A long-vacant site in Hanover Park is set to become the Chicago area's first retirement community focused on Indian-Americans, with the first few of a planned 55 townhomes to be unveiled at an event Oct. Verandah Retirement Community, on an acre parcel on Irving Park Road that has been vacant since a Menards home-improvement store closed a decade ago, also will include 75 condominiums and a clubhouse for all residents, said Anuja Gupta, general partner of the development firm, Aman Living, based in south suburban Frankfort. Eleven of the 55 townhouses are sold, she said, and the first will be ready for occupancy in March.
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Ram and Geeta Chandran had always planned to move into a senior community after they retired. Then they came across an online ad for ShantiNiketana planned plus community in Tavares, Fla. The Chandrans, who had emigrated from India infound the prospect of aging with others from their home country appealing.
With the immigration of Indians to America over the past several decades, it follows that the first Indian American retirement community is thriving — and the reason why more cultural specific senior living communities are on the way. Learn more. In fact, Indian Americans comprise Census Bureau states that the Indian population in the U.
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For newer Americans, especially those from non-Western societies, the very idea often clashes with cultural expectations. That's why the success of senior living options in Seattle, Washington, specifically geared for Chinese elders, might come as a surprise. But the developers say, the demand for this housing reflects changing attitudes among Asian immigrant families about how to give and receive care in old age.
These communities break from traditional custom that parents and children live together. Her daughters started exploring the idea of a traditional senior retirement community, but were having trouble finding an American community they thought their mother would fit into. In July, RaoRane, 70, moved into Priya Living, an affinity-living community, meaning it caters to people with similar interests, such as yoga and meditation.
As one gets older there can be a longing for the smells, sounds and tastes of the worlds in which we first became ourselves. There is a parallel between the immigrant experience and the experience of aging. But what if you are a migrant through both time and place -- an immigrant growing old in America?
When Indian American businessman Iggy Ignatius began to think about retirement, he first thought he would return to India where he was born. However, after spending most of his adult years studying, living, and working in America, plus the fact that his children and grandchildren were all in the U. So he created ShantiNiketan Retirement Resorts, the first Indian American retirement community in America, an increasingly popular concept among Asian American professionals nearing retirement age. Many residents in ShantiNiketan Florida have tried the routine of going to India every year for months and given up.