Senior Care for Healthy Ageing

Healthy Ageing and Empowered Living

India is ageing fast. Very soon as the country will rank first in global population, it will also become home to nearly 32 crore elderly people (above 60 years). Thanks to the tremendous advancements in healthcare sector, we have a higher life expectancy today. But the question is, are we ageing well? Along with the longer life, our elderly population is forced to bear the brunt of chronic illnesses and rising medical expenditure. The quality of ageing has drastic impact on not just the individual but the overall economic and social status of the nation. Geriatric Rehabilitation can be one solution for making the inevitable aging healthy & happy.

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SuVitas Healthy Ageing Program

SuVitas Healthy Ageing is a comprehensive Geriatrician led program to address Medical, Functional and Emotional needs of your elders.

Program led by a US Board Certified Geriatrician, addresses comprehensive needs of the elders.

In an inevitable ageing, there are some common issues that elders face –  Memory issues, vision & hearing difficulty, bowel & bladder issues. There can be problems with balance, mobility and higher risk of falls. Loneliness and a sense of non-belongingness might creep in. They might not be in a position to manage their own routine as before. In Geriatric Rehabilitation, the special needs of the elderly are taken into astute consideration and a variety of interventions are offered as per their individual medical profile to help them attain optimum physical, functional and emotional independence.

Geriatric Rehabilitation is the key for healthy ageing

Geriatric Rehabilitation, which involves a set of clinical interventions aimed at reducing illness and improving mobility, independence and confidence in elderly, can offer the means to lead a quality life.

In evolved health care models, geriatric care has been offered as part of the hospital health delivery. Recently, specialized players entered the space to give comprehensive and dedicated care for the elderly and aim to improve outcomes in participants overall health and activities of daily living (ADL).

These programs involve a multidisciplinary evaluation supervised by a geriatrician, comprising assessments of medical profile, physiotherapy, nutrition, respiratory and psychological requirements.

Health benefits of focused Geriatric Rehabilitation

  • Better manage comorbidities, physical, functional and emotional wellbeing
  • Risk assessment and Prevention of age-related falls and osteoporosis
  • Maintain and improved Cognitive functioning in line with rehabilitation goals
  • Timely health check ups, immunization, labs & investigation, as required.
  • Specialized diet plan for better immunity & overall health
  • Occupational therapy to support performing everyday activities
  • Improvement in self-esteem, confidence and quality of life

What other health elements are covered in Geriatric Rehabilitation?

 Depending on your pre-existing health status, co-morbidities like high blood pressure, diabetes, lipid profile checks, pulmonary and heart issues are addressed by the respective specialists.

How do I know if I require a specialized geriatric program?

Your family doctor is the one who would knows your current health status and he/she will advise the requirements of dedicated geriatric programs. Most often, these are in addition to your regular annual health checkups.

Do I need to get admitted at an inpatient rehabilitation care?

Depending on your baseline assessment, your Geriatrician will suggest you an inpatient rehabilitation care with admission or attending the therapy services as an outpatient visitor.

Can me and my spouse join the program together?

Family support is always welcome and might enhance the engagement for better therapeutic outcomes

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  • Initial medical consultation to assess baseline status and create a digital Health Profile.
  • Personalized Care Plan program with calendar of activities Senior Care Schedule.
  • Ongoing monitoring & program implementation with regular updates to primary family members.

The role of the seniors in our Indian society is a special and revered one. As a culture, we have a long-standing tradition of caring for our elderly family members and providing them a supportive and joyful experience in their golden age. At SuVitas, we acknowledge the role of our Elders and have a deep understanding and experience of their needs that allows us to cater for them in a comprehensive manner with established protocols.

With increasing age, most people face physical and emotional challenges that affect their level of functioning and wellness. Lower immunity, vulnerability to illness, lower physical dexterity and mobility, reduced mental agility are just some of the changes that the elderly undergo. An active lifestyle is the best remedy to mitigate the impact of age and where there is a gap, focused Geriatric Rehabilitation can help restore as much independence as possible and mitigate the effects of age.

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