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.  One can only hope that this realization comes to the elder Indians who seem to be suffering their golden years in isolation.

The newspaper article has interviewed few of the stars of Gandhi and Rohini Hattangadi talks relevantly about how reverse mortgage loans (even though she does not know exactly what it is called) help.

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