Elder Care in East Kolkata

TriBeCa Care is now serving East Kolkata

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Managed elder care and home care solutions now available in all of Eastern Kolkata. From assistance with daily living to emergency services, we provide comprehensive care for senior citizens. Get elder care services for your loved ones in the comfort of their homes, from companionship to help with hospitalization, from full time help at home to pain management. End – to – end care is now available at Salt Lake, Rajarhat, Baguihati and more. Find the complete list of areas covered below or contact us to know more.

Meet our team

Mr. Jyotirmoy Majumdar

Zonal Head- East Kolkata

Mr. Manas Gachhui

Senior Care Manager- East Kolkata

 

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6 Ways of Choosing a Caregiver for Your Ageing Parents

Are your parents ageing and staying alone? Is loneliness taking a toll on their mental and physical health? Do you worry about their well-being more often? Do your ageing parents need help with their daily chores, or Basic Activities of Daily Living (BADL)? Are you worried about their safety?If you realize the answer to all […]

3 Government Benefits for senior citizens in India

There are several benefits offered to the senior citizens of this country to make their lives easier. The main focus is to ease their financial pressure after retirement. Senior citizens do not only benefit financially, but there are also several other benefits for senior citizens to make their retired lives comfortable. There are several benefits […]

3 ways seniors can have an active life

Mr Sen is 35 years old, energetic, out on a jog preparing to run a marathon. Mr Sen is now 55 out on a morning walk, taking brisk steps but at a moderate pace. Mr Sen at 75 walks gently cautious, a walking stick in his hand. He is today a senior citizen, his activities […]

5 Ways Seniors Can Stay Young

Getting older includes changes, both negative and positive; however we all can help this process by giving all our fragile friends and relatives’ elderly care at home under assisted living in the event that you comprehend what’s new with their matured body and find a way to keep up with their well-being to an ideal […]

Managing The Holiday Blues in Elderlies

Durga Puja (or Dusshera) is the most important and most eventful occasion of the year, especially in this part of the country. It is the time of togetherness and happiness. However, if you’re hung up on work abroad and cannot visit your parents at home, it could be really disheartening. The separation alone can cause […]

Dietary Tips for the Elderly during the Pujas

Maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle is necessary throughout a person’s lifetime, more so for seniors. There are certain foods that are considered ‘healthy’ but are not so for elders. Various foods considered unfit for elders due to the presence of high bacterial content or food poisoning potential are listed below:- Sprouts: Usually considered a […]

Dementia and Math and my Dad

Dad’s gone into his shell. He’d simply stopped thinking. To get him back I decided to go back to what he was good at. Math. Actually he was a wizard with numbers. You gave him a number and some logic and he could intuitively tell you if it seemed right or wrong… He was a […]

How elder and dementia care help stubborn parents?

We all know how stubborn elderly parents can get, especially when it comes to taking the advice of their ‘kids’. It is futile to argue with them because “parents are always right”, correct? Another factor that makes them stubborn is their fear of losing their independence. Imagine this, needing someone’s help with everything you could […]

Is It Loneliness or Is It Depression?

“Man is an island.” ~ John Donne (Devotions upon Emergent Occasions) Whether or not this statement is true, the fact is the pace of modern life has created deep chasms between people. We are getting progressively disconnected from one another in the rat race of life. We are each one of us, prisoners of the […]

Do Housing Needs Change with Age and Retirement?

There are various factors that contribute to this change in housing need with age and retirement. Physical factor Economic factor Loss of a spouse Location of family Location of the house Physical factor With age and retirement come physical changes in the body. The ability to move around decreases with advancing age. A problem with […]

8 must have gifts for your aging parents

Every holiday season, I am stumped trying to figure out what gift to buy for my parents. My father is in his 80’s and my mother is in her 70’s. Everything they want, they already have or they don’t want anything at all. That’s no help when you are running out of ideas and their […]

7 Ways to Cope with Dementia Aggression

What exactly is it about dementia that causes aggressive behaviour? Dementia is a progressive brain disorder that affects a person biologically in which some parts of the brain shrink and it gets progressively difficult for the person affected to remember things. They lose the faculty of thought and communication. They also lose the ability to […]

