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Sunday, June 25, 2017

Behind Closed Doors; India's Elderly are Abused and Neglected







Behind Closed Doors; #India 's #Elderly are Abused and Neglected: The Quint :

Abandoned, beaten up and sometimes, left on the road to fend for themselves. Elderly in India lead a very different life than the ideal one we see in Hindi films. The Quint decided to investigate the complex web of issues around elderly abuse. India is ageing, but do we care enough?

https://youtu.be/pQ6Zuxrt8xg





 Lets give them Dignity , Security , Love , Care & Smile.

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Silver Innings 9th Foundation Day 10th April 2017







9 years memorable Journey for the cause …..on 10th April 2008 Silver Innings India's 1st Social Enterprise for Senior Citizens and their Family Members was launched, and today in 2017 can't believe we are completing 9 years........ Its just amazing journey so far ..... With a humble start, to nearly One Million outreach around globe, with handful of people and rented premises ….. we are not only Pioneer in using Social Media for cause of Elders in Asia Pacific but we have also managed to change the perspective of Aging domain in India.


Some of our FIRST includes: Pioneer in starting India's first blockbuster Annual Talent promotion show ‘UMANG Senior Citizens Talent Show’ launched on 1st Oct 2008; Mumbai city first dedicated 24 x 7 Assisted Living Elder Care Home ‘A1 Snehanjali’ launched on 17th Aug 2013 with support from Umang Parikh and Jimmy Dordi; World First Football Club of Youths by organisation working with elders ‘Silver Innings FC’ Launched in 2013 with support from Pritesh Singh; India's first Referral Helpline Portal ‘Silver Innings Helpline’ launched on 16th Feb 2014 with support from Co Founder Ramaa Subramanian; India’s First ‘Dementia Park’ at our A1Snehanjali 2nd Assisted Living Elder Care Home at Rajodi with support from Renu Jain


At #SilverInnings our mission is to work towards creating Elder Friendly World where Ageing becomes a Positive and Rewarding Experience.


This journey is incomplete without mentioning and thanking some of our Mentors, Pillars who stood beside us in our journey, includes
Mentors, Advisors, Well Wishers:
Dr. P Vyasamoorthy; Dr. Charles Pinto; Mr. Hiren Mehta; Mr. John Thattil; Dr. Sheilu Sreenivasan; Dr. S.D. Gokhale; Prof. Siva Raju; Prof. Asha Banu; Prof. Suja Koshy; Dr Alka Subramanyam; Mrs. Susan Somers, President INPEA, USA; Dr. Radha Murthy, President Nightingales Medical Trust; Dr. Devendra Save, MD, Psychiatrist; Dr. Manjoj Hunur, MD, Neurologist; Reis Woollen, Geriatric Nurse & Elder Care Educator, California, USA; Hendi Lingiah, Psychologist & Aging Service Management Consultancy, France; Prof. Denise Burnette, Sociologist, Columbia University, USA; Dr. Ritabelle Fernandes, Geriatrician, Hawai, USA; Mr. Jimmy Dordi; Dr. Sanjay Kumawat, MD, Psychiatrist; Prof. Rama Murthy; Sylvie DuPont, Counsellor in Geriatric care; Isha Soni Pujara; Rtn Vipul Shah; Dr. Rajesh Chavan; Dr. Madhavi Chaudhary; Prof. P. K. B. Nayar; Dr PV Ramamurti; Jeroninio Almeida; Shubha Khandekar; Rosette Farrugia-Bonello; Dr. K.R.Gangadharan;  Mr. Premkumar Raja; Mr. Manshukhlal Ruparelia; Mr. Shailesh Gandhi; Mrs. Anupama Dutta, Mr. Mathew Cherian; Dr. Jacob Roy; Mrs. Nilanjana Maulik; Dr. Anjali Raje; Dr. Dr Anagha Tendulkar; Ms.Shobha Philips; Ms.Sangeeta Rao; Ramgopal CANCHERLA; Mrs. Swapna Kishore;  Prof Nasreen Rustomfram; Dr. Bill Thomas; Amritraj Esakkiappan; Drishti Mishra; Adv. Nausheen Yousuf; Shilpa Chandawarkar; Svati Chakravarthy Bhatkal; Mona Khot; Anshuman Bhagwat; Dr. Geeta Balakrishnan; Dr. Leena Gangolli; Mr.R.Gopalakrishnan; Neha Chheda, Dr. Vineeta Sharma ….. List is endless………. There are hundreds of them……..


