Medical help, security at the push of a button, a spa, a golf course and even spirituality.… Such safe and luxurious housing for the elderly is coming up, perhaps for the first time in India, targeting in particular the parents of NRIs.
The first such neighbourhood under the Impact Senior Living Estates (ISLE) will be established at Amritsar in the next two years, keeping in mind the predicament of NRIs who constantly worry about their aged or ailing kin back home.
Located close to the Golden Temple, the colony will mainly target Sikhs who would like to spend the last years of their lives close to a religious place.
Vinay Singhal, director of the project, said such housing projects were already there in Britain and Canada, but India was yet to explore such retirement options for the elderly.
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