Healthy Mothers Create Healthy Families

Congratulations, the test appeared to be positive this time. Yes, you are pregnant but clouding your excitement is the fear that you may not [...]

Emergency Kit for Your Safety | Precaution is Better Than Cure

It was Aarav’s 5th birthday. Since, Aarav was the only child of the proud parents- Paras and Aisha Chawla, he was a lot pampered [...]

Home Care vs. Retirement Home

There is quite a big difference between Home Care and a Retirement Home, since the level of assistance offered to the residents is very [...]

How to Care for People Who Suffer from Incontinence

It is thought that 6.5 million people in the UK act as carers, providing over 50 hours of unpaid care for a relative. They [...]

10 Tips for Dealing with Male Incontinence

14 million people in the UK are thought to suffer from problems controlling their bladder. A small number suffer from bowel incontinence too. Although [...]

Kyunki Zindagi Lambi Nahi Badi Honi Chahiye, Babumoshai..!!

"I'm surviving on just 25 per cent of my liver. By the time doctors diagnosed me with Hepatitis B, 75 per cent of my [...]

World Environment Day 2016

Close your eyes for exactly 60 seconds after speaking aloud the word ‘Environment’. Done? Good. Now please continue reading this with open eyes and [...]

First Aid Kit- Safety Comes First

We say "safety first" all the time! For our safety, we are reminded here and there, now and then. In spite of all these [...]

Treating Thyroid

Mrs. Sunita Chatterjee was a school teacher, her husband was an IAS officer and her children were consummating their graduation. Quote unquote perfect life [...]

Journey of Nurse- Health Educators| Motivators

Ever wondered what would happen if there wouldn't be nurses in a healthcare system? We certainly believe that they are the heart of the [...]

CareBuddy- A Step Towards a Greener World

It was a warm sunny day with randomly recurring blows of hot air due to western disturbances. With a bottle of Pepsi in hand [...]

Because Being Together Is Enough

‘Are you kidding me? You must have gone crazy!’ ‘No, they said he is in the ICU.’ ‘Hello uncle, where is my dad?’ ‘He’s [...]

Communication- A connection to speak what’s unsaid

“All that I could think about was my wife and children and not my bank balance that I had consolidated or the big mansion [...]

Angel of My Life

I stand before her; the serene face of a lady looks back at me. And memories come to me in flashbacks. My childhood. It [...]

Samantha’s Room Mystery

20 years old Anaita Sharma, a Psychology student from Venkateshwara College had everything in life that a girl of her age could ask for. [...]

Good Health: Just A Click Away!!

Over the past 40 years, there has been a tremendous advancement in the field of information technology that had a major influence on the [...]

Marriages Through The Ages

The concept of marriage has been an ever- evolving one throughout the ages especially in India. In other countries it might be an institution [...]

Online Home Health Care Services

“It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver” - Mahatma Gandhi It's true that our health is our [...]

Living Well at The End of Life | Senior Health Care

“I have decided I will learn English alphabets from tomorrow onward. I’ll work very hard. I’ll schedule the next appointment with my doctor as [...]

What to Eat During the Holidays to Stay Healthy

Christmas? Over! New year? Over! Winter break? Over? And unfortunately the whole long series of our much awaited holidays too! Once again it’s time [...]

PRIMARY HEALTHCARE GIVER- PRIZED-POSSESSION

WINTERS WERE BACK!! but then so were the whole catalogue of diseases her son could be susceptible to. 24*7 long hours of gratuitous jobs and [...]

Senior Citizen Care- The Lost Glory

  5 long years after retirement and 2 years of living in 'Old age home for senior citizens' care', he still woke up with [...]

Old Age And The Hard Times Ahead

It was a sunny winter morning, a pleasant one. I was hanging around in the college back lawns with my friends, with a cup [...]

Online Healthcare Facilities

Online healthcare and online medical consultations are two widely emerging terms in today's highly globalised and dynamic world. Healthcare is undoubtedly one of the [...]

An Online Doctor Appointment!

She’s old. Her age can be counted by the number of wrinkles criss crossing the serenity of her face. You would appreciate her big [...]

Primary Healthcare: Need of the hour

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others” -Mahatma Gandhi Most worrisome deficiency is in the sector [...]

Personal Health Record – Necessity or Desire ?

You surely make resolutions at the onset of a year, make plans and goals, and track accomplishments. But do you organize and manage the [...]

A home health care buddy!

Searching for the best home health care provider, are you??? With the number of options available, Odds are that you're already confused! Hiring a [...]

