What is Palliative Care?

My family and I have been advocating for palliative care, rather supportive care, as part of the mainstream healthcare system. This video briefly explains what palliative care really is. The video is a combination of English and Marathi. Do listen and leave your comments below.  There are other written posts about palliative care and why…

By Pratima Mehta October 10, 2020 0

THE GOOD SAMARITANS

Last post was about the dreams I once harboured and the new midget-like goals planned for 2020. In this post, I want to talk of a word, which as an adjective and a verb, is powerful- like the holy grail of treasure hunting. Kindness. We live in stranger times, I know. Where asking for help…

By Pratima Mehta April 5, 2020 3

A LIFE OF LAYERED DREAMS

YEAR 1995 An airy and luminous room. Light poured through the windows, but sunlight failed to reach where I sat, on the first bench in the middle of the classroom (in the later years I translocated to the back benches, for better education as they say). I was of an age when I could easily…

By Pratima Mehta March 23, 2020 12

CROWDFUNDING: A SUCCESSFUL CAMPAIGN & THE INDIAN SCENARIO

Homo sapiens, that is us, the self-proclaimed powerful species has a thirst for constancy- outlive the dangers to its survivability factor. Dangers created as ancillaries to the species’ greed for progression. This need for survival is the mainspring for alternatives. Since ages unknown we’ve had alternative medicine – to treat and cure seemingly difficult diseases…

By Pratima Mehta May 18, 2019 2