Jan 21, 2010

Support Group Meeting

Dear Friends,

Alzheimer’s & Related Disorders Society of India (ARDSI), Bangalore Chapter is organizing a support group meeting to help caregivers of persons with dementia on:

Date: Saturday, 23rd January, 2010

Time: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Theme: “Art Therapy Interventions in Dementia”

Expert Invited : Vara Lakshmi Jonnalagadda

Venue: Sandhya Kirana.

Address: O'Shagnassey Road, Akkithimmanahalli,
Richmond Town, Bangalore - 5600025
Phone: 080 - 41248448, 41248449

Laxmi is a self-taught art therapist and works with mentally challenged children in Vietnam. In India, she has chosen NIMHANS and Nightingales Dementia Care to conduct sessions in art therapy, which are proven to be effective in managing behaviours of concern in clients with dementia as well as additional tool for communication as the disease advances.

All those concerned and connected with the care of persons with dementia are encouraged to participate.
For more information/details and to confirm participation kindly email or call us on:


93427 30936 or 080 - 41248448, 41248449

Jan 5, 2010

One Day Sensitization Programme for the Family Caregiver of Elderly with Dementia

ARDSI - Bangalore Chapter in association with ARDSI National Office and NISD is organizing a One Day Sensitization Programme for the Family Caregiver of Elderly with Dementia on March 15, 2010

The objectives of this program are:

To create awareness about dementia –its nature and its types
To educate on symptoms, early detection and early prevention
To enhance the capacity & skills of caregivers in managing elderly with Dementia.

Caregivers as well as Social workers and others interested to work in this field are welcome to register.

For further information and registration kindly email to us on dementiabangalore@gmail.com or call 080-41248448 / 41248449 between 9:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Contact Person Ms. Jincy Sebastian