Author: Ravneet Kaur

Losing My Dad to Alzheimer’s

This World Alzheimer’s Day, guest writer Nitin Rao recalls losing his father to Alzheimer’s, and how it changed his and the entire family’s life. Nitin Rao is a management consultant based in New York, with roots in Bangalore. He uses OurHealthMate for his family’s healthcare needs. In 2003, Rao’s father was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, a disease that slowly robbed him and his family of their spark, spirit, and strength. In this piece, Nitin shares how he would have tackled his father’s disease differently if he could go back in time. I’d just moved halfway across the world to Paris...

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Friendship is Forever – Story 4

“You can count on me like one two three I’ll be there And I know when I need it I can count on you like four three two You’ll be there ‘Cause that’s what friends are supposed to do, oh yeah.” Count on me – Bruno Marks Ravneet Kaur is leading the Communication Team at OurHealthMate believes that friendship is happiness. Your friend is your sunshine. If you are sad or facing any difficulty, they are there to help you out. Friendship is being there for each other, no matter what. Let’s read her story of friendship day. Shwetika...

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Friendship is Forever – Story 3

For Tabrez Dean, Divisional Head @OHM, friendship is about finding people who are your kind of crazy. He believes that true friends will never judge you, but join you in your daily shenanigans (no matter how weird or crazy it might be). Let’s read Tabrez’s story of friendship, which helped him derive this interesting definition. Keep Scrolling! I have been blessed with lots of friends, and I can narrate brilliant, memorable stories with most of them. However, given the task at hand, I shall share my understanding of friendship… Captain Haddock is the name of this wonderful person who...

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Friendship is Forever – Story 1

For Poonam Das, Lead Storyteller at OHM, real friendship is “One who breaks you out of jail, not puts you in one.” Friendship for her is much more than love and affection. It is about loyalty. Let’s read to the story behind her unique definition of friendship. My best friend’s name is Aditi Jain. We have been friends since class 7th. We were good friends before that, but we became best friends when I started going for tuitions at her place. Her mother was my tuition teacher. For me, friendship is a relationship of trust and loyalty. A person...

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Father’s Day Special: 5 Reasons You Need Paternity Benefits at the Workplace

Two decades ago, a brand-new baby would have toppled the responsibility scale in favor of the mother. The father’s role then, would have been largely limited to raking money into the bank and putting food on the table. Over the years, a cultural evolution has paved the way for more even-handed parenting, with both parents pulling equal weight in the parenting department. New-age penguin dads, here’s looking at you. 5 Reasons Workplace Paternity Benefits Should be Non-Negotiable Recently, India was spotlighted by UNICEF for being one among over ninety countries without paid paternity leave. Startling, considering the staggering Indian...

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