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Dementia/ Alzheimer’s Resources in Marathi

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Videos in Marathi (Youtube)

A discussion on dementia and care in Marathi, Smrutibramsha Ek Samsya Va Upay – स्मृतीभ्रंष एक समस्या आणि उपाय can be viewed using the player below: . You can also view this Marathi presentation on

A short video, which has some slides on dementia in English and Marathi, can be viewed using the player below. You can also view the English/ Marathi presentation directly on Youtube Opens in new window [6].

(More videos may be added)

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Marathi books on dementia and geriatric care

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See their pageOpens in new window [9].

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Old age/ Mental Health Portals from India that include Marathi Information

Old Age Solutions, a portal with information and resources for the elderly (from the Govt. of India and AIIMS), used to have a Marathi section. This section has been discontinued.

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From various dementia organizations in Maharashtra: Online content in Marathi. Helplines and in-person support in Marathi.

There are several organizations working in the dementia domain in Maharashtra, including specialist departments in reputed hospitals and services and support groups.

Online Marathi content can be seen on the site of the Alzheimer Support Group, Pune. This includes articles by caregivers Opens in new window [10] and articles by social worker, Mangala Joglekar Opens in new window [11](डिमेंशिया विषयी थोडेसे, डिमेंशिया आणि रुग्णाची काळजी घेण्याचे तंत्र, डिमेंशिया रुग्णाची काळजी घेणे – एक सतीचे वाण).

Helplines and in-person support in Marathi can be obtained from entities working in Maharashtra. Some may even have printed booklets. These include the ARDSI Mumbai Chapter and Silver Innings. See our page here for contact information, addresses, and other details for such organizations and helplines: Resources for dementia care: Mumbai [12] and Resources for dementia care: Pune [13].

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There are some critically-acclaimed Marathi movies that depicted dementia. These are:अस्तु! (Astu – So Be It) and धूसर (Dhoosar). Some information on these can be seen at: Indian movies depicting dementia: Astu [14] and Indian movies depicting dementia: Awaited movies (Dhoosar) [15].

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Page/ post last updated on: August 2, 2020