The Pushpagandhi Home for aged was started by Mr. G. Mohan, Founder of Sharon Society of Pondicherry in 2008 with 5 elderly widows to provide shelter; clothing, food and health care in Puducherry. So far around 83 widows & destitute women had been benefited. At present; 19 elderly widows & destitute women are staying in the home. The following Services are available at the home. (No, 41 3rd Cross Kurinji Nagar Lawspet Puducherry)
The Pushpagandhi home for aged having provision to provide 3 meals & 1 snack to complete their nutrition needs.
Dr. Tamilarasi (general physician) visiting home on weekly basis to conduct general health check-up and one staff nurse also appointed to follow-up with doctor and provide medical care to the elderly widows.
The professional's social worker / counsellor frequently visiting to conduct counselling sessions with elderly widows to overcome from their worries and coping up with the other women. Through counselling, we have also restored around 20 elderly widows to their respective families.
Frequently, we are conducting picnics, short tours to beaches, temples and other places of Pondicherry/Tamil Nadu & also making them participate in games like Carrom board, musical chair for keeping their mind sharp and physically active. We are also having a garden (backside of home) where all elderly women do active gardening
PUSHPAGANDHI-HOME FOR AGED
"wrinkles should merely
indicate where smiles have been"