ORIENTATION PROGRAM ON DEMENTIA CARE AND MANAGEMENT
Nightingales Medical Trust, Bangalore with National Institute of Social Defence (NISD), New Delhi hosted a 3-Days Orientation Program on Dementia Care and Management from 9th February 2017 to 11th February 2017 at the Nightingales Centre for Ageing and Alzheimer’s, Kasturinagar, Bangalore. The program was intended primarily for staff of Day Care Centres and NGO’s working in the field of age care and for family members / caregivers of Persons with Dementia (PwD).
LAUNCH OF MOBILE ACTIVE AGEING PROGRAM
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. The age old saying holds good for old age too as ageing is invariably associated with disabling conditions such as Diabetes, hypertension, cholesterol, arthritis, stroke, dementia etc. Hence, active ageing is a unique concept promoted by Nightingales Medical Trust that equips elders to maintain and practice physical and mental well- being.
Regional Conference on Age Care Issues
Nightingales Medical Trust, the designated Regional Resource and Training Centre (RRTC) for Age Care in collaboration with National Institute of Social Defence (NISD) organized a 3days Regional Conference on Age Care Issues from 20thOctober 2016 to 22nd October 2016 at the YMCA , Nrupathunga Road, Bangalore.
World Elders Day 2016 and launch of India Elder Connect Movement
On Saturday, October 1 as the world observed the United Nations International Day of Older Persons (UNIDOP) also known as World Elders Day, back home in Namma Bengaluru, more than 150 senior citizens and young Bengalureans gathered to observe World Elders Day workshop - Connect Elders, Correct Ageism: A campaign to build a community of empowered elders through technology organized by Nightingales Medical Trust.
BATTLE TO ‘REMEMBER’ A step towards Dementia-friendly Bangalore
On September 25, more than 300 morning walkers, volunteers and supporters gathered at Cubbon Park Band Stand to participate in the campaign Battle to ‘Remember’: A Step towards Dementia-Friendly Bangalore. Organized by Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders Society of India (ARDSI) Bangalore Chapter along with Nightingales Medical Trust (NMT) and National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), the event marked the closure of the World Alzheimer’s Month observed worldwide during the month of September.
ARDSI Support Group meeting for Family Caregivers at NCAA
The ARDSI Support group meeting was held on 6th August at the Nightingales Centre for Ageing and Alzheimers. The session was attended by family caregivers. This session was also live streamed to help more caregivers who were unable to travel to the venue, learn more about how meaningful activities can be planned for people with dementia.
A Job Fair for Senior Citizens
As part of our commitment to help more needy senior citizens, Nightingale Empowerment Foundation took the initiative to organize a “Jobs 60+ - Job Fair for Senior citizens” on Sat 10th October, from10 a.m. - 4 p.m. This Job Fair was conducted by the Foundation in collaboration with R.V. Institute of Management.
World Alzheimer's Day 2015 Report
UNMARCH-Walking backward to move forward
Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders Society of India (ARDSI), Bangalore Chapter organized a Reverse Walk on 20th September, 2015 at Freedom Park, Bangalore in association with Nightingales Centre for Ageing and Alzheimer’s (NCAA) and National Institute for Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS).Over 500persons participated in this event.