‘Jashn’ – India’s largest senior citizen sports, cultural festival

India’s Largest Senior Citizen Sports and Cultural festival – JASHN 2016, will kick off on Saturday 15th – October in Lavasa with an underline theme of “High on Life”. The two day event will witness participation of seniors from Ashiana’s five senior living communities namely Utsav Bhiwadi, Nirmay Bhiwadi, Utsav Jaipur, Shubham Chennai and Utsav … Read more‘Jashn’ – India’s largest senior citizen sports, cultural festival

The old serve the young

In a role reversal, a few seniors in Besant Nagar are caring for youngsters. L. KANTHIMATHI on their initiatives in The Hindu. We tend to picture senior citizens as helpless and leaning heavily on others. And therefore, we are surprised when we see them serve people considerably younger than themselves. And I should admit I … Read moreThe old serve the young

Advice From a 101 Year Old Doctor

Dr Shigeaki Hinohara is one of the world’s longest-serving physicians and educators. Since 1941 he has been healing patients at St. Luke’s International Hospital in Tokyo and teaching at St. Luke’s College of Nursing. After World War II, he envisioned a world-class hospital and college springing from the ruins of Tokyo; thanks to his pioneering … Read moreAdvice From a 101 Year Old Doctor

Tamae Watanabe(73) – Oldest person to conquer Mt. Everest

On 19th May 2012, Tamae Watanable, at the age of 73, conquered Mt. Everest and became the oldest person to reach the top of the highest peak in the world.  She bettered her own record set 10 years earlier. Tamae Watanabe reached Everest’s 8,850-meter-high (29,035-foot-high) summit from the northern side of the mountain in Tibet … Read moreTamae Watanabe(73) – Oldest person to conquer Mt. Everest