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Published on September 21st, 2013

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Fun and learning with senior citizens

The city-based NGO Silver Innings Foundation organised events for senior citizens at the YWCA yesterday. Here are some event snapshots.
by The Editors | editor@themetrognome.in

The Silver Innings Foundation, which works in the field of elder care, counselling and assisted living for senior citizens, among other things, yesterday organised a series of activities for elders at the YWCA, Andheri. A few students from Nirmala Niketan College of Social Work  also participated in the events.

The Foundation’s events were a good success, with about 50 elders participating. Says Sailesh Mishra, Founder President, Silver Innings, “We did a street play, then an interactive PPT talk. We also conducted a memory checkup and held memory games and exercise for the elders. There was also a sharing session by family care givers, and the best part was the dance in which everybody took part!”

See pics of the events below:

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 (Pictures courtesy Silver Innings Foundation)

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