COVID Initiatives

Tribeca Care’s 24/7 Emergency Helpline has remained fully functioning for ambulance call outs and Care Manager response during the pandemic. In addition, we are continuing to provide full time attendants and CCTV installations as a way to have control over the care and monitoring provided by the next of kin, without outside interference.

Keeping social distancing and hygiene factors in mind, Tribeca Care has launched 3 initiaitves, besides providing uninterrupted service to all members:

  • “Dare to Care” – a no contact grocery and medicine delivery service at home
  • “Talk to Me” – a free call service for medical and psychological support
  • “Happy at Home” – FREE access to recreational activities to combat loneliness

If you know of senior citizens who live alone and need help with emergencies or essential services in Kolkata, during these unprecedented times, fill up the form now. We will be happy to extend our help!

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Our New Initiatives

Emergency Helpline

Our 24/7 Emergency Response Helpline is fully functioning. Our care managers are providing uninterrupted assistance in emergency ambulance arrangements and hospitalizations.

Assisted Telemedicine

Our assisted telemedicine platform, Nirbhor is helping across Kolkata to consult to their doctors and physicians with ease. Technology is a challenge for seniors, hence our care manager assistance-with Video Call set-up, arranging for Diagnostics and monitoring of BP, Pulse rate, weight and height – is making consultation safe and hassle-free for them.

Daily Essential Service

We have launched Dare to Care, a hassle-free grocery and medicine delivery platform meant to serve senior citizens with their requirements in these times. Our technology driven platform and dedicated Corona Warriors have helped more than 3000+ seniors during this Covid-19 period

Regular Check Ins with Seniors

Dedicated Care Managers make daily call-ins to our seniors to check in on them, as well as no contact visits to ensure that monitoring of the seniors’ health and well-being remains uninterrupted. In addition, we also keep a note of groceries and medicines required and make sure that the seniors do not run out of supplies.

Psychological Support and Wellbeing

#Talktome, an initiative to help seniors with professional help and psychological support required for good mental health. #Happy@home, a non-medical initiative, which gives access to recreational activities such as music, yoga and reading sessions to seniors online for free.

24 Hour Monitoring

We provide CCTV installations, which you can monitor via an app remotely and monitor your loved ones without physical intervention. We also provide full-time attendants who can perform activities of daily living and can provide physical assistance and round the clock monitoring.

FAQ During Lockdown

1. What exactly is Coronavirus?
2. How does it affect the elderly?
3. What are the issues faced by seniors?
4. How can seniors access emergency services during lockdown?
5. What essential services are available?
6. Are medicines readily available in stores?
7. What about doctor visits at home?
8. What kind of bank work assistance is available right now?
9. Attendant rates/ charges, details
10. COVID testing–
11. Don't want my parents to step out for basic supplies.
12. Ambulance sanitization from hospitals?
13. Can you handle any emergency during this time?
14. How can adult children and carers help in the care of their senior loved ones?
15. What are the precautions taken by TriBeCa Care Nurses?

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TriBeCa in News

The Pandemic has reiterated yet again how vulnerable the elderly truly are
Samay Paribartan, May 31, 2020

The devastation caused by coronavirus witnessed death toll topping 356000 where global cases crossed 5.7 million already. With the entire world dwelling into darkness to find a solution the issue of geriatric care has once again come to the limelight…

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Senior care: A sunrise industry with real challenges
Express Healthcare, May 28, 2020

A society is best judged by how it treats the aged. Tamojit Dutta and Prateep Sen, Co-CEOs, TriBeCa Care share insights on how startups will play a critical role in delivering the vision of a senior-friendly India, that provides compassionate care to the elderly, with minimum fuss and maximum impact…

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9 doctor-recommended tips to take care of your parent’s mental health
Healthshots, May 20, 2020

You can’t deny that you’ve taken their care for granted but it is time to ask them how they’ve been feeling because an ageing parent’s mental health matters…

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Senior Care Is an Established Industry In the Western World. How Will the Industry Evolve In India?
Entrepreneur India, May 06, 2020

Technology and data will be critical, and India will leapfrog many western economies in building a robust senior care industry that is rooted on the behavioural aspects of the Indian seniors…

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Eldercare in the times of a pandemic
India Today, May 11, 2020

The elderly population in the country is some 110 million (8 per cent of India’s population) out of which 40 per cent live alone, i.e., either with an aged spouse or alone in old-age homes. For this lonely generation, COVID-19 has only added to their miseries.

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A sliver of silver
The Pioneer, April 11, 2020

Across the world senior citizens are more susceptible to the Coronavirus because their immunity is compromised which is coupled with co-morbidities and pre-existing conditions such as diabetes, hypertension and heart disease…This will climb up to one in seven if aged over 80.

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Age-Tech: Helping Senior Citizens manage the Corona stress
BW Wellbeing World, April 08, 2020

Mrs. Sen has been one of the many seniors who have been asked to not leave home during the lockdown period by both her son and her daughter. However, she is one of those rare 82 year olds who have embraced technology to keep in touch with her children and her grandchildren without stepping out of her north Kolkata flat.

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It takes a village to protect the elderly: India’s senior living communities race to beat Covid-19 challenges
The Economic Times, April 07, 2020

“For the 100+ mn elderly in India, the lockdown has been difficult for their daily routine,” said Sen and Dutta. “(There is an) Increased incidence of stress, depression and loneliness due to limited movement and limited recreational activities available outside the home – including exercising and social interaction.”

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Check out how TriBeCa Care creates a more caring environment for the elderly population
Indian Express, March 06, 2020

Ageing is a global challenge – and in India the ageing crisis is even more intense as public services for the elderly are almost non – existent. With a rapidly growing nuclear family setup and more adult children living away from their parents, there is a very real problem in managing older loved ones at home.

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Coronavirus in Kolkata: Corporates step up to help senior citizens manage household work
The Free Press Journal, April 06, 2020

It is a time when senior citizens need help the most during the lockdown, with many household helps not being allowed into buildings while some do not have transport to go to their workplace. The good news is, there is help coming in from corporates, associations and individuals to lend a helping hand.

 

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Tech in Corona-times
Millennium Post, April 03, 2020

his unprecedented global health emergency is being made a tad more bearable all thanks to technology. From telemedicine to online grocers, from drones to video conferencing — technology has been the backbone of medical care, relief, and rescue in COVID-19 times.

 

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Virologists issue guidelines for the elderly
Millennium Post, March 18, 2020

The mortality rate of COVID-19 is higher in elderly citizens and hence they should take adequate preventive measures. In case of the younger population, the mortality rate is around 2 percent, whereas if the victims are above 60, the mortality rate can go up to 8 percent.

 

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