The world is ageing. And so are its inhabitants. To put it in perspective, the no of people above the age of 60 in the world in 2008 were over 506 million. This number was to grow upto 1.3 billion by 2040. India and China are to have over 50% of these seniors in their country. And to see the overall picture, by 2021 the … Continue reading Green House Project: Future of elder care in India
“And in the end it is not the years in your life that count. It`s the life in your years that matter” : Abraham Lincoln A recent study has shown that feeling of happiness in families increases by a staggering 50% if the elders in the house are reportedly happy and contented with their lives. As over 10 crore Indians cross the age of 60 … Continue reading Happy Elders!!Happy Families!!
Recently, our team was honoured to be a part of the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Summit held by CIIE and Chandigarh Angel Network at SD College, Chandigarh. Invited to pitch our business story in front of an esteemed jury of eminent personalities and investors from the town, also in audience were hundreds of budding student entrepreneurs. The session was thoughtfully moderated bringing many aspects of starting-up … Continue reading Finding and building a start up
Hiring a domestic help for caregiving. YouCare explores the pros & cons. Continue reading 5 reasons you should you hire a domestic help and not a professional caregiver.
One of the most stressful questions a new parent confronts is, “Who’s going to take care of my baby when I go back to work?” Figuring out the answer to that question is often not easy. More than 1,000 parents were surveyed nationwide about their child care experiences; a third reported difficulty finding care. Searching far and wide, finding little Shibani Bedi, a new mother who lives in … Continue reading Becoming a parent is tough but finding help is easy.
Trained caregivers are essential as not everyone can help in alleviating emotional pain. Care-giving emphasis on enhancing the quality of life for seniors and infant care. If a person is providing emotional and physical support to an elderly person or helping the elderly or an infant with prescribed medications or maintaining their hygiene, then the person is called a caregiver. Professional caregivers also provide non … Continue reading Why you should hire trained caregivers?
Whether it’s your dad showing mild signs of dementia, your mother recovering from breast cancer, your spouse and you planning on a family or your grandmother who recently got her knees replaced, you realise that you are now a caregiver in the family, even if you are not present physically with any one of them. And you have a million questions. Where do you start? … Continue reading 5 Reasons you should read this article.
Many children are sadly neglecting the needs of their parents. Youngsters prefer to stay away from their parents, making the parents fend for themselves. Many retired Indians must have borrowed heavily to conduct their daughter’s marriage or some such expense and invariably they are not able to pay this expense. If an elderly person involves himself in some work apart from economic reasons, it keeps … Continue reading Jobs for seniors citizens in Chandigarh
Having a toddler around you will keep you very busy. Many of the activities below come from the memories of our team when their own children were a year or two. We at YouCare will love to share some ideas for fun activities our team has enjoyed with their children. Most of the activities that we mention below are really very simple and one can do them at home as well. Playing Puppets Hand puppets … Continue reading 5 Fun activities to do with toddlers before they grow up.
Once your child is comfortable eating solids, it is time to transition from baby food to most of what your family eats. After the age of one, your toddler is probably done with breastfeeding and formula or the amount of milk they drink is a lot less. It then becomes important that they have a good mixed diet, providing them with all the nutrition he/she … Continue reading 5 Ways to make your toddler eat well.