Bahri Beautiful Country

On the foothills of Kodaikanal, 15 kms from Vathalagundu, this retirement community is spread out in a gated community of over 200 acres. More »

Melur Meadows

A quiet,secure gated community created close to nature blending rural ambience with modern amenities and various services at affordable rates near Mettupalayam. More »

Aishwaryam from The Chennai Homes

Aishwaryam is an assisted living retirement community situated at about 100 Kms from Chennai on the East Coast Road on the way to Pondicherry More »


Old age homes in and around chennai

This list has been painstakingly prepared by the Probus Club of Chennai.  We acknowledge their efforts in collating such valuable information.

Adarsh Home For The Aged Women

46 V.M.St Balaji Nagar

Chennai -600014

Ph: 28470925/28



Ahobhilam Senior Citizens Home

No:6,Gandhi Nagar,3rd Street,Kilkattalai Chennai-600117

Ph: 22473586



Anbagam CSI Home For Aged

4,Besant Avenue,(Behind CSI Church)


Chennai 600020

Ph: 24915047



Retirement communities and consumer protection

Written by S Saroja in the Hindu

It’s imperative that consumers are protected from unfair contracts of service providers and manufacturers

Unilateral terms in contracts, skewed heavily in favour of service providers or manufacturers, are a common problem that consumers face.…

Villefranche – Retirement community near Pondicherry

Villefranche is a gated retirement community off the ECR close to Pondicherry.  It is promoted by Harmony ElderCare and it is being planned as an assisted living facility.…

Activities of Daily Living – Definition

adlAs you start searching for an ideal retirement community for yourself, you will come across many terms that you may not understand immediately. One such is Activities of Daily Living (ADL).

Activities of Daily living is a term used in medical care to represent those activities that we need to perform during the course of the day as part of self care.…

Kshetra – Assisted living

Kshetra, an assisted living facility on the outskirts of Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh was launched recently. This property is promoted by Heritage Elder care Services (P) Ltd.…

Retirement for Indian women – a pipe dream?

chained to kitchenEarly yesterday morning one of our customers called me to order a few things. She is in her early 80’s and her husband is in his mid-80’s and suffering from Alzheimer’s. As usual, she used this opportunity to share with me some of the problems she had been facing recently.…

Aishwaryam – Assisted Living retirement community


Aishwaryam from The Chennai Homes is an assisted living retirement community around 100 kms from Chennai towards Pondicherry on the ECR.  The phase-I of the property consisting of 54 independent cottages is nearly complete and will be ready for occupation by July 2013.…

Retirement communities – A good option for safe living

retirement-home-kodaikanal-villaSenior citizens around the country are at cross roads today.  The traditional support that the joint family system provided has disappeared and neither the government nor the private sector have stepped in to fill this gap, which means that senior citizens are often left to fend for themselves.

An old lion moves into a new den

In the newspaper today is an article about Richard Attenborough, the director of such hits as Gandhi, A Bridge too far, Cry Freedom and Chaplin(1992) moving into a retirement home due to ill health.

Age catches up with the best of us and moving into a retirement home or a care home can provide far superior comfort for the elders and their care givers than any home, however well equipped, can.  …

Poignant article by Ms. Mallika Sarabhai

Mallika Sarabhai1On 24th March 2013, Ms. Mallika Sarabhai has written a touching article on the state of affairs with respect to senior citizens in India titled “Our elderly deserve a better deal“.
In it she states “There are many ways we have betrayed the core essentials of our culture and heritage, but it is perhaps in this, our disdain of our elders, that the betrayal reaches the nadir.