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"State gets a silver lining", the country’s first state-run day care centre for senior citizens, which opened 10 days ago, is a good model to follow. Dhamini.Ratnam @timesgroup.com
"Saptasopan (seven steps to care in Marathi) opened on May 24 in Thane. It is the first day care centre for senior citizens started by a state government in the country.
The centre has two wings. The Thane District Planning Committee has funded the one that Vandana visits. Director of the Thane Mental Hospital and member secretary to the State Mental Health Authority, Dr Sanjay Kumavat says, the Rs 56 lakh grant was used to buy equipment such as walkers and canes —the centre has two each — gymnasium cross trainers and 20 computers, of which three are in use. The centre also has memory and learning tests and games for senior citizens to help patients of Alzheimer’s.
Kumavat took the help of architect-consultant Rakesh Amin and Shailesh Mishra, president of Silver Innings Foundation, which works with senior citizens with Alzheimer’s and Dementia, to create a geriatricfriendly space. "...
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See also: http://alzheimerdiseaseinindia.blogspot.fr/2012/06/development-of-elder-care-and-dementia.html