Co Founder:
Ramaa Subramanian


Colleagues:
Dhanalaxmi Rao
Mona Mishra
Renu Jain
Jenet Pereira
Jeniffer D’mello
Nanda Narvekar
Sushmita Sri
Hira Mehta
Arpita Vora
Raheen Jummani Jaiswal 


Trustees:
Mr. Bhavesh Chheda  
Mr .Chittranjan Sharma
Ms. Rajani Divekar
Prof. (Ms.) Parul Kilbliwala
Ms. Sapna Shah
Mr. Shantilal Maradia
Mr. Rajnish Malik



Partners and Associates :
1. Unltd India
2. Alzheimer’s Related Disorder Society of India (ARDSI)
3. HelpAge India
4. International Longevity Center, India (ILC - I), Pune
5. Harmony for Silvers Foundation, Mumbai
6. Anughraha India, Delhi
7. FESCOM (Federation of Senior Citizens Association of Maharashtra)
8. AISCCON (All India Senior Citizens Confederation)
9. INPEA (International Network of People against Elder Abuse)
10. International Federation of Ageing (IFA)
11. UN INIA, Malta
12. Association of Gerontology (India) (AGI)
13. Indian Gerontological Association
14. iCONGO, Delhi
15. SPJIMR, Mumbai
16. TISS, Mumbai
17. S V T College, SNDT University, Mumbai
18. L T College of Nursing, SNDT University, Mumbai
19. Niramala Niketan College of Social Work, Mumbai
20. Nightingale Medical Trust, Bangalore
21. Society for Serving Seniors (SSS Global), Hyderabad
22. 1298 Senior Citizens Helpline, Mumbai
23. Karmayog, Mumbai
24. Money Life Foundation, Mumbai
25. iVolunteer
26. YWCA, Mumbai
27. Rotary Club of Mumbai Nariman Point
28. Jeevan Adhar Seva Sanstha
29. Sakhya
30. NGO Sub Committee to Promote a Human Right Convention at UN
31. OYA (Open Your Arm)
32. Neha Nutrifit and Fitness
33. CNA Architects
34. PrideAge
35. Purple Angel Ambassador
36. George Brown College, Toronto
37. Photomist
38. Eden Alternative
39. Bhaktivedanta Palliative Care


We also take this opportunity to thank our our Friends, Family, Well wishers and Donors.

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Video Concept, Direction and Made by #PHOTOMIST 





Saturday, March 25, 2017

UMANG 2017 Senior Citizens Blasted the stage

"Ageing is not 'lost youth' but a new stage of opportunity and strength"



UMANG - A Unique Stage Talent Show for Seniors was held on March 25th 2017 from 9.30am to 12.30pm at Birla Matoshree Sabhagriha, New Marine Lines, Mumbai, Presented by Rotary Club of Mumbai Nariman Point, Rotaract Club of Rizvi  law College and Inner Wheel Club of Mumbai Nariman point in association with Silver Inning Foundation, NGO working with Senior Citizens. 

India’s largest and Mumbai’s first of its kind programme for 50+ Senior Citizens gives the elderly an opportunity to show their talent. The programme seeks to provide them with a platform to display their talents. This is not a competition – there are no prizes for being the best – but it is a forum to encourage them to demonstrate their hidden talent. ‘UMANG’ a Unique Talent show of Senior Citizens is being organized by Silver Inning Foundation since 2008.

Around 134 participant from 50 years of age to 79years participated in the event to show their unique stage talent. 1000 plus people out of which 95% were Senior Citizens attended the event to witness the Silver Magic. Refreshment and information sheet on ‘Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007’ was given to all those who attended the event. 