How to Dementia-Proof Your House

For us, every new day is the dawn of new hope, new possibilities. Old age, however, is a different ballgame altogether. Old age sometimes brings with it dementia. People no longer recognise their home environment. Though there are ways to deal with Dementia. Every day they wake up to a strange place and must learn […]

The Talk about Aging: Elder Care Service

Do you have aging parents? Do they live alone? How do they want to spend the final years of their lives? If they need someone to take care of them, who will bear the cost? These are questions that need to be answered not at the eleventh hour but well in advance. If your parent […]

5 Tips When Aging Parents Won’t Listen

When we are little, it is a given that we will listen to our parents and do as they say. But what happens when the tables are turned? When it is their turn to listen to us? We cannot as easily say, “Because I said so!” So what is the solution when aging parents don’t […]

Age Like a Pro

A lonely, brooding 65 year old hunched over the morning papers with a cup of tea, sitting alone at a breakfast table… what is wrong with this picture? Everything except the cup of tea and the newspaper. The concept of aging in our society is completely warped. We should think of old age as a […]

10 Ways to Keep Your Brain Healthy

It is a universal truth that our body slows down as we age. It is also a fact that our brain slows down with age. Cognitive functions deteriorate and memory loses its sharpness. However, new research shows that brain cells can grow again and new brain connections or synapses can be formed. There are ways […]

5 Ways to Meet the Emotional Needs of Elderly People

Most of us associate old age with loss of bodily functions. We envision a time when we will not be able to read because our eyesight will weaken; a time when we will no longer be able to go for long walks because our legs will not be strong enough to carry us or a […]

Loneliness in Old Age

Old age is the twilight of life. It can be spent fruitfully, reflecting on the past but not losing touch with the present. In old age, people have the advantage of experience. It is a glorious time when people look back at all their accomplishments and re-evaluate their lives. Unfortunately, for many seniors, old age […]

Why We Gain Weight As We Age?

Gaining weight depends on the amount of calories you gain daily. But have you ever wondered why we gain weight as we age? Because of poor diet, genetic problem, changes in lifestyle, social issues, medications and hormonal changes causes. It occurs mostly in women. You may face difficulty in sitting or rising after sitting for […]

Children Living With Grandparents

Facts about children being brought up by their grandparents:   In more than 2.4 million families, children are parented by their grandparents. This is 19% more since the 1990’s. In most of the cases, the children live permanently with their grandparents instead of their parents.   The relationship between a grandparent and a grandchild is […]

5 Tips To Managed Care Giving For Elderly

Taking care of elderly parents is as difficult as taking care of children. Often care givers experience feelings that are hard to cope with. However, once identified, coping with them also makes care giving easier for them. How does prolonged care giving affect primary care givers?   Sudden alternative feelings of wanting and not wanting […]

Loss of Appetite in Older Adults

Loss of appetite is called Anorexia. In this case, a person eats less than one normally consumes. It’s a symptom and several symptoms can cause loss of appetite including physical, biological, mental as well as emotional factors. This problem is not an emergency; it can happen to anyone, anytime. Some may experience loss of appetite […]

Gout: Causes, Symptoms and Physiotherapy

What is Gout? Gout, also called “Gouty arthritis” is an extremely painful form of arthritis very common in men between the ages of 40-60. Most often the pain is in the big toe as well as in ankles, knees, calf, feet, wrists and elbows. Sometimes, the pain is so intense that even the touch of […]

Mild Exercise In Winter In Old Age

Getting colder, when older? You might be surprised when on a hot sunny day you feel uncomfortably hot, your aged relative might feel unpleasantly cold. This is because, as our bodies age, the metabolic rate decreases day by day. The combination of slowing circulation and thinner skin is unable to preserve heat. However, feeling cold […]

Walking Is The New Running In Old Age

Walking is a trouble-free, powerful and the most effective form of exercise that helps you stay fit and in shape at the same time. It is the simplest way to stay energetic. Walking does the following for you:   It improves cholesterol levels Keeps your bones strong Keeps your blood pressure in check Improves immunity […]

Welcome Home | TriBeCa Assisted Living

Welcome Home. There comes a time in every life when the stresses of simply coping and managing a home begin to feel overwhelming. For the elderly, who deserve peace at the end of their lives, it is especially traumatic. Dealing with reluctant staff, paying bills, shopping for necessities, doing laundry and trying simply to get […]

Is Stress Affecting Your Glucose Level?

