||Address and other details
(Mumbai Chapter of Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders Society of India)
ARDSI Mumbai Chapter offers support group meetings, awareness programs, training programs for caregivers, home counselling, alternate therapies, etc., and acts as resource for dementia care. It also has a dementia day care, Smriti Vishvam. In May 2019, ARDSI Mumbai Chapter & Smriti Vishvam received the International Quality Certificate of Registration ISO 9001:2015 for their quality management systems (reassessment required every year) .
The ARDSI Mumbai Chapter’s day care, Smriti Vishvam (Universe of Memory) works Monday to Fridays, 10 am to 4pm, and offers various activities, etc. Contact them for more details, registration, etc.
ARDSI Mumbai Chapter/
SMRITI VISHVAM: Universe of Memory, DEMENTIA DAYCARE CENTRE
2, Ganesh Niketan No.1, Ground floor
Prof V S Agashe Rd, Opp Lady of Salvation School, Near Dadar Portuguese Church, Mumbai 400028, Maharashtra
Hon. Secretary: Ms. Vidya Shenoy
Tel. 8286126890, 9757095327
(assisted living for elders)
These assisted living facilities accept persons with conditions like Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and elders who need assistance/ are bedridden, but do not provide medical services. They are very selective about admission. They focus on residents’ quality of life through a combination of activities and a person-centric approach, and mostly accept persons with dementia who are in early/ mid-stage dementia. They are part of the Silver Innings Social Enterprise. Currently there are two such facilities
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A1 Snehanjali – D’Silva Nagar
A1 Snehanjali Elder Care Home, Marciana Bungalow, D’Silva Nagar, Nala Village, Nalasopara west, Taluka Vasai, Dist. Palghar, Maharashtra 401203
Center Manager Tel: 9323919145
A1 Snehanjali – Rajodi
A1 Snehanjali Elder Care Home, House No 445, Chaar Rasta after Satpala, Rajodi Beach Road, Virar/ Nalasapora West, Dist Palghar, Maharashtra 401203
Center Manager Tel: 9860789145/ 9323919145
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, Skype-id: a1snehanjali , Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/A1Snehanjali, Website: a1snehanjali.com Opens in new window
Silver Innings Social Enterprise also has a Facebook group for Alzheimer’s: Silver Innings Alzheimer’s India Opens in new window. Their Youtube channel is at: Silver Innings Opens in new window. More on the Silver Innings group below.
|A Silver Amore
(assisted living for elders)
A Silver Amore
This assisted living facility, opened in early 2016, provides long and short term care options for seniors who need assistance in daily tasks. They accept seniors with dementia, Parkinson’s, paralysis and other old age related problems. The admission procedure includes evaluation by their doctor.
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A Silver Amore
Survey No. 237, Hissa No 18, Next to Emerald ISLE resort, Shire Road, Bhate Bunder, Above Vailankani Church, Uttan Village, Bhayandar (West), Dist. Thane, Maharashtra 401106
Tel: +918655 651199, +91-99672 70587.
Email : email@example.com
Website: asilveramore.com Opens in new window
Their Youtube channel Opens in new window
Please contact them/ visit them to know about their admission process, their caregiving approach, their support for basic nursing care, their consultants, their rehab and care plans, etc. As with any such facility, please evaluate for suitability and reliability.
|Dignity Lifestyle, Neral
Dignity Lifestyle Retirement Township, Neral, includes an Assisted Care Block where they accept and support persons with dementia, Parkinson’s, etc.
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Dignity Lifestyle Township
Karjat Matheran main Road, Neral – Raigad District-410101, Maharashtra
Tel: +917588186025, +919403533025
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Website : www.dignitylifestyle.org, www.dignityfoundation.com
This is an assisted care facility, not a medical facility. Please be very clear about what the facility provides, especially in terms of medical support/ responsibility.
|Aarambh (Facility from Aaji Care) and other dementia care support from Aaji Care
Aarambh: Aaji Care has short-stay/ respite care centres for rehabilitation with mixed profile of residents (some with and some without dementia). They provide services like physiotherapy, nursing, yoga, etc. These centres may also have a daycare available. Please contact them to know more about what they have at each centre.
