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Importance of Post-Operative Care in the Elderly

The common problems which can be of significant concern in post-operative care in the elderly consist of uncontrolled pain, confusion/delirium, dehydration, decreased food intake, and wound care.

Dr. Naganath Narasimhan Prem

Chief Consultant, Geriatric Medicine

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Normalizing life after stroke

A stroke occurs when the blood flow to a part of the brain is stopped due to fragmented blood vessels or blood clots. India is observing an increase in people with stroke and is now ranking as the fourth leading cause of death and the fifth leading cause of...

Prasita Nair

Head of Clinical Operations

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Urinary tract infections in the elderly and their management

Do you have elderly people at your home? Are they not able to hold their urination? Are they on a catheter? If your answer is yes, then they all are prone to urinary tract infection...

Anju Bobin

Training Manager

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Embracing the Art of Healthy Aging

The core aspects of healthy aging according to me is enjoying life to whatever extent possible besides being physically or cognitively healthy, even if you are living in assisted living homes.

Saju Thomas

Facility Manager, Monet House

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6 Activities to Boost the Cognitive Ability of the Elders

The cognitive abilities start to decrease. Problem-solving, processing speed, short-term working memory, memory and information retrieval, and attention problems are a few among these, that are beneficial for the elderly to enhance their cognitive ability.

Anju Bobin

Head - Learning & Quality

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Preventing fall in the elderly

Fall is also called slip down, drop down, fall off, collapse, plummet. We also define a fall as the sudden involuntary transfer of the body to the ground or lower level than the previous state. Fall may have serious consequences...

Ram Sharma

Facility Manager, Frida House

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Management of bedsores for the elderly

Bedsores also called pressure ulcers and decubitus ulcers are injuries to the skin and underlying tissue resulting from prolonged pressure on the skin. Elders confined to beds or wheelchairs for longer periods are particularly vulnerable to bedsores because of their limited ability to change positions.

Prasita Nair

Head Of Clinical Operations

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Caring by engaging

In the same way, we at Epoch Elder Care ensure that our residents engage in meaningful activities which add value to their lives. I started my career at Epoch as a Facility Nurse and learned the importance of such activities as I grew with the organization. During this journey...

Saju Thomas

Facility Manager, Monet House

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Importance of quality of end-of-life care

I have been with Epoch Elder Care as a Facility Nurse for almost 2 years now and it gave me the opportunity to work with elderly very closely which involved not only taking care of their health and medicines but also to understand the needs of this venerable group. PCC (Person centered care) is one ...

Saju Thomas

Facility Nurse, Vermeer House

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