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'And if you are unlucky, you will get an American daughter-in-law.'

Do you think Indians would value sons the way they do now – praying, fasting and sex selecting to avoid having girl children, if there was no expectation of living with and being cared for by a future daughter in law? 1,294 more words

Indian Homemaker

Seniors Week is on for Young and Old


The Metropolitan Senior Citizens’ Centre gathered today to celebrate their nonagenarian’s members as part of COTA’s annual Seniors Week. The coordinator of the Fortitude Valley Metropolitan Senior Citizens’ Centre Terina Edwards said that the event was about honouring their fifteen 90+ year-old members by making them founding members of their organisation. 348 more words


Seroxat Damages The Elderly

So Seroxat causes birth defects and damages babies born to mothers prescribed it, it’s banned for those under 18 because the clinical trials show that it increases suicide and self harm in kids. 194 more words


Health aide abuses elderly Queens man with Parkinson's disease

REGO PARK, NY (PIX11) — Gabrielle Murakhovsky is the granddaughter of 78-year-old Bentsion Murakhovsky.

She’s horrified by the surveillance video of her grandfather at home being abused by a hired home health aide. 115 more words


"Old-Timers": Straddling Time Periods

We like to think of the past in convenient little time packets: the Victorian Era and the 1920s were completely distinct eras, right? Just look at how fashion changed dramatically during that time! 884 more words

Early Detection Matters

Signs and Symptoms of Dementia

Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily living.  Dementia is not a specific disease, it is an overall term used to describe the changes in mental ability that affect daily living/functioning.   317 more words

Assisted Living

The Older Generation.

Two days ago at the library an elderly man asked me about which BT broadband deal he should choose as he was confused as to what in the world BT infinity was. 106 more words