Healthy AgeingOxygen Books
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The book enlightens the readers on the aliments that the elderly generally experience during old age, and how to prevent diseases earlier on in life by following a healthy diet and making changes in their lifestyles. This book throws light on the process of ageing an the changes in our bodies as we grow older. It explains the various aliments that are common amongest older people and also describes what one can do to avoid or overcome these aliments. A healthy diet that is appropriate for our age, and changes in our lifestyles can help lead a healthy life even as we grow older. The books also provides information of feriatric care and tips on how to care for the elderly. A must read for not just the elderly, but also for those caring for the elderly in their family. Author Dr. V.S. Natarajan, MD., FRCP. (Edin), D.Sc., (Hon) is a veteran in geriatric care, and is the recipient of Dr BC Roy National Award. He introduced a Geriatric Ward for specialised care in the Government General Hospital in Chennai in 1978, and was instrumental in sperading awareness of feriatric care throughout India. The novel method of treating elderly patients at their own residanes on physician’s visits, called the House Call Programme, was his brainchild.