Medical facts everyone should know – 2

Life is a celebration. Everyday unfolds with new amazements. So here we've brought you another list of some amazing medical facts. Have a fun [...]

Health Insurance – How Important Is It?

Health insurance is like a parachute. You might never need it in your life, but having one can make you assured. You just bought [...]

Questions To Ask A Doctor

Out of years of medical study, and those of service and experience, there is so much that your doctor knows, that could be of [...]

Customer Care in Healthcare Industry

An industry might make zillions of efforts to perk up its market graph; every effort would go to the birds if its Customer Care [...]

Perks of having a CareBuddy

Healthcare is indeed one complex sector. What with more variety of diseases than animals on this planet, a greater diversity in the medicines for [...]

Child care tips for this winter

You probably spent a few hours this weekend extracting jackets, sweaters, mufflers and woolen socks from beneath the suitcases you kept them in at [...]

Some medical facts everyone should know – 1

Some medical facts you should know about - 1 Not all of us liked biology in school but there's no denying that human body [...]

Tips to get the best out of your doctor’s visit.

Visiting a doctor? Yeah, well, we've all been there, we've all done that. Yet, how many times have you just come out of a [...]

Tips for a safe festive season

It's that time of the year again! Markets are all decorated, houses are glowing with lights, you're busy keeping a track of friends and [...]

Ten Quick Tips About Senior Care

Caregiving an elderly person is often mistaken to be an easy job. However, taking care of an old person comes with taking cautious steps [...]

Is being a family caregiver burning you out?

The blessing of having a home to return to when the world lifts you up or lets you down is unsurpassed. For a regular [...]

“Uberification” of Home Healthcare !

Medical science is evolving in sync with the dynamics of technology and time; testimonial to this is the proven increased life expectancy. With ambulances [...]

The Journey from Uberhealth to Care Buddy

What’s in a name? People familiarize with a new name once they get used to calling it day by day. But, in our journey [...]

What after 60…?

“…If my son can have weekend celebrations, my daughter can have pajama parties, my daughter in law can have kitty parties, why can’t I [...]

Care Buddy Introduction: Shalini Raizada

Meet our leading star Care Buddy: Shalini Raizada Shalini joined us couple of months back, and with her charm and work ethic won the [...]

Seizenso – Prefunerals

Japan….when this name is pronounced, we are somewhere filled with respect. From ideas to implementation, working ethics to quality, surviving atomic nuclear bombs to [...]

How Can We Help You?

How Can We Help You? Normally, a person who needs help goes around asking here and there, sometimes everywhere to get answers for all [...]

Doctor- Patient Relationship

The innumerable form of relationships with their distinct definitions occupies the emotional world today. Most of them claim love to be their base. However, [...]

Gratitude

How do we define gratitude? Is it described with a dialogue or an action, or both? Is it tangible or is it something that [...]

5 Activities to help people with Dementia

Yes it is true about Dementia that it is not a disease but a term that describes a no. of symptoms, a gradual loss [...]

Keeping elderly parents busy….

They say Retirement is world’s longest coffee break. But the biggest trouble with retirement is that you never get a day off. You have [...]

Older Age: Recognizing and Coping up with Dementia

Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability that keeps getting worse; severe enough to interfere with daily life. Memory loss [...]

A Profession without Perks: Women as a Care Taker

A woman is associated with an emotional and caring role in the family generally as per our sacred books. Male is seen as responsible [...]

UberHealth is Expanding!!

Care is knocking at your door! We are filled with gratitude for the love we have received and thrilled to announce our new endeavors. [...]

Care Buddy Experiences-2

..So, we rushed to the X-Ray area. It was crowded. The pathways, waiting area, people were everywhere. Ajay made them sit at the waiting [...]

Care Buddy Experiences-1

“…It was 10:30 in the morning. We had a meeting with doctor at 12:30, just few km away from patient’s house. Mr. and [...]

This Holiday Season…Recall India

“…At Christmas, tea is compulsory. Relatives are optional…” wrote Robert Godden in his Tea Story. We would like to add tea is compulsory, relatives [...]

Recognizing healthcare needs…

There are times when patients have to wait for a doctor, a cab to arrive or for reports of a test. It can’t be [...]

India: Turning Its Face towards Elder Care services

The Help Age India report (2014) on old age abuse provides a much supported proof to the overrating of beauty of old age in India. A [...]

Empathy and Its Importance in Medical System

We all know that one friend who refrains from going to a doctor or a physician even when situations get worse. Some of them [...]

