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Monday, September 14, 2009

World Alzheimer’s Day Awareness 2009 - Mumbai Events

The theme for World Alzheimer's Day™ 2009 : Diagnosing Dementia: See It Sooner

On the occasion of World Alzheimer’s Day on 21st Sep 2009 ARDSI (Alzheimer's & Related Disorders Society of India) Greater Mumbai and Mumbai Chapter in association with Silver Inning Foundation is proud to announce Ten Day Programme to create awareness about Dementia and Alzheimer’s in city of Mumbai. All over India ARDSI and its networking organisation will hold awareness campaign.

Dementia is a progressive brain dysfunction ,it is a brain disorder which results in a restriction of daily activities and in most cases leads in the long term to the need for care mostly in 60 + age group. There are many forms of dementia, the most common one being Alzheimer's disease. The disease knows no social, economic, or ethnic boundaries.While there is no cure for most causes of dementia at present, there is great deal of advice, support and information available from Alzheimer’s associations like Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders Society of India ,Silver Inning Foundation and Nightingale Trust.
Friday 18th Sep – Gerontology Seminar 'Lets Add Quality Life to Their Years' for Nursing Studens organised by L.T.College of Nursing ,S.N.D.T Women's University and supported by Silver Inning Foundation at S.N.D.T College,Churgate,Mumbai.This is part of two full day seminar from 17th Sep to 18th Sep 2009 from 8am to 4.30pm

Global Alzheimer's Disease Charter - Sign the Petition at http://www.globalcharter.org/

Sat 19th Sep - Street Play as Sensitizing Programme at OPD ,Nair Hospital,Mumbai Central from 10am to 12 noon. Also Street Play near Churchgate Railway Station (Tentative)

Sun 20th Sep - Talk on World Alzheimer's Day on Radio Mirchi FM channel 98.3

Mon 21st Sep – Launch of Special Service for Dementia in Mumbai by Silver Inning Foundation

GYAN VANI (FM Channel 105.6 ) Talk by Sailesh Mishra on World Alzheimer's Day

Tue 22th Sep – Talk on Alzheimer's by Dr.Shirin Barodawala at Sharan - Old Age Home,Vashi,New Mumbai at 10am

Screening of WHO Film Living with Alzheimer's and interactive talk by Sailesh Mishra ,Founder ,Silver Inning Foundation and ARDSI Greater Mumbai at Nalanda – The World Wisdom Centre,an initiative of Times Foundation ,Bennett,Coleman & Co.Ltd,The Times of India Bldg,Dr,D.N.Road,Opp CST station,Mumbai – 400 001 .Time 4pm to 6pm.This film is of 34 minutes.

Wed 23rd Sep - Talk on Alzheimer's and Memory Screening camp by Dr.Dhananjay Gambhire at Senior Citizens Association,Royal College,Mira Road at 4.30 pm

Thu 24th Sep - Interactive Talk on 'Understanding Dementia & Alzheimer's' by Sailesh Mishra ,Founder ,Silver Inning Foundation and ARDSI Greater Mumbai at Nalanda – The World Wisdom Centre,an initiative of Times Foundation ,31-B, 3rd Floor,Above Elco Arcade,Hill Road,Bandra (West),Mumbai – 400 050.Time 4pm to 6pm

Sat 26th Sep -Screening of WHO Film Living with Alzheimer's and interactive talk by Sailesh Mishra ,Founder ,Silver Inning Foundation and ARDSI Greater Mumbai during Hub Taster week at The Hub,UnLtd India, 4th Floor, Candelar Building, 26 St. John Baptist Road, Near Mount Mary Steps, Bandra (W), Mumbai 400 050

Talk on Alzheimer's by Dr.Shirin Barodawala at Dr.Sarla Azad Nursing Home for Elderly,Khar West at 4pm

Street Play as Sensitizing Programme at Andheri Railway Station (Tentative)

This programme is organized by Alzheimer's & Related Disorder Society of India (ARDSI)– Greater Mumbai and Mumbai Chapter in association with Silver Inning Foundation, Department of Psychiatry,Nair Hospital; Nalanda center - Times Foundation, Eisai ,L.T.College of Nursing ,S.N.D.T Women's University ,FESCOM and AISCCON.

Contact:
Sailesh MishraFounder President, Silver Inning Foundation
Founder ARDSI Greater Mumbai Chapter
Mobile: 09819819145
Email: sailesh2000@gamil.com , info@silverinnings.com

See All India Events Detail here: http://silverinnings.blogspot.com/2009/09/world-alzheimers-day-2009-events-in.html


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1 comment:

Deepanwita said...

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