Durga Puja in Kolkata is full of grandeur and pomp. It is more than a cultural festival for the people of West Bengal. The oncoming of the celebrations marks the return of many emotions. It is when your heart yearns to be in your home surrounded by loved ones.
However, this year Durga Puja will mark a radical departure; especially, due to the onset of the Covid-19. As the pandemic sees no signs of curbing down, the Durga Puja 2020 will see a lot many changes.
From wearing masks to following the physical distancing norms, the COVID-19 regulations will surely dampen the celebrations. However, this puja you are not alone. Tribeca Care and its services ensure that seniors feel at home and among their family members.
How is Tribeca Care helping seniors during the festive season?
Durga Puja is that time of the year when the divine goddess arrives in all her splendour. Armed with weapons along with her children, this year Durga Puja will also mark the triumph of good over evil (a new addition to the list is definitely corona menace).
As the streets of Kolkata begin prepping up the festivities, seniors are the ones who need utmost care and support. It is mostly because the older population is more susceptible to the side effects of the pandemic. Durga Puja for senior citizens in Kolkata is laden with many changes all thanks to rules imposed this year. But true to our nature, Tribeca Care will definitely ensure that seniors stay mentally well and happy during the fervour.
Here are some ways in which the organization is helping older adults:
- Shopping online:
Yes! Indeed, this year puja shopping will not be limited to malls and markets. Due to the rise in cases, seniors should refrain from visiting overcrowded areas.
However, that doesn’t mean that you will not buy new clothes. Start shopping for new clothes online else if you need help our care managers will surely help you out.
- Bring groceries online:
Dashami is that time of the year when sweets and tasty food form a smorgasbord. For Durga Puja 2020, prepare sweets and other delicacies at home only with our Dare-to-care service. The delivery platform has corona warriors who can deliver essentials from the nearby stores to your doorstep.
Make sure to maintain CORONA etiquettes when you receive things. Wear masks, maintain a safe distance, and sanitize everything so that the germs are dead.
- Go for digital Pushpanjali this year:
We are not encouraging pandal hopping tours this year for senior citizens. But that doesn’t mean that you cannot see the idols and the temples.
Enjoy watching the live proceedings on the specific television or over the internet. Offer virtual Pushpanjali and take blessings of the divine mother.
- Exchange puja wishes online:
Video conferences have seen a rapid surge among the COVID pandemic. Senior citizens can take help of these with the help of our care managers. Care Managers from Tribeca Care helps seniors to connect with their loved ones through video conferences.
Apart from participating in Bijoy Sammilanis virtually, older adults can exchange greetings online also. We can even help you raise the bar of celebrations higher by sending sweets to loved ones online.
- Call us 24/7 for medical emergencies:
Medical emergencies come in unannounced. Therefore, Tribeca Care ensures that you stay safe even during the Puja celebrations with our 24/7 emergency helpline services. Our care managers respond promptly with uninterrupted assistance and ambulance arrangements.
You can keep our numbers handy and even if you feel a slight level of discomfort, then do call us at +91 3366064208. We will navigate the streets and get you to help immediately. Durga Puja can only be enjoyed if you are healthy, and thus your priorities are of utmost importance for us.
- Regular check-ins with seniors:
Our services are not limited to 24/7 medical emergencies only. We ensure that seniors are safe at home also. Our dedicated care managers provide uninterrupted services by keeping a tab on their mental health along with the groceries and medicines required by seniors.
Our team constantly monitor their health with no-contact visits and from the time-to-time check, if they need anything.
Durga Puja is one of the most exciting times for the Indians. It marks one of those periods when people immerse in the joy of welcoming the Goddess Shakti.
Durga Puja for senior citizens sees minor changes, Tribeca Care has taken a step ahead for their wellbeing. With the eldercare platforms support and love, seniors will surely feel at home and amongst their family members.