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Memory cafes provide a safe and engaging environment where participants partake in memory-enhancing exercises, cognitive games, and reminiscence activities. Image Courtesy: iStock
In the quiet suburbs of Khar, the Kothare family is grappling with a harrowing illness. Every morning, Damini (74) believes that a man dressed in white is trying to enter her home with a packet of milk in hand. A resilient woman, Damini has been diagnosed with a neurological condition – Alzheimer’s. Her journey is marked by daily challenges, but one aspect of her life remains consistent: She feels anxious whenever the milkman drops by in the mornings.