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Archana Gautam Sharma

Founder & Managing Director

After spending more than two decades in the software industry, Archana ventured into social entrepreneurship. Her vision is to create impactful and pioneering services, for senior citizens within the comfort of their homes and communities. She has been a result oriented professional with rich experience in managing complex problems for Fortune 500 clients. In her entrepreneurial journey she has been an alumni mentee of the Cherie Blaire Foundation for Women Entrepreneurs.


Suresh Kumar


Suresh is a seasoned IT leader with an MNC ,with over 25 years of experience in efficiently managing technology operations and delivering value to clients. Suresh has strong leadership skills, and is pragmatic, passionate, approachable and an effective team builder. Having lost his parents when they were in their early 60s, Suresh has a strong desire to reach out to seniors with quality care.


Dr Jayashree Dasgupta

Project Director

Dr Jayashree Dasgupta is a clinical psychologist with a specialization in neuropsychology. She holds MPhil and PhD degrees from the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore, and has extensive experience working in both research as well as clinical settings. She is interested in cognition across the lifespan and is associated with international projects at the Public Health Foundation of India and Sangath. Her work includes development of apps for autism screening and assessment of cognitive development, understanding cognition in HIV/AIDS and evaluation of task sharing approaches for maternal depression. She has presented her work at several national and international forums and published in leading scientific journals.

She has also worked in corporate settings heading psychological test adaptation projects at Pearson Clinical and Talent Assessment and developing stress management programs at WIPRO technologies.

Her interest in geriatrics and gerontology developed during her association with NIMHANS where she was a consultant with the dementia clinic, working closely with several clients and their families.


Debastuti Baruah


Debastuti Baruah is a post graduate in Clinical Psychology, and has done specialization in Gerontology from NISD, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India. She has worked extensively in the field of Geriatric Care and Dementia, and has close to 5000 hours of Dementia Intervention experience. She has also published papers in various Geriatric and Dementia journals, and is a member of ARDSI, India.


Shezmin Jasani


Shezmin Jasani is a post graduate in Clinical Psychology and has done an MSc specialization in Dementia from United Kingdom. She has worked for more than 8000 hours with dementia patients across various socio-economic backgrounds. She has worked with Sangath NGO in Goa and other private sector organizations in the field of Dementia.