To provide moral and emotional support to the aged people living without their kin, the resident body of Jal Vayu Vihar, societies located in Sector 21 and 25, has formed a team named 'JVV Elder Care Group'.
This dedicated group organised its first meeting on April 28, the day it was formed and decided that a meeting will be held every Sunday at the decided venue in this regard.
Residents from different sectors across the city pledged to provide maximum support and care to the elderly living in these societies.
Commodore (retired) Narendra Mahajan, who is also resident of Jal Vayu Vihar told City Spidey, “Senior citizens often require physical and moral assistance, especially when their kin are outstation. The newly-formed team and its members will make sure they get proper medical facilities – be it accompanying them to the hospital or buying medicines. Besides, they will be accompanied by the members of the group to the social events taking place in the community hall of a particular sector.”
A similar initiative has been taken by the youngsters from different high-rise apartments for the elderly across Sector-137 of the city. They invite elderly people to a nearby park situated in the sector to indulge in various activities. Besides, snacks are offered to them while they discuss their personal and society-related problems in order to resolve them.