Samvedna Senior Care was set up in 2013 with the aim of providing services for active ageing and dementia care in Delhi NCR. We strongly believe that seniors should enjoy and fully live their silver years. With our services, we help seniors live happy, active and socially engaged lives, in the comfort of their homes and community.
The quality of life and happiness of older people depends greatly on their ability to maintain autonomy and independence. This is the aim of active ageing, which maximizes opportunities for health, engagement and socializing and security for people as they age.
People with dementia have the same emotional needs as they did before the disease struck them. They need positive engagement and emotional support to keep their mind stimulated and enhance the quality of their life. We try to meet this need through our dementia care services.
We help seniors age actively through our senior centres, where we also conduct workshops and events.
Our flagship senior centre in Gurgaon, called Great Times Club, is a place where members come to socialize, get fit and also give back to the community. Our members who come from all walks of life bring with them rich experiences and conversations! We plan to open more of these across Delhi NCR in the coming year.
We conduct workshops on subjects like technology training, emotional wellbeing, health and fitness, and recreation throughout the year to promote healthy and active aging. Activities include computer and smart phone learning, meditation, yoga, doctors talks, dance, art and craft, music and more!
Our counselors, who are trained psychologists and gerontologists, visit dementia patients at their home and conduct a range of activities with them to keep their mind stimulated and slow the progression of the disease.
What we do
Since its inception, Samvedna has conducted over 300 workshops for able-minded seniors on a variety of subjects like technology training, fitness and yoga, art, craft, dance music and more at our senior hub called Great Times Club, for both members and non-members.
Our dementia care services have helped seniors battling dementia cope with the disease better emotionally and physiologically, through compassionate at-home sessions by our trained psychologists, social workers and gerontologists. We also do caregiver trainings for immediate family members and professional caregivers. Our dementia support group is a place for caregivers to share feelings and information, and support each other.
We also work on creating awareness about active ageing and dementia through activities and campaigns at popular venues like local parks and markets. We often do dementia awareness drives in collaboration with hospitals and the medical fraternity, and also organizations that are working towards serving the elderly, to further our cause.
Through our initiatives, we have touched the lives of over 500 seniors and are looking to grow this number significantly. The Samvedna Senior Care Trust has been created keeping that in mind. Through the trust we aim to make active ageing, community engagement for seniors and dementia care more accessible for people from all strata of society, with the aim of improving their quality of life and health.
I used to work with Air India and have lived in many countries before finally moving back post retirement. Suddenly I found that after retiring I couldn’t pass my time. So my son, who lives in America, came and contacted Samvedna and got me to join Samvedna's senior centre. I am really enjoying it here, people are nice and they look after you very well.
- Mr Bhupender Singh Phool (Great Times Club)
I am from the corporate world, and am now retired. I came here to this senior centre to overcome my loneliness.
- Mr Deepak Basu (Great Times Club)
I was just raw and now I have learnt to work on a computer with more confidence after taking classes at Samvedna
- PC Rawat (Computer Classes at Great Times Club)
Your updates help a lot especially in a pattern with her mood changes. We took her to her doctor yesterday and he too recommended we keep her engaged and your sessions are helping a lot.
- Ongmu (Dementia Care)
Good to hear mum is recalling a lot of memories that she was earlier unable to articulate. She seems much more self aware now as well. Thanks
- Vijay Verghese (Dementia Care)