Apr 15, 2010

Inauguration Nightingales Centre for Ageing and Alzheimer's

Hearty greetings to you.

You'll be happy to know that our dream project, Nightingales Centre for Ageing & Alzheimer’s, is ready for inauguration.

Shri Mukul Wasnik, Hon’ble Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India, will be inaugurating the Centre. Shri B S Yeddyurappa, Hon’ble Chief Minister, Government of Karnataka, will preside over the function on Saturday the 24th April 2010 at 10.30am. Kindly keep the date free. An invitation is attached with more details. We request you very earnestly to be present at the function.

Once operative this 70 bedded facility will be a model one and will be the first of its kind in India. It is sure to make a considerable impact on the life of the elderly and very particularly the increasing number of Alzheimer’s Patients. The facilities and services at this unique centre will include Institutional care for Alzheimer patients, Memory Clinic, Community based Home Care, Day Care, Fitness and Rehabilitation, Mobile Medicare for Rural Elders, Training in Age and Dementia care and in addition Research to explore efficacy of mixing the indigenous and allopathic systems of medicine in age care.

Your encouraging support in our efforts is of great value to us. But for the support of well wisher like you this could not have become complete. We are very thankful to you.

Looking forward to your continued support in our endeavours to make the life of the elderly healthier and happier.

With kind regards,

Dr. Radha S. Murthy
Managing Trustee
Nightingales Medical Trust

Apr 14, 2010

Dementia Support Group Meeting

Dear Friends,

Caring for someone with dementia can be difficult and, at times, overwhelming. Sometimes it helps just to know that someone else is going through the same thing and understands what you are going through.

Welcome to the support you've been looking for. This is a community of friends who are caregivers of their loved ones who are facing similar life challenges, medical conditions, and mental health issues.

Dementia support groups generally provide information about the disease, education and practical support. A support group is also an excellent forum for learning how other people have coped with the symptoms of dementia and the life changes the disease causes.

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

Date: Saturday, 17th April, 2010

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

Theme: Care interventions in Dementia

Venue: Sandhya Kirana.
O'Shangassey Road, Akkithimmanahalli,
Richmond Town, Bangalore - 5600025

Phone: 080 - 41248448, 41248449

Expert Invited: Dr. Soumya Hegde, Geriatric Psychiatrist has kindly agreed to address the caregivers and answers their questions.

All those concerned and connected with the care of persons with dementia are encouraged to participate.

Kindly confirm your participation by replying to this email or calling us on 9342730936 or 080-41248448/41248449