Old Age Homes - Guardian Angels for Deserted People

In this current world, old age homes have come into sight as an inevitable requirement to safeguard interests of numerous aged individuals. The old age home is basically a multi-residence accommodation facility proposed for elderly citizens. These old age homes provide a secured roof above the old individuals. Even we Indians, who have boasted ourselves for having immense respect for our elders, now consider these homes as a bonus in disguise. With the introduction of globalization in the Indian scenario the living standard of a normal Indian is hoisted. A radical modification in the conventional family values is a derivative of this kind of development. Life has now turned into a never-ending fight for gaining eminence in this society. And in all these rat race the ones left behind are the aged individuals. The ignorance of the successors is not only a sole cause that triggered to the increasing number of old age homes. There may b several other reasons as well. At their old age several unmarried aged individuals may look for people to give them company or to take good care of them. Old age homes may be a great place for these people. Again old people whose sons are employed in foreign countries may also prefer staying in such homes rather than staying alone. Several may find it unethical to stay in the daughter’s in-law house or may find it out difficult to adjust there may also opt for such homes. Nowadays the importance of old age homes is evident widely. It is not any option now rather it has been an obligatory need for a large section of the society.

These days, maximum of the joint families have broken down into nuclear families. In such kind of nuclear families the wife and husband are more anxious about their monetary gains and career growth. As an outcome, family has tumbled down into the backdrop of their priorities. There is lack of quality time for children to spend with their elderly parents. At this crisis moment old age home appears as guardian angel that takes care of these isolated parents.

Old age home requires presence of several essential facilities so that the elderly people residing there can lead their last life with utter comfort. These necessary facilities may include 24*7 running water along with hot water facility, superior quality food, and electricity. Other than these facilities another important need to be present in such homes is medical facilities. Aged people are prone to frequent health problems. Therefore it is necessary that doctor is available easily at the time of medical emergency. Another must thing to keep in mind is good behavior of the management and attendant. People become more sensitive with their growing age. Therefore handling them sensitively, understanding their needs, maintaining a decent behavior with them becomes obligatory to enhance and maintain their comfort level in the old age home. Maintaining good cleanliness is another important issue to take care of in any old age home.

Bhajan Baba PhotoConsidering all these above facilities and necessities in their mind Guru Ganga Old Age home has established itself as one of the best old age homes of Kolkata. Our guruji Thakur Sri Sri Bhajan Brahmachari Baba always expressed the thought of making an old age home and thus from the year 1997 Sri Sukumar Bhattacharjee started this Guru-Ganga old age home to help elderly people in living a quality last life. The total bed capacity of this old age home is 20. This facility is available for both male and female. This old age home welcomes even handicapped and bed patients as well. It is not compulsion to be absolute fit to be a part of this old age home.

Share on Google Plus

About Guru Ganga

All Glory to Thakur Sri Sri Bhajan Brahmachari Baba - Guru Ganga (Sri Sri Lokenath Bridhyasram) is an Old Age Home located in Dakshineswar (North Kolkata, W.B., India) - Shelter for all.
    Blogger Comment
    Facebook Comment

Guru Ganga : Location Map

Search here: HomeAbout Guru-Ganga Old Age HomeOld Age Home Features & FacilitiesRent & Charges of Old Age HomeContact Us