In her conversations with Prayojana, her zest for plants and gardening always shone through. Here’s an excerpt of Anupama’s interaction with Mrs. Lakshmi on what keeps her raring to go!
...when life comes full circle and offers you the opportunity to look after your ageing parents, it is your perfect chance to shower them with the same love, affection and gratitude. Caregiving for elderly parents can be immensely taxing - both physically and mentally.
The only way for our elderly to steer clear of COVID-19 is to stay indoors and strictly adhere to the social distancing protocols. At the same time, this mandatory self-isolation can also lead to boredom, depression, anxiety, and, in some cases, even aggravation of health issues.
Boredom, lack of physical activity leading to reduced muscle mass, physical endurance, and strength. Idle mind - they may be forgetting a few things. Moving slower - not willing to do anything beyond sitting and watching TV serials. When just a few years ago, they were quite capable of running the Chennai Marathon...