A talk on ‘Dementia – Mental issues and solutions’ by Dr.Ravish Thunga, Professor & HOD, Dept.of Psychiatry, A J Institute of Medical Sciences, Mangaluru was held on 30.09.2023 at Chetana school premises for the benefit of general public and for senior citizens in particular. The talk was inaugurated by lighting the lamp by Dr. Ravish Thunga, in the presence of Shri H Nagarja Bhat, Hon. Secretary and Shri Vinod Shenoy, Treasurer, Dr. K R Kamath, Trustee of Seva Bharathi ® Mangalore with Shri Umesh Shenoy, the convener of Anantha Soukhya unit. Dr.Thunga, in his talk explained the various causes of ‘Dementia’ in aging process, emphasized to lead a tension free life style by following up six nature friendly “doctors” i.e. Sunshine, Exercise(Yoga), Diet, Friends, Self-confidence and Smile. He elaborated the difference between normal forgetfulness and dementia with live examples. To remember, the brain should register, retain and reproduce whatever seen, heard or felt. If one of them fails we forget things. The talk enjoyed by 94 participants, got clarifications for the doubts during ‘Question & Answer’ hour. In the beginning Sri H Nagaraj Bhat welcomed & introduced the guest and concluded by vote of thanks by Sri Umesh Shenoy.