Dear senior citizens, here’s why you should have a personal physician

When it comes to health care quality of older adults, “personal physicians” play an important role, according to a recent study. The Wolters Kluwer research found that about five percent of older adults on Medicare don’t have a “personal physician,” and this group scores lower on measures of health care quality. “Beneficiaries without personal physician […]

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Budget 2018: Higher tax sops & increased investment limit under PMVVY makes senior citizens happy

Senior citizens were looking at the Budget 2018 with a lot of hope and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley too reciprocated with announcements that would reduce the stress for senior citizens. The Budget 2018 offered to increase the investment limit under Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana to Rs 15 lakh from extant limit of Rs 7.5 lakh. The Union Budget 2018 also […]

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Senior Citizen Savings Scheme Vs PMVVY Vs Post Office MIS

PMVVY: Senior citizens are guaranteed 8 per cent interest rate for 10 years Senior Citizen Savings Scheme and Post Office monthly income schemes are one of the most popular investment options to earn monthly income.  The Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana (PMVVY), which also provides monthly income, was launched in May 2017.  In each of […]

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Senior citizens, beware. If you have trouble reading, you may be at Alzheimer’s risk

Do your parents or grandparents often find themselves struggling with the written word? If yes, then they may be at greater risk of Alzheimer’s as researchers have found that people with mild memory problems who show a delayed brain response to processing the written word may be at an increased risk of Alzheimer’s. “A prominent feature of Alzheimer’s […]

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Senior citizens, beware: Ageing can delay your perception of falls

Delay in perception of falls is part of getting older which thereby increases the risk of injury or death in seniors, says a recent study. The findings will help shape the development of wearable fall prevention technology and allow clinicians to more accurately identify at-risk individuals. “Falling threatens one’s survival,” said Michael Barnett-Cowan, a kinesiology […]

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HSBC slicing ‘Dozens’ Of Senior Jobs In investment bank: record

London: HSBC has begun cutting senior posts in its funding banking division in a cull that would lead todozens of personnel international losing their jobs, in keeping with resources with direct knowledge of the cuts. HSBC started informing workforce in its global banking and markets division in London remaining week,one of the assets stated, with […]

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