While having a conversation with a neuropsychologist a few days ago, Fit Northeast came to know that cases of dementia as well as Alzheimer's are more as compared to other neuropsychological issues. It was highlighted that both dementia and Alzheimer's needed immediate medical attention.
In order to provide assistance to senior citizens suffering from Alzheimer's, the Guwahati Chapter of the NGO named Alzheimer's and Related Disorders Society of India (ARDSI) has developed a mobile application.
The application named SAMPARK eldercare Mobile App was officially launched by Assam health minister Keshab Mahanta on Saturday at Srimanta Shankardev Kalakshetra.
In order to provide assistance to the senior citizens suffering from Alzheimer's, the Guwahati Chapter of the NGO named Alzheimer's and Related Disorders Society of India (ARDSI) have developed a mobile application.Speaking at the event, Mahanta said that he was sure that this application will assist various families in seeking care for their affected loved ones.
The founder member of the Guwahati chapter of ARDSI, Dr Ajaya Mahanta was present at the launch along with its present secretary Dr Ankumoni Saikia. Anurag Goel, Commissioner Secretary of Health and Family Welfare Department and ACS Kamaljit Talukdar were present at the event.
Alzheimer's and Related Disorders Society of India (ARDSI) is a non-profit organization and India's largest group working to create a dementia-friendly society.
Spread across 24 cities throughout India, it aims to support people with dementia as well as to assist the family members of the patients. It was set up by Dr Jacob Roy Kuriakose and a few like-minded people in the year 1992.