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Powai: Aarambh, Ground Floor, GODS Heaven Building, next to Crystal Palace Complex, Rambaug, Near Powai Police station, Powai, Mumbai
Contact Ms. Milan, Phone : 8899 920930, 9833530842, WhatsApp: +91 7738047600
(inaugurated June 2018)Khargar: Aarambh, Plot no 92, Sector 21, Om Navjeevan Hospital,opp Iskcon Temple, Golf club Road, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai.
Call :8899920930/ 7506353888
(inaugurated August 2018)Thane: Aarambh, Next to Puranik Rumah Bali and New Garvaa restaurant, Ghodbunder Road behind Bhaindar pada bus stop (towards Thane to Borivali, Gaimukh Gaon) Thane West, Thane, Maharashtra 400607
Website: aajicare.in, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, See more at their Youtube channel Opens in new window
Aaji care also supports home care by providing home health services and trained helpers, etc., including attendants for dementia home care. (Contact person: Priyanka – 7506734116, Prasad Bhide – 9833530842)
|Shree Rajendrakumar Agarwal Hospital, Vasai
Anand Rehabilitation and Psychiatric Nursing Home/ Shree Rajendrakumar Agarwal Hospital is a 100-bed hospital that provides residential / nursing support for persons with various mental health challenges and persons with age-related diseases. They accept persons with Alzheimer’s/ Dementia and Parkinson’s. Various support and rehab services are available, and the hospital is equipped for in-house medical support for its residents Charges are modest.
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Shree Rajendrakumar Agarwal Hospital, Golani Naka, Waliv, Vasai East.
Contact: 09892134567, 09699134567, 09403734567
|Jagruti Rehabilitation Center
Jagruti Rehabilitation Center, started by Dr. Amar Shinde, are residential facilities that accepts geriatric patients and dementia patients. Services include care like hygiene, feeding, exercises, as well as medical care, and may accept persons in late stage dementia also. Please check with them for exact services and details.
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Jagruti Rehabilitation Center Prasantham House, Adarsh Nagar, Near Pentecostal Mission Church, Palaspa, Panvel, Kudave, Maharashtra 410221
Contact: Dr Amar Shinde. Phone: 77458 80088, Email: email@example.com
In July 2019, a new facility was opened at Jagruti Rehabilitation Center, Plot no 37, Sector-5, Taloja Phase 1, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra 410208. Contact: 09822207761.
|Other diagnostic facilities/ memory clinics
Some resources are already mentioned above, and some are listed below. Additionally, you can contact the OPD clinics of the psychiatry/ neurology/ geriatrics department of any reputed hospital for diagnosis and treatment. If possible, ask for dementia specialists. Some places also have special dementia clinics (memory clinics, geriatric psychiatry clinics, etc.) (alphabetical list)
De Sousa Foundation supports multiple mental health areas, including problems more common in old age. Areas of work include dementia. They conduct workshops and provide help and information. They also have workshops for caregivers. Address: Carmel, 18, St. Francis Road, Off S.V. Road, Near Sacred Heart Church Santacruz (West), Mumbai – 400-054. Phone: +91-22-2648 2869 / +91 9820696828 Email:
Site: desousafoundation.com/middle-age-and-old-age-related-problem/ Opens in new window
D.Y Patil Hospital and Research Centre, Dept Of Psychiatry/ Neurology, can be reached at Sector-5, Nerul, Navi Mumbai – 400706
Tel: +91 22 2773 5901
Site: dypatilhospital.net/ Opens in new window
Holy Family (Dept of Neurology/ Psychiatry) can be contacted for diagnosis/ treatment, and also has a memory clinic. For appointments, contact 022- 30610379. They also hold support group meetings.
