Maya CARE Foundation

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Maya CARE has coordinators running helplines in Mumbai, Pune, and Bengaluru. Once a request is made, these coordinators connect with the vast network of volunteers and send the best-suited volunteer to the senior citizen.

Maya CARE volunteers include college students, homemakers, working professionals, and active senior citizens who visit senior citizens in their own homes to provide services. None of us can ever replace a family member. But as professionals struggle to meet the demands of active work life, each of us at Maya CARE has pledged to make up for their absence with integrity, responsibility, and patience.

Maya Care aims to fulfill the growing need for enhancing the comfort of senior citizens living in India. During their interactions with senior citizens, each of them at Maya CARE pledged to conduct their duties based on these three simple values:

  • I don the identity of a Maya CARE associate with pride.
  • With the faith that today
  • It will be a turning point in my life
  • The day I chose to assume responsibility for a future
  • Of new learning, self-reliance, and dignity

What do they do?

  1. Special Services
  • Sending courier packages (Domestic/ International)
  • Getting a visa
  • Booking airline tickets
  • Getting passport made
  • Aide (Maximum one and half hours)
  • Accompanying senior citizens for a walk within or around the premises of their residential area
  • Accompanying senior citizen to a location and back: doctor/social occasion
  • Seeing them off/receiving them at the railway station/bus station/airport
  • Bank
  • Cheque deposit
  • Cash withdrawal
  • Renewal of FDR
  • Domestic
  • Shopping for vegetables/fruits/grocery/pooja items/gifts/ any other item (up to 5 items at a time)
  • Buying of tickets for movie/play
  • Booking train/bus/flight tickets
  • Utility
  • Payment of electricity/telephone bills
  • Payment of house tax
  • Arranging documents necessary for passport/visa/Aadhar card
  • Medical
  • Delivery of medicines
  • Delivery of medical reports
  • Accompanying for regular health check-ups or routine doctor visits
  • IT
  • Getting printouts of pictures from the web, emails, tickets
  • Assisting in video chats
  • Scanning and emailing documents
  • Helping with smartphone usage, solving app related queries

They wantto provide services for senior citizens in a professional and safe environment through our expanding network of trained volunteers. Their vision is to become synonymous with elderly care and caring for senior citizens, giving them friendly company and independence just like their family members.


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