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Wednesday, July 30, 2014


Emotional Short Film - Call Bell (Respect Your Parents)
on Neglect of Elderly people (english subtitles)

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Elderly Care in PUNE

"H.O.P.E offers home assistance for 350 Senior Citizens in 10 different area clubs. Daily visits, monthly gatherings, home assistance is provided to individual cases, Health camps organized, assistance provide to prepare senior citizens cards etc."

Elder Abuse in India : Report by Agewell Foundation.

Most elderly people face shabby treatment from family: Report

"One out of every three elderly persons in the state face mistreatment from their family members. A study conducted by the Agewell foundation, respondents asserted that due to housing and property issues at old age time, they face harassment from the their children." ...

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

10th Annual National Conference of the Indian Association for Geriatric, KOLKATA.

10th Annual National Conference of the Indian Association for Geriatric Mental Health
Dates 6th & 7th September, 2014 by Indian Association for Geriatric Mental Health (IAGMH) with Gautam Saha, Mathew Varghese, Shaji Ks, Sarvada Chandra Tiwari, Arabinda Brahma, Prabir Paul, Swapna Kishore, Debjani Bandyopadhyaya. 


Monday, June 16, 2014

10 tips for communication in Alzheimer's Disease

Understanding Dementia MOOC Photo: 

By 2050 71% of people with dementia will live in low and middle income countries. We need to ensure that people with dementia and their caregivers across the world are properly supported. Take a look at our report which looks closer at the shape of global dementia care -

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"The pleasures, and pinpricks, of life in a home for seniors" INDIA - The Hindu

"So this leads to the question I am often asked: am I completely happy here? 
In short, yes. I enjoy the easy camaraderie amongst my fellow-residents. It is indeed a pleasant experience to be with people of your own generation. 
There is no embarrassment about partial deafness, limping legs or bending back. 
One may happily confess to one’s dentures. Away from the eyes of censuring relatives, we find most of us shedding our inhibitions and participating in activities with gusto.
We may burst into an old Tamil or Hindi film song. Indeed, we stage small plays, or a small group may organise a religious activity.
My husband, given to more solitary pursuits, looks at the new liberated me with wonder and continues with his task of editing our monthly newsletter." ... 

The pleasures, and pinpricks, of life in a home for seniors - The Hindu

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Dementia in Hindi : "Is dementia something new?"

Article by Swapna Kishore in Hindi : "Is dementia something new?"