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Recommendation for Old Aged / Assisted Living Home in and around Chennai

#1
Dear All,
I am looking for recommendations of good old age homes in and around Chennai for my Mother who cannot walk and is wheelchair bound and requires assistance...

Requirements:
Vegetarian (Conducive for Brahmins)
Hygienic
Cost Affordable

Thanks, a lot.

-Ramki S
 
#2
Firstly Sending parents to the Old age home itself is a crime in my Opinion, But I cannot assume your situation & pass on the simple comments. In General I have seen men, who stuck between heart & body comfort, after marriage take more parent seriously & get rid of them. They forget how their mother taken care when they were kids having done so many mischievous things or created problems. This word parent should not be limited only to birth parents but to the parent in law also, for whom there is no any kids other than your spouse,

But This cannot be implemented in some situation, believe yours is also a special case. You can check the following, Some of them are for normal / healthy people only. Have a check before taking final decision, But do remember that the admission to the Old age home will reduce about 5 years of your patent life due to psychological impact.


http://www.anandamoldagehome.org/

http://www.ashramfoundation.org/

http://www.manithaneyaoldagehome.org/

http://www.svhomeforaged.com/

http://www.aarathy.org/res/otherhomes.

Hare Krishna
 

tbs

Well-known member
#4
hi
i had bitter experiences of old age home near chennai for my mother....i got my balance after two years of my
mother's death recently...so i never recommend...money is the ONLY CRITERIA FOR ANY OLD AGE HOME..
NOT THE SERVICE ORIENTED...
 
#5
It is the influence of the Western culture filtering into our culture. Nowadays, most of the children are overseas and earning well. Parents do not feel comfortable living in a foreign country as they have limited activities, mobility and depend on their children for everything. They do not seem to have an independent life and miss out on their normal routine - like meeting up with their friends, going to temple and other social activities. They prefer to stay on their own and hesitant to move in with their children. This is the reason for the mushroom of senior / old age homes everywhere. How many of them are service oriented and how affordable they are needs to be investigated by the person concerned. It is a heartache to think about the lonely life at the twilight years.
 
#6
Dear All,
I am looking for recommendations of good old age homes in and around Chennai for my Mother who cannot walk and is wheelchair bound and requires assistance...

Requirements:
Vegetarian (Conducive for Brahmins)
Hygienic
Cost Affordable

Thanks, a lot.

-Ramki S
Dear Sri Ramki,
Pl try contacting Sri Rajagopal- trustee of old age home at Pandithamedu ( close to Mahabalipuram on OMR) managed by Sankara Matam---ph--9345307037. Perhaps this would meet your requirements.
We, from SatyaSai Seva orgn chennai visit this place every month with medical doctors & medicines to address their needs.
V Ganeshan --9962524611
 
#7
To say that "Sending parents to the Old age home itself is a crime" is itself heinously criminal.

Such vilification should not be spouted till one has carefully assessed the deleterious and derelict situation in most homes today when husband and wife have both to go out from 6 am to 8 pm on most days to bring in enough to meet their own needs, let alone upbringing and educating their children. The heart-rending choice might well be - care for the chldren and their future or care for the aged and ill parent(s)?

The underlying assumption of the vilifier is apparently that all homes for the elderly are, without exception, living hells and places of abandonment. Not at all so.

For example, I have seen in Coimbatore homes for the aged with every reasonable amenity, including Brahmin-cooked vegetarian food, wheelchair and medical care, ample companionship and entertainment facilities not available (or dreamable) in private households. These might well come at a price, but not extortious or disproportionate to the benefits, short-term and long-term.

S Narayanaswamy Iyer
 
#8
Noted only just now the "vilifier" 's departing scorpion-like sting:

do remember that the admission to the Old age home will reduce about 5 years of your patent life due to psychological impact. e
Let me assume that by the ungrammatical "your patent life" is meant "your parent's life".

The prognosticator's evil prediction should, in my view, be totally discounted and ignored. How qualified, how trained, how experienced, is the great seer, in matters of occult foretelling? On what actual, provable, recorded facts is his weird omen based?

S Narayanaswamy Iyer
 
#9
Hi All,
Thanks for your response...
I have situated my Mother for now at Nandhini Home @ Kottivakkam...
This is more like an alternate home (home away from home at this time... So far things are okay at this point... I am staying in touch with her every day...
Will see how it goes...

Thanks.
 
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#10
Firstly Sending parents to the Old age home itself is a crime in my Opinion
No offense... But, sitting outside and passing judgments is easy!!! (Which is what most people do)... Your opinion is condescending and unempathetic and smirks of unwarranted convictions and bias .. What you are doing is so typical of most people who wouldn't understand until it happens to them...

Anyway, thanks for the list... I saw 30+ homes in and around Chennai before deciding on one...
 

tbs

Well-known member
#13
Hi All,
Thanks for your response...
I have situated my Mother for now at Nandhini Home @ Kottivakkam...
This is more like an alternate home (home away from home at this time... So far things are okay at this point... I am staying in touch with her every day...
Will see how it goes...

Thanks.
hi

i kinow nandhini home....very close to my home in thiruvanmiyur...but im not happy with them... just my

personal opinion...
 
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