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Are you prepared for old age

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Are you prepared for old age

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Are you prepared for old age

  1. 1. Are you prepared for old age? Finances and health apart, it is the right attitude that ensures you a satisfactory old age The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  2. 2. Contd… We have all heard of life coming round a full cir cle, but never had I seen the circle actually close the loop as much as this Father's day as I sat with my Dad in the ICU in a total role reversal. He was unwell, restless, a bit petulant but easily persuadable. And so I found myself slipping into the same mode of care and attention for my Dad as I did with my children when they were infants. A poignant swing between the role of a parent and a daughter with her Dad on Father's Day! At 80, I have never thought of my father as old. I am sure he has never thought of himself as old either! Young in mind and spirit, he counts amongst friends people of all ages from 18 to 85. In the ICU at one time, worried sick about him, I found myself losing in a word game he invented to keep his mind active when he panicked on seeing a dementia patient brought in. Let's think of synonyms, he said feebly from the bed.And then as we worried if he was fully conscious, he recommended I read The Cairo Trilogy by Naguib Mahfouz after finishing Love in the Time of Cholera, which he knew I was reading. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  3. 3. Contd… But, however you may prepare for it, old age comes as a surprise. One day you are this side of the fence, looking at older people with the smugness of youthful energy; the next, you have stepped across into the same arena with diminished capacities and a slowing down of faculties wondering what hit you. How can one prepare for old age in a manner that brings the satisfaction of having led a good life rather than regrets? Most people take care of finances and even focus on health so that these two aspects don't hold you back from enjoying a comfortable old age. However, not many pay attention to their attitude towards life and living, which is a critical element in shaping the quality of life in one's old age. A lot depends on what kind of an old age you would like to have. Do you see yourself touring the world as a couple, seeing places you haven't been to, staying at comfortable inns and eating at the best restaurants? Or, do you see yourself comfortably settled in a rocking chair by a fireside, reading and enjoying an occasional drink? The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  4. 4. Contd… Else, are you one of those who expects to remain active and adventurous well into old age, biking, trekking and maybe para-gliding like someone did even at the age of 104! Studies in Harvard and Yale have shown that those who nurture positive images of old age usually live 7.5 years longer than those who correlate words like `decrepit' and `less useful' with old age. Those who nurture negative perceptions of old age, are more likely to suffer memory loss and incidents of heart disease. Learning to live for the moment, avoiding negative speculation and fearing distant eventualities would stand one in good stead in old age. It is important to cultivate hobbies that can be sustained in old age, such as reading, watching movies, listening to music, painting, or many others. And most important, cultivate an atmosphere of love and care in your younger years with family and friends. It comes back manifold to you when you need it in your old age. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  5. 5. Contd… Do not forget to enjoy your life even as you go through the daily grind, for it is these memories that bolster your fading years. Do not forget to enjoy the small pleasures of life, which take you back to your childhood that starry sky, the sparkling lake, the tall tree in the backyard, the sweet song bird there is delight yet again in all of these as the hustle- bustle of the intervening years fades away! When all my days are ending And I have no song to sing, I think that I shall not be too old To stare at everything; As I stared once at a nursery door Or a tall tree and a swing. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
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