Alzheimer’s & Related Disorders Society of India (ARDSI)

Alzheimer’s & Related Disorders Society of India (ARDSI) was founded by late Dr. Jacob Roy Kuriakose  in 1992 and became a member of ADI in 1994.

ARDSI is currently based in Kochi, Kerala, India, and has 22 chapters across the country.

ARDSI is a member of the STRiDE Project.

The association is proud of having published The Dementia India Report in 2010 and to have presented the draft of the Dementia Strategy to the then Union Minister of Health, Hon J.P. Nadda in 2018. They re-submitted the draft Policy strategy to the current Union Minister Hon. Dr Harshvardhan.

Some of the services provided by the association include:

  • Caregiver meetings
  • Counselling
  • Day Care
  • Helpline
  • Resources (fact sheets, reading materials)
  • Seminars/Webinars/Workshops
  • Training for carers