Digital Literacy for Elders: This Unit provides primary healthcare to the needy elderly, while simultaneously educates the community on preventive healthcare. In March , when Jackson Cole, founder of HelpAge International visited India, Samson Daniel, a philanthropist, approached him for financial help to set up a member organisation in Delhi. The increasing pace of change in technology often excludes elders from the mainstream social fabric. The aim is to enable elder mobility levels and make daily living easier. HelpAge India provides palliative care to end- stage cancer patients, in partnership with a number of credible and competent cancer hospitals and organisations. Within three months it became autonomous as financial support ceased from UK.
HelpAge runs toll-free Elder Helplines across 21 states in India offering assistance to older persons in need of emergency care and protection. A roof over their heads is the critical need of the destitute elder, sick and often abandoned by family. Credible and competent eye hospitals are selected for carrying out surgeries with HelpAge India’s support. Each MHU has a doctor, pharmacist and a social worker. Please help improve it by removing promotional content and inappropriate external links , and by adding encyclopedic content written from a neutral point of view.
After a three-month training course in London, Daniel and his wife returned to India and organised a sponsored walk with schoolchildren in Delhi. Cancer and Palliative Care: Student Action for Value Education SAVE – To address the increasing gap between generations and sensitize the young towards elders, HelpAge works hand-in-hand with schools across the country to inculcate values of care, love and respect towards the elderly, in young students so they grow to become responsible and caring individuals and are sensitive to the needs of the older generation.
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Retrieved 29 January Partner institutions, organizations and volunteers are encouraged to conduct basic tutorials for elders, using the HelpAge Handbook for senior citizens — Computers and Smart Phones learning made easy. But it took seven years for this vision to take shape. A roof over inndia heads is the critical need of the destitute elder, sick and often abandoned by family.
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Once the group is formed, the elders choose a viable livelihood activity that can generate income as well. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Over 99, treatments have been supported since Credible and competent eye hospitals are selected for carrying out surgeries with HelpAge India’s support. This page was last edited on 18 Februaryat HelpAge India works in the following areas: Cole instead offered to train him to raise funds. The services offered are – rescue of abandoned elders, counselling those in distress, legal support, information related to services available etc.
August Learn how and when to remove this template message. Views Read Edit View history. He came back with a vision of setting up something similar sliideshare India. The aim is to serve disadvantaged elders in a holistic manner, enabling them to live active, dignified and healthier lives. Cancer treatment in our country is highly priced and majority of elders are not covered by any form of medical insurance.
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To tackle this, HelpAge has started an easy ‘Digital Literacy’ program slideshaer elders to the online world. There are more than Mobile Healthcare Units working in 24 states, providing 2. All surgeries are performed only in base hospitals and not in make-shift camps. HelpAge advocates for their needs such as, for Universal Pension, quality healthcare, action against Elder Abuse and many more csse the national, state and societal level, with the Central and State governments.
Currently, there are 1. Please improve this by adding secondary or tertiary sources. This benefit card offers discounts to senior citizens from Retail Associates on various products, services, and facilities ranging from health and wellness to holiday homes.