A wonderful change in my life

  Abraham Lincoln is believed to have said, “We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses”. Misa Gir has incorporated this mantra of always thinking positively into her life. She lives with her husband, children and recently her mother in Tolichowki, Hyderabad. Ms. Prem Bala her mother, has … Continue reading A wonderful change in my life

Back to the Village

  Ms. Shakunthala Reddy lives with her daughter-in-law Somy. Four years ago she used to live in her village in Telangana, when she suffered from a paralytic stroke. She was brought to Hyderabad to receive care at a multi-specialty hospital but she longed to return to her village. And as the family had been dreading, … Continue reading Back to the Village

The Kohlis’ journey through Mummy’s Bipolar

  Gurjeet Kaur Kohli lives with her daughter-in-law Mita Kohli and the rest of her family in Hyderabad. The senior Mrs. Kohli has lived almost all of her life in the city. In the past 7 years, age started to have an impact on her movement, but she still kept her independence, using a walker … Continue reading The Kohlis’ journey through Mummy’s Bipolar

Not just a business relationship

Ms. Syed Butool Fatima has been a caregiver to her parents ever since they became old. She started to avail Life Circle’s services for her mother Ms. Zaheda Hussain, 75, in December 2016. Ms. Hussain has  Arthritis and Systemic Lupus. Ms. Fatima states that her big scare was once when her mother appeared to be falling off … Continue reading Not just a business relationship

Daughter, Survivor, Caregiver to her Mother

(Names have been changed to protect the identities of subjects in this story) A woman’s life is a kaleidoscope of the roles she plays and the impact she has on the other women in her life. Radha Devi of Hyderabad is an accomplished scientist enjoying her retirement, a survivor and most of all, a caregiver … Continue reading Daughter, Survivor, Caregiver to her Mother

Caring for seniors with Alzheimer’s

Ms. Brahma has Alzheimer’s disease. She lives with her daughter and her family. When the doctor said, “I’m sorry but your mother has Alzheimer’s disease, she cannot be left alone”, her daughter was inconsolable. She and her husband Siddharth could not imagine a future where her mother may not recognise her. Become dependent on her … Continue reading Caring for seniors with Alzheimer’s

Oh No! Mother pulled out the tube again!

  In Moosapet Hyderabad, Ms. Begum lives with her daughter Sheetal. Soon after her father’s death, Sheetal’s mother had to undergo a craniotomy. After the procedure, she had a nasogastric feeding tube and was bedridden for quite some time. Do you remember playing with pencils and straws when you were a child, and one got … Continue reading Oh No! Mother pulled out the tube again!

Caregiver Creativity – Poems by Ms. Surabhi Raita

Life Circle Health Services is committed to the all-round development of our Professional Caregivers. At the Caregiver Awards Night, Ms. Surabhi Raita, a caregiver who has been A Life Circle Caregiver since July 2016 shared her poems with us. Circle of Life Two weeks ago A baby was born Beautiful baby girl To proud parents … Continue reading Caregiver Creativity – Poems by Ms. Surabhi Raita