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Member Rabeya Khanom on traffic jams, squirrels and life in America!

“When we are all together I feel strong. Alone I cannot go even one block. But together with so many people I can go ten blocks also.” India Home interviewed* member Rabeya Khanom, 67, who came to America from Bangladesh in 2002 and has been a member of India Home’s Desi Senior Center since 2014. On her life in Bangladesh:…

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India Home goes to Amish country!

It’s Fall! The leaves are turning orange, red and gold and there’s apples and pumpkins spilling out onto the sidewalks. To celebrate the beginning of Fall, India Home took a day trip to Amish Farm and House in Pennysylvania’s Lancaster country. The mood was festive as 52 seniors and staff set off early by bus for a drive through the vibrant…

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Still dancing after all these years: India Home celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi at Rubin Museum

Ganesh Chaturti is a special festival in India dedicated to Ganesha- the beloved Elephant headed god. Hindus all over the world worship the deity as the lord of beginnings and the remover of obstacles. The lovely ladies of IndiaHome Inc. presented a vibrant program of dance, music and ritual at the Rubin Museum’s Himalayan Heritage Meet-Up earlier this month….

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Desi Senior Center has opened!

India Home has partnered with Jamaica Muslim Center and several local officials to open a brand-new Desi Senior Center. Launched on December 1st, the center already sees over 100 seniors each day, a highly diverse group of people. This is now the largest three day single site for South Asian seniors, providing a very necessary service to a large…

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India Home Celebrates Deepavali

Diwali is one of the most important holidays of the year for many South Asians – and India Home seniors are no exception! The Festival of Lights, which is also often considered the start of a new year, happened on October 23rd this year, and our members have been celebrating it with song, dance, food and friends over the…

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