Geriatric health care is the process of planning and coordinating care of the elderly with physical and mental impairments to meet their long-term needs, improve their quality of life and maintain their independence for as long as possible. India has, acquired the label of “an aging nation with 8.3% of its population being more than 60 years old. Due to increased elderly population, the prevalence of Geriatric specific disease condition is also increase number of psychiatric complications like Dementia, Delusional disorders, Hallucinations, Depression, Anxiety, Personality alterations, Alzheimer’s disease and age related neurological problems.
A 65 year old male patient diagnosed as having Alzheimer’s disease (AD) whose cognitive decline and behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) where severe and showing symptoms of agitation, irritability, anxiety, urinary incontinence and wanderings. He was treated with Brahmi and Ashwagandha sidha tail matra vasti for 21 days along with Brahmi and Ashwagandha sidha takradhara for 7 days. A total of three settings of takradhara with gap of five days in between each settings were given to the patient and the results were assessed after completion of treatment. Significant results were noted in behavioral and psychological symptoms of the patient.