Now senior citizens in New Delhi can avail various services like that of psychologists, legal experts, doctors and administrative support at their doorstep. The administration is setting up a centre for all the availability of all the services, especially during covid 19 pandemic.
Senior Citizens can now avail doctors and psychologists at their doorstep
Nodal Officer Nigin Shakya revealed that the move aims to provide holistic support to nearly 60000 senior citizen in the national capital. So there is this Hasgulla helpline 1800111323. The helpline has been set up for senior citizens for the availability of various facilities. If they need medical assistance, psychological counselling, technology training or may the facilities of games like chess and carrom, they can refer to the Hasgulla helpline.
Team of psychologists, doctors and legal experts to address the issues:
Due to the covid 19 pandemic, the senior citizen have been confined to their homes. They must stay inside their houses amid the covid pandemic. However, this may trigger psychological issues for senior citizens. Ths the reason the administration has a dedicated team of psychologists, legal experts and doctors to address their issues.
Nigin Shakya said, “Sometimes, senior citizen have psychological issues as they usually stay inside their houses due to Covid-19. The district administration has dedicated teams of psychologists, doctors and legal experts to address the issues of senior citizens.”
Also, the administration is planning to set up nearly 500 Hasgulla clubs in coordination with RWA(Residents Welfare Association) and other organisations in New Delhi.
Shakya also revealed that the first Hasgulla Club will be introduced in the Naraina area. Also, they are trying to create a WhatsApp group in coordination with RWA to reach more and more senior citizens.