Dementia/ Alzheimer’s Resources in Hindi

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From Dementia Hindi: 50+ page full-fledged website in Hindi

The Dementia Hindi website is a comprehensive online resource for dementia/ care information in Hindi. It is the Hindi version of Dementia Care Notes, and has several pages that explain dementia and related caregiving. Topics covered include:

For caregivers look for quick tips to handle communication and care challenges, there is a set of links at: देखभाल करने वालों के लिए ज़रूरी लिंक (Quicklinks for caregivers). A site map is available at: साईट मैप

Queries to this site can be sent in Hindi or English and will be answered in the same language. The contact page is at: सम्पर्क करें (Contact information)

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From other Indian and International sites: short introductions for dementia/ Alzheimer’s Disease

There are some sites (Indian and International) that provide some introductory material on dementia (usually 1-2 page booklets on dementia or on some aspect of care. The Dementia Hindi website also maintains a page with links to various other Hindi resources from across the Internet डिमेंशिया/ अल्ज़ाइमर देखभाल पर हिंदी वेबसाइट (Informational Hindi websites on dementia / caregiving).

A Hindi blog on dementia and related care is available at: डिमेंशिया (मनोभ्रंश) और सम्बंधित देखभाल.

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Videos and slideshares in Hindi (Youtube and others)

Videos with generall explanations on dementia, its symptoms and impact, and care

  • (From Alzheimer’s Society, UK): A small dubbed 3.5 minute introduction on dementia and its symptoms: Hindi – Introduction to dementia from Atiq Hassan, Dementia Adviser. The support systems and services mentioned here are based on the UK, not on India. View it here.
  • (From India): A small video on “What is the Difference between Alzheimer’s and Dementia”, using sketches to explain the topic. View it here: डिमेंशिया और अल्ज़ाइमर में क्या फर्क है.
  • (From Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust , UK) “Living Well with Dementia – Hindi version” is a longer video of 33:05 minutes with the voices dubbed in Hindi (subtitles are English). It describes dementia and its symptoms and its impact on families and how to cope. Includes personal stories. The support systems and services mentioned here are based on the UK, not on India. View: Living Well with Dementia – Hindi version.
  • (From India): A small video example of a family where a senior has dementia symptoms, and how the family adjusts. View it here: Helping with Activities of Daily Living: An example in Hindi.
  • (From Alzheimer’s Society, UK): “A Dementia Guide” is a dubbed and subtitled long video intended for persons recently diagnosed with dementia and in relatively early stages of dementia. It helps them understand the diagnosis and plan for their future. It includes information on support, resources and services available in the UK. Has several personal stories. Some information may be useful for family caregivers living in India. View: Hindi version of A Dementia Guide.

You can also view this set as a playlist below:

A presentation providing an introduction to dementia, its symptoms, types, impact, care, etc., is also available on Slideshare. View it directly on Slideshare at: What is Dementia (डिमेंशिया क्या है?) or in the viewer below.

Caregiver experiences shared in Hindi

You can also view these as a playlist (does not include the Zindagi Live videos) below:

Detailed videos on caregiving topics from India, suitable for families living here

Some specific detailed Hindi videos for family caregivers in India on two important topics:

You can also view this set as a playlist below:

A short and simple note to give family members an overview of what dementia care involves. View it directly on Slideshare at: डिमेंशिया से ग्रस्त व्यक्ति की देखभाल or in the viewer below.

Also, the Urdu videos available here may be useful: Dementia/ Alzheimer’s Resources in Urdu.

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From various dementia organizations: helplines, and in-person support in Hindi

Many organizations working in the dementia domain in India have helplines and in-person support available in Hindi. This is especially so for organizations located in cities/ regions where Hindi is a prevalent language. So you may find more possible sources of support in your language of interest by checking the relevant city/ region resources. See City-wise/ Region-wise Dementia Care Information to locate possible organizations in your geographical area of interest.

The National Dementia Helpline also provides information and support in Hindi. Contact the NATIONAL DEMENTIA HELPLINE at 04842808088 (Mon-Sat 10 AM-4 PM).

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Others: movie depictions in Hindi movies

There have been some well-known movies that depicted dementia. These movies vary a lot in how important the dementia aspect was in the movie plot. Some of these have some useful information on some aspects of dementia, and some have some misleading, or even outright wrong information. These movies include Maine Gandhi ko Nahin Maara, Black, Mai, U, Me aur Hum, etc. Read about them at: Indian movies depicting dementia.

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Page/ post last updated on: March 10, 2017