Visiting an elderly home in India – moments of emotions

India is a very young country in terms of demographics and in the next years they will be at the top of the world statistics. However, society is changing and the needs to take care for elderly is growing. In the last years I have observed that in many cities elderly homes have been set…

7weeks in India – Travelling with Tamboo, the teacher

Finally, I sit in the train from Kottayam to Coimbatore – together with a huge and heavy suitcase and two bags which instead of becoming less heavy seem to double day by day: a lot of presents and a bottle of water are the last things I had to add. There is no way to…

Why is it that difficult to make old people drink?

The availability of clean water is a large issue in many parts of the world, but also in the developed countries where the fresh liquid is coming out of the tap people die because of lack of water. How is this possible? Every day a lot of elderly people arrive in hospitals because they do…

How ageing is seen in the world

HOW AN AGEING POPULATION WILL CHANGE THE WORLD – BBC NEWS That is the title of a very interesting short video. Did you know that Japan is the country no.1 when it comes to ageing? That Asia and Europe are much more concerned about it than USA? But there is a chance to see it…