Book Launch: A complete guide for managing dementia

On the eve of World Mental Health Day, Silver Innings, a home for assisted living elder care has launched its first book, ‘Remember Me – You Me and Dementia’; on the non-curable brain disorder Dementia

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Written and compiled by Sailesh Mishra, the book talks about Dementia and how it could be dealt with care. Mishra is a social gerontologist and International Maser Practitioner in Dementia care and Founder of Silver Innings Group and A1Snehanjali assisted living elder care home.

The book includes some powerful stories and poems from caregivers of people with dementia which helps to understand the experience of having dementia and caring for someone with dementia.

“The aim is to let people know about the non-curable disorder. These silver-haired, golden-hearted people deserve to enjoy their second childhood with dignity, respect and care. That’s my motto,” said Sailesh Mishra.

This book aims to increase the understanding about Dementia and related disorders. It explains what can be done to tackle it better by dignifying the one suffering it.

Prof. S Siva Raju, Deputy Director, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Hyderabad Campus says, “This book also elaborates about the disease, how to handle certain symptoms / behavior issues and important resources / helping hand around world, reference /materials”.

Hilary Lee, President Dementia Care International says, “This book brings Dementia to the forefront of awareness making what could be a challenging topic into an informative and practical resource. “Remember Me” is bound to inspire others to dedicate their lives to helping and supporting people with dementia in their own communities”.

The book was launched by Adv. Abha Singh, lawyer and social and women right activist as well as former Director of Postal Services, Maharashtra and Goa, Prakash N. Borgaonkar, Director Helpage India, Prof. Dr. Charles Pinto, Geriatric Psychiatrist and Vinodbhai V. Valia, Founder of Pushpa Ma Foundation and National Award for Lifetime Achievement.