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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 29-31

Preventive geriatric care model: A dire necessity in recent times!

1 Department of CM and FM, AIIMS, Guwahati, Assam, India
2 Consultant Physician, Geriatric Medicine, Director, Sixty Plus Clinic Private Limited, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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Nilanjana Ghosh
Department of CM and FM, AIIMS, Guwahati, Assam
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/jssrp.jssrp_10_21

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A holistic concept of providing regular health check-up, reinforcing their intent to a healthy and happy living, taking care of them with a day care center and communicating to their family members both in station and outstation every fortnight regarding their health status is the aim of the project. A benefit to community and forming a strong self-sustaining wise peer group who will turn into an asset than a liability for a community is the sole motto of the project. In the aforesaid context to create a geriatric-friendly society, this preventive geriatric care model was envisaged.

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