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Athulya – Assisted living in the heart of Chennai City

ATHULYA is a recently launched assisted living facilities in Chennai, India, for senior citizens. Part of the HealthAbove60 group, Athulya centres have been built with senior citizens in mind.  The interiors are both aesthetic and senior friendly. Athulya offers a comprehensive environment that enables seniors to live with an opportunity to be fully in control of their time and decisions.…

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

 

Mr.Aranganathan

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)

Adyar

Chennai 600020

Ph: 24915047

 

Ms.

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.…

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.…

Aishwaryam – Assisted Living retirement community

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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.…

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.