Geriatric care involves taking good care of the elderly people both physically and psychologically to improve quality of life and remain self dependant for their daily activities to maximum possible extent. The objectives of geriatric care which in tune with Indian philosophy is essentially “ Anaayaasena Maranam Vina Dhainyeena Jeevitham” – which means a longer life with lesser disease and painless death. It has two distinct dimensions – firstly, promotion of health and longevity. Secondly, management of disease of the old age. Old age diseases include Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Diseases, Senile Dementia, Alzheimers, Parkinsonism, Degenerative Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Age Related Urinary Problems, Prostate Hyperplasia, Degenerative Eye Diseases, Depression, Senile Psychosis etc.
Ayurveda, the traditional holistic health science has got rich potential to delay the ageing process and to prevent and cure the diseases occurring in the degenerative phase of one’s life. It has a focused branch called Rasayana which deals with the problems related to ageing and methods to counter them. Through Rasayana therapy, one can attain longevity, improved harmony, intelligence, freedom from disease, youthful vigour, complexion and voice, physical strength and good sensory functions. Other strength of Ayurveda is Panchakarma therapies which is beneficial for preventive, promotive and rejuvenative health purposes and management of various systemic diseases. It is also widely prescribed for improving the quality of life in various incurable diseases. Various single and compound Ayurveda formulations, dietary and life style guidelines will help in the effective management of Geriatric conditions.
Our treatments include:
- Various Kizhi – Elakizhi, Podikizhi, Navarakizhi
- Suitable Geriatric Panchakarma
- Herbal Rasayana medications
- Diet and lifestyle management
Duration: 2 – 5 Weeks
Note: Treatments decided only after a detailed consultation by our physician.