HEALTH ON WHEELS:
Mobile Healthcare Unit
HelpAge India’s flagship Mobile Healthcare Unit (MHU) program provides sustainable healthcare solutions to elders and their communities in the most remote parts of India as well as in urban slums. Each patient receives an individual patient record which keeps details of treatments and helps monitor progress.
THE GIFT OF SIGHT:
Restoration of Vision
HelpAge India partners with leading and experienced charitable eye hospitals and organizations across India to conduct free cataract surgeries for elders enabling them to live life with dignity and independence. Through its partners reach needy patients, diagnose refraction errors and provide free correction eyeglasses to elders that need them
HOME AWAY FROM HOME:
Old Age Homes
HelpAge India has established model homes for the senior citizens and aged to provide refuge to the vulnerable and poor elderly who have no other place to call home HelpAge supports 300 such old age homes and runs 5 model homes for the aged in India.
DISABILITY to MOBILITY:
HelpAge India provides healthcare access to the elderly through stationary physiotherapy clinics, mobile services, and home visits by qualified physiotherapists.
HELP IS JUST A CALL AWAY:
Elders SOS & Helpline
Recognizing the acute need to address elder abuse , abandonment and need for shelter, in 2004 HelpAge India established its first Elder Helpline). Today that initiative has expanded to a national toll free Elder Helpline
EMPOWERING ELDERS DIGITALLY:
Digital literacy for elders
To address this huge need for digital empowerment, HelpAge India works through Senior Citizen Associations, and conducts Digital Literacy workshops with the help of young enthusiastic volunteers who enjoy giving their time and efforts to help make our elders digitally literate.
ADVOCATING FOR ELDER RIGHTS:
Voicing Elder Needs
In order to mainstream the urgent concerns of the older persons in the country, HelpAge India advocates for their needs such as for Universal pension, quality healthcare, food security, action against Elder Abuse and many more at the national, state and societal level with Central and State governments.
FROM POVERTY TO EMPOWERMENT:
To enhance elder capacities, HelpAge India mobilizes elders through the formation of Elder-Self-Help-Groups (ESHGs) that are centered on sustainable methods of livelihood. This model of HelpAge India has been adopted by the Government of India.