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Assisted Living - A new lease of life

July 30, 2018

It was my first time in a senior citizen home and it was indeed a revelation. I was invited to conduct a talk on healthy living and it gave me a new insight on how traditions and trends are changing fast. There were 64 couples and six individuals living in this Senior citizen home. Each of them had a story to tell. The Parents were forced to stay in a new environment either because of lack of support or because their children were away in a different country. Many had heart-rending stories of neglect. Only four of them were there since they opted for it.


National Doctors’ Day 2018: Getting into the shoes of the doctors

National Doctors’ Day 2018: Getting into the shoes of the doctors

July 2, 2018

Vijay, a sixteen-year-old, was off to Nandi hills with his friends on a new bike gifted by his mother. Unfortunately, on the way, he was hit by a bus. Lying unconscious for almost an hour on the road


Palliative care – improving quality of existence…

Palliative care – improving quality of existence…

June 28, 2018

Ms. Asha was a staff nurse in our hospital. Always cheerful with a smile, she was a sincere, dedicated and a compassionate person. Her interaction with patients, residents or faculty was exemplary. In my hospital rounds, one day, I found her a little down.