An informative and interactive session on emotional health and mental wellbeing, particularly for elderly people, was conducted recently by an eminent panel of Geriatric and Psychiatrist experts. The panel elaborated on dementia, healthy ageing, and mental wellness in older people, which was well attended and appreciated by the participants.
The event was yet another initiative in this field by the Hindu Council Australia, in collaboration with the City of Canning and Hillview Hub Intercultural Community Centre. Dr Bhaskar Mandal, Consultant Geriatrician and Older Person Health Network Lead (WA), Dr Mathew Samuel, Consultant Psychiatrist, and Dr Sean Maher, Consultant Geriatrician and Deputy Chief (Alzheimers WA) guided the participants on various facets of mental health. The Consul General spoke at the event and thanked the Mayor of the City of Canning in supporting and leading such initiatives.