Loneliness can be as bad for health as smoking or obesity

Loneliness rivals smoking and obesity in its impact on shortening longevity and has become a public health concern, especially for older adults, say researchers. With older adults increasingly moving into senior living or retirement communities, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine sought to identify the common characteristics of residents who feel lonely in these environments

Madras Day| Mission Kamakshi, Chennai’s 96 year old protector of beaches in Chennai

COVID could not stop us and our elders from having a blast on our 7th anniversary! We also went online like everyone else and held a virtual anniversary celebration on 20 August, 2020. We planned the event for over a month, taking care to ensure that it would be easy for the elders to participate. Hence most of the formal sessions were recorded and the informal event alone was kept open, live.

NIKISA Dementia Village

NIKISA Dementia Village is set up as a small habitation where PwD can live and receive care. Unlike normal hospitals, in Dementia Village PwD will be allowed to lead a normal life within the confines of Dementia village

Award for Social Welfare

The Rotary Club of Madras Coromandel celebrated their 33rd CharterDay on 28th February 2021 It was an honor for the UDHAVI family,that our founder and chair person ,Mrs Sabita Radhakrishnan,received the Award for SOCIAL WELFARE.