Holy Family Hospital, St. Andrew’s Road, Bandra (West),Mumbai 400050
Website: www.holyfamilyhospital.in Opens in new window (For their caregiver support meetings, contact Ms. Amrita Patil-Pimpale at (+91) 9167 61 3665)
J.J Hospital-Grant Medical College, Psychiatry/ Neurology departments are another resource for diagnosis/ treatment. Contact Sir J. J.hospital, Byculla, Mumbai 400008
Phone: 022 23735555
Web: gmcjjh.org Opens in new window(site may not work)
Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital & Medical Research Institute can be contacted for diagnosis/ treatment.
(Check their “Centre of Brain & Nervous System”)Contact: Rao Saheb Achutrao Patwardhan Marg, Four Bunglows, Andheri (W), Mumbai – 400053
Tel: 24 Hrs (+91 22)3099-9999
Kokilaben Hospital’s memory clinic page Opens in new window
Lokmanya Tilak Muncipal General Hospital (Psychiatry Dept/ memory clinic) provides diagnosis and treatment support. Contact Lokmanya Tilak Muncipal General Hospital,Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Road, Sion, Mumbai -400022
Tel: (+91 22) 24076381, 24063000, 24092020, 24082504
Website: www.ltmgh.com/ Opens in new window
Manav Neuro Psychiatric Hospitals Pvt Ltd
(Dr. Sundeep Jadhav) can be contacted at 1ST FLR Saraswati Bldg, Above HDFC Bank, Santoshi Mata Road, Kalyan(W) – 421301
Phone : (0251) 6526850 / 2211655, Mobile: 9821028397
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
(Description on Youtube Opens in new window)
Website here: manavneuropsychiatry.in Opens in new window
Nair Hospital (Psychiatry department) supports dementia diagnosis/ treatment and also has a weekly psychogeriatric clinic (currently Thursday). Contact the department of (Dr. Alka Subramanyam) for details.
BYL Nair Charitable Hospital and Topiwala National Medical College, Dr. A.L.Nair Road, Mumbai 400008
Tel: (022) 23027000
Web: www.tnmcnair.com/ Opens in new window
Patkar Nursing Home Dr. Sachin Patkarsupports dementia at Patkar Nursing Home, Block 1, Plot 189-A,Elaichi Villa, Near Sion Hospital, Sion (W) Mumbai-400022
Phone : (022) 24091368 / 24077736
Mobiles: +91-9833065549 / +91-9821082802
Website: drsachinpatkar.com/ Opens in new window
|Other organizations involved in counseling/ dementia awareness
Echoing Healthy Ageing: Provides counseling and support for families relating to dementia care of their loved one. This includes counseling after the diagnosis, training for family carers and healthcare professionals, care planning assistance, and activity planning. Also, home visits for counseling and supporting activities (Western Mumbai areas). Also conducts dementia awareness workshops in Mumbai. Contact :
Echoing Healthy Ageing, 4th floor, Candelar building, St John Baptist Rd, Mt Mary, Bandra West, Mumbai-400050
E-mail: email@example.com, Ph: (+91) 9167 61 3665
Contact person: Amrita Patil Pimpale
(Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/EchoingHealthyAgeing/info, website: http://echoinghealthyageing.com/)
Additional Listings: Organizations providing services to support home care
Names received from readers/ volunteers/ newspaper reports/ other sources for organizations that provide home care services for seniors. Some of them may support dementia care. Please satisfy yourself about the suitability and reliability while using any such agency for home health helpers.
Care24 (Mumbai-based) (may support dementia care also) Contact +91-22-3349 1491 (Mumbai). Website: care24.co.in
HealthSpring(Mumbai-based) provides various health packages for health care, including support at home for emergency responses (please reconfirm) Contact +91-22-3349 1491 (Mumbai). Website: www.healthspring.in
Senior Stars at Home was one entity for which a suggestion was received. Contact person: Dr. Sagar Pathare,
+91-9820049075. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Website: seniorstarsathome.com)
Others: Additional names suggested: Arooj (022 3349 1888 |902 907 9999, site: arooj.in), a home health care service, claims on its site to supply attendants even for dementia, but please check/ evaluate – we could not get any feedback/ validation.
