Our Senior Citizen Wellness Volunteers
Dr. Charu Raghavan
Dr. Charu Raghavan is a clinical neuropsychologist with 14 years of work experience involving clinical practice and research, in India and United Kingdom. She specialises in cognitive assessments and rehabilitation for people suffering from neurological injuries such as stroke, dementia, epilepsy and traumatic brain injury. At SHB, she volunteers with the senior citizen wellness outreach to build awareness and conduct initial screening tests for attention, memory etc. and provides guidance on the process of medical testing and how to take it forward with a neurologist or geriatric physician.
Dr. Dhananjay Chavan
Dr. Dhananjay Chavan is a psychiatrist, a geriatrician, and an author. He has an MD in Psychiatry. His postdoctoral fellowship is in Geriatric Mental Health. Dr Chavan devotes most of his time on issues around care of the elderly. He has developed training programs for senior citizen care and conducted workshops in over 15 countries. Dr. Chavan offers holistic medical counselling, in terms of medication for the Senior Citizens. He will be available at SHB for a one-on-one session (by appointment) for issues relating to senior citizens' physical and mental health. Dr. Chavan is also available for home visits.
Janaki is an HR professional from Tata Institute of Social Sciences and has spent the last 30 years of her life working in core Human Resource areas in various sectors. She offers generic counselling support for psychosocial management for patients and their family members.