Old Age

Old age is an unavoidable part of our life cycle and should be lived gracefully rather than grudgingly. In today’s fast paced world we only start noticing signs of old age much after the gradual process is well underway. Darshna Mahila Kalyan Samiti is committed to make a coordinated effort with compassion and understanding to transform social attitudes towards senior citizens. The effort is to create the infrastructure to empower every older person. Organization fulfilling this motive by this initiative:

Source of Intervention Funding Supporters Location and Implementing duration Work Description Achievements
Darshna Old age home Panchayat and Social Justice Department & own contribution of Organization Chhatarpur District (2003- Onwards) Darshna Organization is running old age home for elderly people working for the welfare and empowerment of older persons. In old age home, people who have come together to find a way out of the loneliness that most old people have to face and all people who sincerely feel for the cause. To support their efforts is a dedicated management, a team of professionals & trained counselors charged with zeal to work for the society. Darshna Old age home has been set up to initiate better interaction between the generations. Supported more than 80 old age people. It endeavors to:

1.Provide a platform for their happiness and wellbeing

2.Bring about a change in perceptions about Old Age

3..Initiate steps towards senior citizens friendly environment

4.Evolve a sense of moral and social responsibility towards senior citizens

5.Advocate for the needs and rights of senior citizens

6.Extend a helping hand to senior citizens wherever required