beautifulyears.com/ Agents of Memory: Monet House, Kondhwa, Pune

Mission Monet House. It takes me less than 5 minutes to locate the spot where Epoch’s Assisted Living facility is centrally located in Kondhwa, Pune. I expect a cottage because, well it’s a ‘house’. To my pleasant surprise, I find myself gaping at a high-rise building instead within a secure, posh and gated society.

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silvertalkies.com/ Moving my Mom: Settling your Parent into Assisted Living

Sunil Vishwanath and wife Sangeetha EG first registered something amiss with his mother Lakshmi Vishwanath five years ago. She constantly fought with her husband. Their loyal domestic worker noticed contradictory behaviour. But the family wasn’t ready to listen.

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beautifulyears.com/ Ashiana Utsav Lavasa: A secluded, tranquil space of your own

The enviable views of Lavasa hills are hard to miss while travelling to retirement village Ashiana Utsav in Lavasa. I am here to see if it will live up to its promise of being a pollution-free and organised senior living space with modern facilities and high quality services.

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beautifulyears.com/ Sharing the care of the elderly

When Debashree Chowdhury, 65, suffered a stroke in Calcutta, she was lucky her domestic help was around and able to call for an ambulance. She also informed her sister, who reached the hospital within half an hour. Daughter Jayashree, 35, flew down from Bangalore within a few hours and handled the required formalities for her mother’s treatment.

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