Heritage Medical Centre a home away from home is the first private Indian hospital for the elderly that has grown in size and expanded in scope since its inception in 1994. The Hospital’s Heritage Eldercare Service a pioneer in providing service for the aged in India caters to both, their physical and psychological needs, thereby offering services in diverse fields.
The origin of the foundation can be traced back to 1994, when Sishrusha Health Management Trust was formed to fulfill the needs of the poor by assisting the educational, health, training, employment and income generation requirements. The trust later on came to be known as Heritage Foundation which has, since then, been focusing on geriatric care.
Dr. K.R.Gangadharan, the founder of Heritage Foundation aims to offer healthcare facilities to the elderly with high quality service at affordable prices in India. He believes in introducing innovative programs that benefit society and has done so with a focus on programs that offer respite to both families and caregivers. A particularly unique initiative is the training of youth from poorer and disadvantaged households to offer bedside homecare assistance to the elderly. Several thousands of young people have participated in this program.