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Guide to long-distance caregiving for NRIs

Guide to long-distance caregiving for NRIs
A full guide to long-distance caregiving: 29 things that you can do for your loved ones remotely.

ParentCare’s business model simplifies and lowers the cost of long-distance caregiving for NRIs

ParentCare’s business model simplifies and lowers the cost of long-distance caregiving for NRIs
Our recent press release in Expertmile talks through some exciting product updates and future plans.

ParentCare, WhatsApp-first caregiving platform for Indians, expands to Delhi and Bengaluru

ParentCare, WhatsApp-first caregiving platform for Indians, expands to Delhi and Bengaluru
Learn how ParentCare has expanded to major cities across India and helped over 200 families during the pandemic.

How to Select a Nurse or a Home Care Attendant for Your Elderly Parents?

How to Select a Nurse or a Home Care Attendant for Your Elderly Parents?
Hiring a caregiver for your parents is not easy, especially if you live miles away from them. Read our full guide on types of homecare and the common verification procedures.

Guide for NRIs getting medicines from India. Approved by international courier

Guide for NRIs getting medicines from India. Approved by international courier
ParentCare creates a checklist to help NRIs arrange medicines from India.

Seeing your parents get old – on a screen

Seeing your parents get old – on a screen
A story of an Indian expat who met his parents after the first few months of lockdown to realize that they had got older and may need him.

How Geetu used ParentCare’s WhatsApp support to provide care for her father remotely

How Geetu used ParentCare’s WhatsApp support to provide care for her father remotely
A case study with three parts explaining how ParentCare has helped Geetu (Singapore) and her 70-year-old father (Mumbai).

How to convince elderly parents to take physiotherapy sessions: Answers to physio questions

How to convince elderly parents to take physiotherapy sessions: Answers to physio questions
With this article, ParentCare hopes to clear the basic misconceptions so that you can convince your parents to take the right decision. We roped in Dr.Aarthi Reddy, a physiotherapist from Hyderabad, on ParentCare doctor panel to answer some very often asked physiotherapy questions.

How Archana in New York provides care to her parents in India via WhatsApp

How Archana in New York provides care to her parents in India via WhatsApp
Archana lives in New York, but her father (80) is back in India. When he had to book physiotherapy and doctor check-ups, she wanted to help.

Melbourne to Pune: How Nirupama stayed involved during her father’s surgery

Melbourne to Pune: How Nirupama stayed involved during her father’s surgery
For Nirupama in Australia the struggle to support her parents in Pune became obvious when her father had to undergo an eye surgery in the middle of the world’s pandemic.

Fighting Depression with Music: The Story of a Parent with Children Living Abroad

Fighting Depression with Music: The Story of a Parent with Children Living Abroad
Jai shares his story of being depressed after his wife's cancer and his children moving abroad, then finding joy in his passion for music.

Indian ambulance service. Making it easier for family back home

Indian ambulance service. Making it easier for family back home
Here is how NRIs can get the most out of ambulance services in India and make it a timely and safe ride for their parents.

Emotional, physical, and mental support – caregiving is more than we imagine. My experience.

Emotional, physical, and mental support – caregiving is more than we imagine. My experience.
The first in our series of stories of NRI caregiving experience, Jyoti Shah, an NRI from Boston, USA, shares the journey of caregiving for her mother in India.

California, Miami, and London — 3 NRI children want the best for their parents in India

California, Miami, and London — 3 NRI children want the best for their parents in India
Three NRIs — from California, Miami, and London, got together for a candid chat about long-distance caregiving.

Case study: Supporting Parents in India during Lockdown

Case study: Supporting Parents in India during Lockdown
Meet Pooja Sharma, an NRI from Mumbai and now living in Boston, USA. Her father lives alone in Mumbai, after her mother’s death a few years ago. In 2019, while she was in Mumbai for a visit, her father was diagnosed with early signs of dementia.

Startups Magazine UK: PARENTCARE CAN PUT YOUR MIND AT EASE

Startups Magazine UK: PARENTCARE CAN PUT YOUR MIND AT EASE
Startups Magazine caught up with Bharat Vasandani, Founder of ParentCare.

Indian medical & healthcare services platform attracts UK funds

Indian medical & healthcare services platform attracts UK funds
UK based ParentCare, an online platform helping Indian expats procure trusted medical and care services for their relatives back in their country of origin

Founder of ParentCare: a story of one NRI whose parents live back in India

Founder of ParentCare: a story of one NRI whose parents live back in India
As an NRI and an experienced startup founder, I have set a goal to resolve the practical hurdles of long-distance support and help all members of the global Indian diaspora including myself.

How NRIs are turning into long-distance caregivers for their parents in India

How NRIs are turning into long-distance caregivers for their parents in India
NRIs often turn into long-distance caregivers for their parents in India- trying to arrange range of medical services and coordinating these services across borders and time zones.