Diabetes is a life changing disease. We do not pay much heed to the warnings when our blood sugar levels are a little high than normal in the initial stages. We listen to friendly advice of following healthy diet and exercising to keep the blood sugar level in check till the time when it severely […]

Chronic Pain And Ways To Deal With It

The common cause of aches and pain in old age is arthritis, which causes joint pain and inflammation of joints. Most elderly people do not like consulting doctors for minor aches and pain. They either self medicate with painkillers or endure it. Minor untreated pain can become chronic with the passing of time. Common causes […]

Dementia And Ways To Deal With It

Dementia is not a disease, it’s a syndrome. Its symptoms are common to brain disease. Dementia describes a set of symptoms that include memory loss, difficulty in thinking or problem solving and remembering things and language. This can be caused when the brain is damaged by Alzheimer disease or because of simple old age. Symptoms […]

Dealing With Lifestyle Changes As One Gets Older

On his last birthday, my Dad gave me a note which had the list of changes that took place since he was born. The list had every detail of changes such as, the number of times his heart had beaten till the previous day, the number of people born on earth after he stepped into […]

Living With Osteoporosis

According to a survey by National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF)   24% of the population aged more than 50 years expires the year following their hip fracture 20% of those who were mobile before a hip fracture need long-term care One-third of people aged more than 65 have a fall each year and the fall risk […]

My days with Grandpa

  There is a photo of my daughter and my father-in-law that I love. In it, you can see their backs, her sweet round little diaper-coated bottom Fevikwik-ed to his dignified one, sitting on a pavement berm in Italy. She is not yet two and he, a good 70 years older. That was the day […]

Chronic Bronchitis In Elderly: Causes and Prevention

According to a survey conducted by National Center for Health Statistics Number of adults with diagnosed chronic bronchitis in the past year: 9.3 million Percent of adults with diagnosed chronic bronchitis in the past year: 3.8% Number of adults who have ever been diagnosed with emphysema: 3.5 million Percent of adults who have ever been […]

Facts to know about eyelids drooping (ptosis)

Has someone recently expressed to you that your eyes look sleepy? Have you looked into the mirror and noticed one of your eyelids “drooping”? You don’t feel any pain but of course it blocks your vision and makes you feel impaired. You prefer to stay home because you find it difficult to climb up and […]

7 Steps To Gardening With Arthritis

“Gardening is cheaper than therapy…” as someone very thoughtfully said. But what if you are already getting therapy for your backache? Gardening is a matter of passion, a sense of liveliness that brings joy even when alone. The fruits and flowers that bloom bring along with them a new oomph in their life. It is […]

Nostalgia in an aging box

“Happiness is an attitude…”- Francis Reigler 4:30 pm show at Inox; popcorn and Coke; ticket for two. Let me correct you before you think it’s a day out with my boyfriend. The person accompanying me was my client. I am a Care Manager for a 79 year old widower, whose married children stay abroad. Mr. […]

Things To Do After Retirement

“A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.” ~James Allen Have you ever wondered what might be the reason behind gifting someone a watch, when time is no longer a matter of urgent importance? It is very correctly said that life begins after retirement. […]

Making A Will

The significance of making a Will cannot be underestimated. It is a central part of your financial planning. A properly drafted legally valid Will is the only way to make sure that your property, savings and possessions go to the people and causes you care about. It is not enough to simply tell people your […]

Elder Rights and Expectations

The troubles of the elderly are chiefly financial, marked by the loss of independent earnings. Health-related problems typically afflict them too. Lack of safety and security are added hazards, especially in urban settings. As revealed by pan-India surveys, almost 30 per cent of the elderly are subjected to abuse or neglect, abandonment, and physical, financial […]

