Healthabove60 eNewsletter Q3 | Setting New Standards in Home Care

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Setting New Standards in Home Care for Seniors eNewsletter || Q3 Oct - Dec 2018 TM

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Happy New Year to You All Another important year has passed for Healthabove60 opening doors for the new opportunities and possibilities. As we continue to strive to keep the elderly lives healthy and safe Healthabove60 is looking forward to establish a safer senior living atmosphere in the society. Happy Reading WELCOME TO HEAL THABOVE60 Mr. Srinivasan G CEO Healthabove Indias 1st Geriatric Home Healthcare

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Greetings from Healthabove60. 2018 has been a very important year in our journey. Healthabove60 has surpassed many milestones in terms of bettering up the elderly lives during this year. We are welcoming 2019 with new aspirations and responsibilities while continuing to comprehensively enhance the elderly lives at home. Happy New Year Ms. Krishna Kavya J COO Healthabove

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Prevention is Better than Cure - The times may y but the saying never gets old. Being healthy can carry dierent meanings for dierent people. But the way to a healthier life has only one door and the key is a combination of 3 aspects of life - Food Exercise and Regular Health Check Ups. Embracing a healthier lifestyle may not be su- cient in this modern era given the reduced chances for natural means of living. Every now and then you are exposed to stress chemicals pollution and other typical vulnerability of the present day living no matter how healthier lifestyle you are strictly following. Adding that we all require additional medical help as we age. The aim of a health check is to help nd pre- vent or lessen the eect of the disease. It’s like getting a car serviced before it breaks down - after all it’s often better to pick up potential problems earlier rather than later.

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Cardiovascular Risk Assessment There are various factors that could trigger the cardiovascular disease and it is your responsibility to keep them on a check. Lipid prole check- high cholesterol levels or high triglycerides can cause problems like high blood pressure which could cause heart attacks and brain strokes. Health checks can provide health care professionals with an opportunity to look at a person’s lifestyle medical history and family history to nd out if they’re at risk of any preventable health conditions. Here are a few health checks that you as a senior citizen should undergo in order to strengthen your health. Diabetes Test Chronic diabetes conditions include type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes. Potentially reversible diabetes conditions include pre-diabetes - when your blood sugar levels are higher than normal but not high enough to be classied as diabetes - and gestational diabetes which occurs during pregnancy but may resolve after the baby is delivered.

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Osteoporosis Risk Assessment Osteoporosis makes you more likely to break bones because you lose bone mass and density as you age. You may not have any symptoms or pain. The rst sign might be a bone fracture. There are various factors that increase your chances of Osteoporosis including age gender family history and bone structure. Eye Checks for Glaucoma An eye exam involves a series of tests to evaluate your vision and check for eye diseases. Your eye doctor may use a variety of instruments shine bright lights directly at your eyes and request that you look through an array of lenses. Each test during an eye exam evaluates a dierent aspect of your vision or eye health. Mammogram women A mammogram allows the doctor to have a closer look for changes in breast tissue that cannot be felt during a breast exam. Women between 50 to 74 years should get a mammogram every 2 years. Women younger than age 50 should talk to a doctor about when to start and how often to have a mam- mogram.

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