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Senior Co-Living at India Home

Written by: Sumi Sarkar In a heartwarming celebration of togetherness, India Home proudly inaugurated its senior co-living space on January 16th, 2024.   Esteemed guests, including President of the Borough of Queens, Donovan Richards Jr., graced a momentous ribbon-cutting ceremony.            This initiative redefines the concept of elderly care, offering a haven that resonates with the warmth and comfort of…

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In California or in New York–immigrant seniors have the same dreams and needs

The Indian elders gathered around the seminar table in the conference room at Fremont City’s Human Services office were retired engineers and accountants. Many had spent over 20 years in America. Some lived with their children and some didn’t. All of them loved the wide roads in their county, the considerate drivers who drove the buses they took…

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A Fashion-and-Talent Show at India Home’s Sunnyside Center

They wore saris with sequins, salwar kameezes with gold trim and blouses with mirror work. One member wore a cap like a famous yester-year Bollywood star. Another lady wore a costume from the state of Rajastan in India. Most of our members at India Home’s Sunnyside facility are immigrants from India and on Monday, September 19, a spectrum of fabrics,…

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India Abroad features India Home in a cover story! Plus we’re on Huffington Post!

India Home becomes the cover story in India Abroad! India Abroad is the oldest newspaper aimed at the Indian diaspora in America and is both a print publication and online site. Recently they published a special edition on seniors and gave prominent place to a long cover feature on India Home. An excerpt: Talk to the seniors at India…

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India Home’s 98 year old member on witnessing history

In this regular feature we interview our seniors for insights into the life they’ve lived. This month we talked to Mr. T.D. Chawla. T.D. Chawla is 98 years old. Yes, two years short of a century. He has experienced some of the great historical events of the past years : the British Raj, the Partition of the Indian sub-continent, the World…

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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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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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