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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

‎"WHO predicts Maharashtra rise in dementia cases", DNA, 2012.

‎"WHO predicts Maharashtra rise in dementia cases", Tuesday, May 15, 2012, by Rito Paul, DNA. 

"Unfortunately, Rao’s case is an exception rather than the rule in India. Working with Silver Innings Foundation (SIF), an NGO that cares for the elderly, Rao says, “Most families live in denial about their parents or grandparents getting dementia as they think memory loss is natural with advancing age. By the time they realise that something is seriously wrong, the disease progresses to a higher stage.”

..." I stimulate her brain with a strict daily routine and doing things like listening to old Hindi movie songs and reading the newspaper together,” says Rao."...


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