abused, and 60.1% were harassed.(Representative photo)

More than 50% elderly face abuse, says survey

New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2018 10:47 AM IST
The survey was conducted between May and June this year by Agewell Foundation, an association of 1,500 NGOs.
(Illustration: Malay Karmakar/HT)
(Illustration: Malay Karmakar/HT)

‘Once a loving son, he turned into a cold stranger’ | Let’s talk about our elderly

Hindustan Times | By Anonymous
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2018 03:19 PM IST
In the second of a five-part HT series ‘Let’s Talk About Our Elderly’, a man writes about how he was thrown out of the house by his son and daughter-in-law after retirement.
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