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Dignity Foundation

Elderly care
assured_image Maharashtra
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Sponsor monthly groceries for the elderly
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Awards & Recognition
Highest I-pledger - male
Last audited December 2018
Provided Ration Kits To 759 Poor Senior Citizens Across Mumbai
Committed to change the way aging is perceived in India, Dignity Foundation is an NGO whose mission is to create an enlightened society in which senior citizens feel secure, confident and valued, and can live with dignity. They enable senior citizens to lead active lives through easy access to trusted information, opportunities for productive aging and social support services. The Foundation works assiduously to re-instill in the elderly minds the confidence that age and productivity are not mutually exclusive. This is done by utilizing their experience and maturity in activities that serve the needs of the community. They empower senior citizens with basic awareness and gift them with various services already in existence.They have a helpline for senior citizens which enables them to reach out for help and assistance against abuse. Elder abuse is one of the biggest challenges since it is hidden. Thus, it is the most effective way to help them speak up. One of the goals of the Foundation is to rid the minds of the senior citizens of negative feelings such as aging is synonymous with loneliness, isolation, and decline. Equality, positive thinking, perseverance, self-belief, and simplicity are the pillars on which Dignity Foundation stands.
Leadership Aruna Anand
Periodic access to food supplies for healthy living,Care provided to support daily needs of the vulnerable
The population of senior citizens is increasing as life expectancy is increasing. Families in urban areas are becoming nuclear and smaller, as a result of which there are fewer people available in the house to provide care and comfort to the ageing. Due to the increase in number of the elderly population their needs and problems are increasing too. There are many senior citizens who are without any financial support and are living below the poverty line. There are senior citizens with small pensions but most of it goes for medical treatment and hardly anything is left for nutritional support. For such needy senior citizens, Dignity Foundation has started Ration Service. The needy elderly are given dry rations for sustenance every month. The senior citizens are then tracked through home visits. The elderly deserve dignity in their last days and a little support can help them with the dignity they deserve.

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