Roadshows And Workshop To Mark World Alzheimer’s Day 2017 At Hyderabad

The theme for World Alzheimer’s Day – 2017 was “Remember Me” The aim is to encourage people to learn how to identify the symptoms of dementia and to remember loved ones who live with this disease

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Smara – World Alzheimer’s Day Quiz For Medical Students

SMARA – World Alzheimer’s Day Quiz for Medical Students was organized by Nightingales Medical Trust(NMT) together withAlzheimer's & Related disorders Society of India - Bangalore Chapter, on Sept 20, 2017 at St John’s Medical College, Bangalore. This was the first ever quiz on Dementia conducted in the country for medical students.

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2017

The World Elder Abuse Awareness and Prevention day observed on 15th June every year is dedicated to a call for action to individuals, organizations and communities to raise awareness of abuse, neglect and exploitation of older people.

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Free Active Ageing Workshop for Seniors Citizens at JP Nagar

The Nightingales Trust - Bagchi Centre for Active Ageing, an unit of Nightingales Medical Trust organized a Free Active Ageing Workshop at the JP Nagar Cultural Association, 2nd Phase, JP Nagar, Bangalore, on Saturday, 20 May 2017 from 10:00 am to 2:00 PM

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Free Health Camp for Marginalized Senior Citizens

Nightingales Medical Trust(NMT) in collaboration with Regal Hospital, Bengaluru, organized a Free general health check up camp at Sandhya Kirana, Kothanur on 20th May, 2017 (Saturday) from 10 am to 1:30 pm. Health issues are of major concern for every senior citizen, irrespective of their social or economic background. However, not every elder gets the opportunity for regular health check-up, despite the need.

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Free Smart Phone Training for Senior Citizens

Nightingale Empowerment Foundation organized a Free Smart Phone Training program for senior citizens on Saturday, 22nd April, 2017 at Nightingales Sandhya Kirana, O'Shangassey Road, Akkithimmanahalli, Behind Hockey Stadium Opp. Sita Bhateja, Richmond Town, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560025, between 10.00 am to 1.30 pm.

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Inauguration of Red Cross – Nightingales Trust Dementia Day Care Centre, Hyderabad

The Red Cross-Nightingales Trust Dementia Care Centre was inaugurated by the honorable Governor of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana State, Sri E.S.L Narsimhanon 31st march 2017 at Banjara Hills Road Number 2, L V Prasad Marg, Park view Enclave Hyderabad. While appreciating the services rendered by Nightingales Medical Trust and the Indian Red Cross Society, the Governor stated that changes in life style and the excessive dependency on technological advances have led to problems associated with memory loss and cognitive impairments; thereby emphasizing on the need for such rehabilitative service centers.

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JOB FAIR FOR SENIOR CITIZENS - 2017

Responding to the need for financial security among senior citizens, Nightingales Jobs 60+ jointly with the Karnataka Vocational Training and Skill Development Corporation organized a Job Fair for Senior Citizens on Sunday, 26 March 2017 at the Nalapad Pavilion, Palace Grounds, Bangalore from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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