This time uniqueness was Fitness Dance, Dance presentation on Swaach Bharat, Intergenerational performance ‘Kalam Ko Salam’ and Duet dance by Differently able Senior Citizens Couple. There were also different performances on Bollywood dance, Songs, Folk dance Khelu Jhimma. 

Says Sailesh Mishra Founder of Silver Inning Foundation, “We organise UMANG, a talent show for seniors every year since 2008. Unlike other talent shows, there are no prizes for winning the top three positions. Everybody is a winner. It is amazing to see the level of enthusiasm among seniors to perform on the stage”. We give Certificate to all Participant and Trophy to all group and Individual act. 

Rotary Club of Mumbai Nariman Point, President Rtn. Mandar Sharma say’s “this noble initiatives for our elderly is close to Our heart. Since 2010 UMANG in association with Silver Innings, this has been one of the most sought after event for our senior citizens, which they await every year. We have been delighted with growing enthusiasm, innovation and impact this event has created in heart & mind of our elderly. We look forward for continuing our support for this wonderful cause and would encourage many more to join to ensure we take this event to higher levels”.

This year there were 11 Prizes for Audience, 5 for Best Traditional Dress, 5 for LUCKY DRAWS and 1 Diamond Ring.

Our partners for UMANG 2017 are: FESCOM Mumbai; HelpAge India; 1298 Senior Citizens Helpline; A1 Snehanjali; Sneh Kala Kendra; Palliative Care Dept., Bhaktivedanta Hospital; PHOTOMIST; PrideAge; OYA, EldersCamp, JAMM’s, Adhata Trust, The Family Welfare Agency and Neha’s Nutrifit

Our #UMANG2017 Senior Citizens Talent Show was featured at National TV DDsahyadri at 2.30pm news today 25th March 2017, see it at 24.35 minutes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2atkgfURdBo&feature=youtu.be&list=PL4LJvvb3AbvFhW7YcfQl2fNHGLerULZsa


Contact for any query:  silverinnings@gmail.com
Website: http://www.silverinnings.in/ 

 Address: Silver Innings, Bldg. J-47/48, Shop no.10, Opp. NavgrahaBldg, Poonam Sagar Complex, Mira Road East, Pincode: 401107



Friday, March 24, 2017

UMANG 2017 Senior Citizens Talent Show Mumbai

We are back again with our Mega Senior Citizens Talent Show UMANG 2017.



"Ageing is not 'lost youth' but a new stage of opportunity and strength".

Rotary Club of Mumbai Nariman Point, Rotaract Club of Rizvi  Law College, Inner Wheel Club  and Silver Inning Foundation once again organizes UMANG - A Unique Stage Talent Show program for  55+ Senior Citizens. UMANG Talent show of Senior Citizens was started by Silver Inning Foundation in year 2008.

India’s largest and Mumbai’s first of its kind programme for 55+ Senior Citizens gives the elderly an opportunity to show their talent. The programme seeks to provide them with a platform to display their talents. This is not a competition – there are no prizes for being the best – but it is a forum to encourage them to demonstrate their hidden talent.

Last year in 2016 around 125 participant from 50 years of age to 79years participated in the event to show their unique stage talent. 1000 plus people out of which 90% were Senior Citizens attended the event to witness the Silver Magic. Refreshment and ‘Senior Citizens Safety Tip’ was given to all those who attended the event.

Venue: Birla Matoshree Sabhagriha, No. 19, Vithaldas Thackersy Marg,, New Marine Lines, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400020

Event Date:  Sat 25th March 2017

Time of Event: 9.30am to 12.30 pm.


Networking Partners: FESCOM Mumbai; HelpAge India; 1298 Senior Citizens Helpline; A1 Snehanjali; Sneh Kala Kendra; Palliative Care Dept., Bhaktivedanta Hospital; PHOTOMIST; PrideAge; OYA, EldersCamp, JAMM’s, Adhata Trust, The Family Welfare Agency and Neha’s Nutrifit


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