Economic, social and demographic changes today are affecting the elderly people. Ageing has been associated with the development of chronic medical conditions, such as cancer , arthritis, diabetes, and heart disease . The elderly population hence requires regular check-ups and proper monitoring of their health and diet.
To raise awareness on various diseases realted to old age, a two-day interactive patient education program was conducted by eminent doctors of NH titled ‘Frontiers in Medicine’. The programs also hosted Q&A sessions on physical, mental and internal medicine for aged people. Over 300 senior citizens from Bangalore were benefited by the awareness program.