Prof. Ram Kapse Senior Citizen Care Centre, Palghar, part of Dr. M. L. Dhawale Memorial Trust, provides residential care with individualized care and suitable rehabilitation support for seniors with neuropsychotic conditions like stroke, paralysis, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s/ dementia. This is part of Rural Homoeopathic Hospital, Palghar – Boisar Road, Opp. S.T. Workshop, Palghar 401 404, Maharashtra. Contact office at 7720016358, Dr. Nikunj Jani, Coordinator, 77200156995 and Ms Vidya Patil, social worker, 7720016377. The Trust’s site is at mldtrust.org
Varista (http://www.varista.org): Data has been received that Varista, a Daytime Center for seniors run by professionals to provide a suitable environment for seniors, also accepts elders with dementia. Contact: Varista, Ground Floor, Omeez Apartments, Dattatrey Road, Across Indian Bank, Santacruz (W), Mumbai 400 054, Tel: +91 22 26606033 (Mon-Fri 9.00 am to 7.00 pm) Email: email@example.com
An additional service in Mumbai is Mayacare, which has volunteers who help elders/ disabled persons by providing assistance/ company for outdoor services like shopping, visiting the bank, doctors, social functions, etc., doing transactions like applying for gas connections or preparing affidavits. Contact them using their Faceboook page Opens in new window or their email id: firstname.lastname@example.org. The Mumbai contact number is +91 – 9594073475
|Additional Listings: Important organizations working for seniors
Prominent organizations working for seniors are (alphabetic order):
Dignity Foundation: This Mumbai-based organization works for senior citizens through initiatives in some large cities. The main office in B-206 Byculla Service Industries Premises, D K Cross Road (Sussex Road), Byculla East, Mumbai 400 027. Tel: 022- 6138 1100 Email: email@example.com. Website : http://www.dignityfoundation.com (Please note that the Dignity Dementia Day Care which was in Dadar, and later moved to Byculla, is no longer functioning.)
Helpage helpline: This all-India organization with local branches supports senior citizens in multiple ways. They may also offer geriatric physiotherapy.Contact them at 1800 180 1253 (All-India tollfree number). Local Mumbai office: 022-26370754 / 40 / 09821224513. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, More emails: email@example.com Website: helpageindia.org
The Silver Innings group, including the NGO (not for profit) Silver Inning Foundation and the for-profit Silver Innings Social Enterprise, is managed by Sailesh Mishra, an active worker for elder causes, including advocacy. Silver Innings has an active Facebook presence and web presence at various places, including: www.silverinnings.inOpens in new window, www.silverinningfoundation.org Opens in new window, silverinnings.blogspot.com Opens in new window<. Their referral number is 9029000091, open 24 hours, but preferably used between 7am to 8pm. Silver Innings arranges multiple events and provides various types of support and services. These include some dementia-related work also; see above or visit the sites mentioned.
|Pain/ Palliative Care
One hospital that is actively working in palliative care is Bhaktivedanta Hospital, Mira Road. They have a palliative care unit; look for the services they offer. Contact information at: Bhakti Vedanta Hospital Opens in new window.
Palliative care is also available in cancer hospitals/ hospices: such as Tata Memorial Hospital Opens in new window and Shanti Avedna Sadan Opens in new window. These services are likely to be focused on palliative care for cancer.
When getting palliative care, please remain alert that the doctors advising you are familiar with applying palliative care for dementia.
Palliative resources in Maharashtra are listed by and by Pain & Palliative Care Society Opens in new window.
|Additional Listing for reference: Facilities no longer working/ announced but not started
Saptasopan, a Govt. funded multidisciplinary facility for seniors with day care at Thane, which had special support for persons with dementia, was working for some time but has been discontinued now. (The address had been Old Matron Bungalow, Bungalow number 10, Besides DD office, Dharamveer Nagar Road, Near Regional Mental Hospital Thane (W), Mumbai, Tel 022-25820728, 9373004659, 9920074841)
The Dignity Dementia Day Care which was functioning from Byculla (earlier Dadar/ Grant Road) closed down in early 2017. Please contact the Dignity Helpline (number with other elder helplines) for any new dementia initiatives they may have