Four Golden Rules at Choosing the Ideal Home Care Providers for your Parents

You could be a busy workaholic NRI with aged parents based in your hometown or a confused single family member caring for your mother who is afflicted with Alzheimer’s condition; there can be en number of complicated reasons as to why you need a temporary or full time home care provider for your loved ones. […]

Fitting the Role Model of a Perfect Caregiver for Elderly Citizens

You may have started your career as an elderly caregiver as a vocational interest or to help an extended relation, whatever the intention care giving includes varying duties, depending on the care­receiver’s condition. […]

How to Hire an Elderly Caregiver for your Parents Using the Internet

Life is like a celluloid drama, it is verily divided into four main stages childhood, adolescence, adulthood and old age. And undoubtedly, the first and the last stages are most vulnerable and risk­ prone. […]

Caring for Elderly Parents across the Seven Seas through Professional Caregivers

When you are an NRI with old aged parents living on their own in home country, it’s natural to worry for their well being and health. Nowadays there is a spurt in nuclear families all over the world. […]

Living Away from Your Parents – Consider Hiring an Elderly Caregiver

Guest Post: Alankrita Srivastava Living and working away from your aged parents can make it quite difficult for you to keep a tab on their health and well-being. The fact of the matter is often we simply tend to drift away from our parents, and geographical distances and challenging work commitments do play a part helping mentally excusing ourselves from our parents lives. […]

Top Three Signs that Your Parents Need Elderly Care Support

Guest Post: Alankrita Srivastava It is estimated that by the next decade the senior citizen population in India and elsewhere is going to increase double fold. This implies that taking care of our aged parents and recognizing their silent plea for help is going to be be our prime concern in the coming future. […]

Common Queries regarding In-home Elderly Healthcare Staff

Life is hard at times, you have to make decisions which overwhelm you. Like, when you’re aged relative is no longer able to live an independent existence due to advancing age, the choice to get them the best possible care through a care taking firm, is tough yet unavoidable. […]

Hands-on Guide to being a Professional Elderly Caregiver with a Touch of Humanity

Sometimes, all a person needs is a good dose of love and compassion from another human being. This is an essential requisite for all elderly citizens in their twilight years. […]

How Care Buddy’s Elderly Care Services Helped a Young Woman follow Her Career Goals

UberHealth loves to share its success stories with their fans and followers. Today, when we received a call from one of our clients appreciating our dedication, we asked her to turn her experience into a blog post. […]

UberHealth for Families Introduces Care Buddy – Trained Elderly Care Giver for Aged Parents of NRIs

When was the last time you as an NRI felt worried about the health and well being of your parents in India. We know its a tough question to ask, as we too have several friends settled in the UK and US, who admit that the not a day passes when they don’t think about their parents’ well-being, and yet can do precious little in their situation. […]

Everyone Above the Age of 35 Should Go for Full Body Checkups

When you’re in your 20s, you’re active and fit. However, things start going downhill once you cross your thirties. Now that’s mostly because of [...]

Top Six Ways to Prevent Dementia

Has there been time when your lovely parents or grand-parents ransacked the house for their lost wallet or purse, later found in their pocket or hands? Or have lost their spectacles that are perched in-tact on their head? Sure, they are telltale signs of aging indeed, a ubiquitous fact which with aging become every day scenarios. But one needs to know that though it is a part of normal aging but at times can be signals of ailments such as dementia or Alzheimer’s. […]

Healthy Lifestyle as You Age

With times one thing surely surfaces, wrinkles, but with that people who mature with broader wings are your children for whom you gave no heed to those folds of your skin. And as a parent when you see them gleaming with pride and happiness for being successful, you let them fly higher enjoying the peaks of success and looking for newer peaks. Whilst all this what is at a low ebb is your health. […]

Safeguarding your Elders

When parents bring-in a baby they arrange their home to be sure of the safety of the child. Similarly when elders are around there are certain safety measures or arrangements that need to be done in order to avert any medical adversities. It is inevitable in the plain sight that with age their body gets frail, they suffer from degenerative diseases in which at time a part of the body might be affected.Loss of vision, arthritis, gout, memory loss is very typical and common of old age. Such ailments at times can lead to sudden accidents at home. Therefore, as a child it is your duty to provide your parents with a home that is conducive for free and safe movements. Fall or slipping, though common; but many times are not given the requisite heed. Fall or sudden black out due to unknown ailments, an effect or downside of the ongoing medication can lead to fatal injuries. […]