Health Insurance for Seniors

The human life goes through several different stages, from an infant to a youth, to middle age and finally, old age. Each stage has its own pros and cons. But the toughest stage of a person’s life is supposedly old age, a time of your life when you might have to go through health deterioration, […]

Talk to Me about Death

We are burdened by an enormous emotional and financial baggage for being silenced by our society’s taboo against talking about death and dying. Both individually and as a society. There is awareness in other societies that educate their members about the reality of death and the processes of dying and grieving. Unfortunately, we do not. […]

Learning to Let Go

From the time we learn to walk, we learn to let go of what is recognized territory for us and try for a potentially greater reward. It can be scary too to take steps further away from near ones and known places and to live or die on our own. The decision can become all […]

Dealing with Death and Grief

The loss of a loved one can cause a major emotional crisis; it is probably the most stress-inducing experience in life. In our hearts, we all know that death is a part of life. In fact, death gives meaning to our existence because it reminds us how precious life is. When a death occurs, we […]

Hobbies in Old Age

Retirement usually coincides with the start of the natural decline in brain power and the switch from busy work life to the slower pace of old age can leave a void needing to be filled with tasks that are mentally stimulating. However, a hobby that is mentally engaging such as reading, socialising or travelling and […]

Following Medical Instructions in Old Age

Modern medicines have contributed to longer life spans, improved health and better quality of life. Medications are the most common treatment for many diseases and conditions seen in older people and persons with chronic diseases and disabilities. Medicines now not only treat and cure diseases that were untreatable just a few years ago, they aid […]

Love in Old Age

“The human heart, at whatever age, opens to the heart that opens in return…” – Maria Edgeworth (1767-1849) A few years ago the Bafta-nominated screenplay writer and novelist Deborah Moggach fell in love. The fact she was 62 (her new beau is also a writer of similar age) felt immaterial. What did feel important and […]

Elder Abuse and Neglect – A Prevailing Menace Today

As adults gradually advance in age become physically frailer, they are more likely to develop health conditions and cognitive problems such as dementia, Alzheimer’s, etc. And being less able to stand up to bullying and attacks at such an age, they are prone to becoming increasingly vulnerable to abuse and neglect. The worrying, unfortunate fact is […]

Understand the Needs of Your Elderly Loved One – Make the Right Choice of a Home Care – Provider

Keeping their independence and their home -That’s pretty much what every elderly person desires. But the sad reality is that as they grow older, many are faced with the prospect of revising their living arrangements. If you have an elderly person to care of at home, chances are that you would need a home care […]

Health Emergencies for Senior Citizens– Tips to Stay Prepared

Although studies indicate that most seniors are healthy and function at high levels, health complications related to their independence, inevitably surface as they grow older.  Age-related changes can affect the function of almost every body system, sometimes even in the healthiest of older people.  And often these age-related changes are accompanied by other chronic illnesses […]

Challenges faced by the Elderly in India

  The elderly Indian population is one of the fastest growing in the world. At 110 million, India has the second largest global population of ageing citizens. By 2050, that number will probably increase to 240 million.   Yet, India lacks basic infrastructure and expertise to support the health & welfare of our elderly. According […]

Managing the Care of Aging Parents

Watching a parent become weaker, sicker or feebler is stressful. And when that parent becomes hostile or resistant to help, it can get very stressful for you. Knowing how to manage such situations is critical in developing a long term care plan for your parent. Aging could be a difficult process Age and illness can […]

Music Therapy for Senior Citizens

  “Music has been interwoven with societal evolution since time immemorial. There is no culture on earth that doesn’t have its music. Of late, music has transcended the boundaries of art and pleasure, to which it was oft relegated, and has showed strong potential as a healing agent for the brain.” Recent studies show that […]

Diwali Risks for the Elderly

Kali Puja/Diwali is known to be that time of the year when people celebrate with friends and family. Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, is never complete without elaborate fireworks. Fireworks add life to the celebrations. However, firecrackers have a flipside to them. The smoke and noise can cause serious issues, especially among […]