Graceful and joyful Old Age

Old age is not a stage of life but gradual progression in life, which certainly does not imply that health is at the low ebb. It is a notion in people’s mind which mostly is embedded by the society that after certain age people play no significant roles. People certainly come in terms with it, they either go in their shell or overzealous with their routine, aging gracefully is a rare phenomenon. Belief that old dog can never learn old tricks make the old people lull, leading to adverse effects on health. It is a known fact that lack of activity and nutrition leads to obesity. As per the studies often depression is part of the geriatric lifestyle than to the youth. In these conditions they stop giving heed to their health and nutrition. Thereby, leading to other degenerative ailments such as arthritis, hypertension, low blood pressure, cardiac problems which require them to take medicines or tranquilizers, that are rarely though, but are addictive. […]

Preventive Healthcare Packages for Delhi-based NRIs’ Parents

Undoubtedly senior citizens comprises if not major but marginal size of our population, with this fact another concerning subject that comes in to the picture is that this population somewhere is a snag in terms of economy and advancement. As, they are economically either dependent or constraint. With age comes a fear of flaring up, to safeguard one’s elders from any ailment is everyone’s desire. But since old people are prone to diseases and private hospital facilities are obscenely high and at times becomes infeasible to keep a track of their health, it is a subject of worry. It turns into a snowball if one is not near to his/her parent in such distress time. However,  for such children who are million miles away, here is a news that would take the burden off your chest. […]

Privileges for NRIs Parents at Delhi Network Hospitals

Avail these salubrious services at Fortis in Delhi, which are served even at the other networked hospitals. All the hospitals under Fortis healthcare network have an online open system that provides them with an access to patient’s data. […]

How to Select a Suitable Visitor Medical Insurance Policy for Parents

While the liberalization of the global, insurance business has opened up markets for stiff competition and competitive pricing. The trend has also made it both convenient and confusing for an average consumer to narrow down a choice of product or service. The modern insurance buyer has to be more familiar and conversant with available types of insurance policies and specific plans to make a good decision. […]

Buying Visitor Medical Insurance Policy for Your Parents

As an NRI settled in the USA, if you plan to have your aged parents over for a visit from India, then one of the first things you have to think about is an appropriate visitor medical insurance policy to cover their stay period in the US. […]

Healthy Aging – Some Interesting Myths and Half Truths About the Elderly

Parent’s Health Care Week Continues. After an excellent response to our first interview with Dr. Suresh Kumar Chaturvedi on the best ways to prevent debilitating ailments in the elderly; we spoke to Dr. Rajendra Kumar Jha on ways in which senior citizens, especially those who have retired from public life, be inspired to age healthy and keep their spirits high. […]

Benefits of Alternative Medicines and Holistic Practices to Prevent Degenerative Ailments in Old Age

Uberhealth conducts an in-depth interview with Dr. Suresh Kumar Chaturvedi to understand the various holistic practices, which can be adopted by senior citizens to prevent degenerative ailments.  […]

Effective Healthcare Tips to Prevent Strokes in Senior Citizens

Stroke is a silent killer which has claimed a lot of lives in recent times and looms at large. It claims life so unexpectedly that people consider it to be an inevitable one. […]

The Five Most Common Ailments that Affect Senior Citizens

The men and women well over 60 may be considered “senior citizens” for the purpose of medical welfare, although many of them may be apparently fit. In the context of healthcare facilities, people of this age range may be more predisposed to requiring healthcare services than others. […]

UberHealth’s Preventive HealthCare Survey

Hi Friends, This short Survey by UberHealth has been designed in order to better understand what NRI’s and those living away from their parents desire from a preventive healthcare package for senior citizens.  […]

Preventive Health Care Packages for Controlling Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis can be a debilitating lifestyle disease. It can restrict your movement and can cause a great deal of physical discomfort. However, the preventive healthcare packages offered by UberHealth you would exactly the guidance, treatment and the constant monitoring you need to prevent osteoporosis. […]

Preventive Health Care Suggestions for Avoiding Cholesterol Based Ailments

Cholesterol is fat/lipid that’s produced by the liver and one needs it at normal levels to ensure the optimum functioning of the body. However, high levels of cholesterol can lead to hyper tension, heart attacks and variety of other cardiovascular ailments. Thus it’s very important to keep ones cholesterol levels in check. Senior citizens who are the most risk can turn to preventive healthcare packages in order to successfully manage and maintain their cholesterol levels. […]

Benefits of Preventive Health Care Checkups to Prevent Heart Problems

A healthy heart is the temple of healthy body. Heart diseases are dreadful as there are no specific symptoms for it and there by appropriate actions well in advance are a must. Therefore taking care of this vital organ is indeed a need. One must not forget that an ounce of prevention is better than pound of cure. […]