As senior citizens gear up to sportingly play the second innings of their lives, they sometimes find themselves dealing the challenges of life alone. What can they do under such circumstances is be in touch with some of amazing senior citizen groups and programs being run throughout the city. These senior citizen groups and homes not only helps the elderly find the good company of friends but also keeps them rejuvenated and engaged with recreational activities, health seminars, spas and other programs.
If you too are on the lookout to find something interesting your grandparents or parents can do in their spare time, have a look at the below organizations.
The Senior Citizen’s Club, Noida
Inaugurated on April 24, 2014, the senior citizen’s club has been started as a dream project of RWA President Pyare Lal Yadav of Sector 30, Noida. The club is believed to be one of its first kind huge senior citizen club with an area of 1,500 sq ft. There are three rooms; for yoga, recreation and library where senior citizens can spend a sound healthy and peaceful lifestyle. The library is compiled with religious, philosophy, story books and various kinds of magazine and newspapers. Well maintained with ample sitting arrangements, up-to date furniture and other recreational activities, the senior citizen’s club Noida is a fabulous place for the seniors to be at.
Location: Elderly Club, Near Community center, Sector 32, Noida
Humjoli: A fun loving senior citizen group, Noida
There are currently 105 senior citizen members enrolled at Humjoli for now which is a social group that connects each other every second Wednesday of the month in Shivaji park, Jalvayu Vihar, Noida. The group exists as informal support group founded by Meena Vohra who herself is a ceramic artist.
The group stays social on WhatsApp supports each other on various causes. The group is always brimming and smiling as they play games, do fun activities, gatherings, discussions on social issues, celebrate festivals, dance, and show their talents, social work and what not!
Location: Shivaji Park, Jalvayu Vihar, Noida
Lions Club (International Association of Lions Club)
The Lion Club caters not just to senior citizens but also to the poor villagers, handicapped, uncared patients and others. However, recently they have done a lot for senior citizens by providing their senior members with health checkups, medication, old age homes, and helping with seminars and medical consultations. The volunteers at the club take care of old citizens, and various events and activities are organized for time to time for their benefit.
Location: Near Community Center, Sec-12, Noida
The Golden Estate: Senior Citizen Residential and Space
Golden Estate is a special residential and lifestyle space for Senior citizens who want to drive their second innings of life towards a new direction. The golden estate is facilitated by residential units with high-end amenities and preferences, 24 hours medical support, personal care and assistance, social senior citizen groups and activities and security. One can choose from the various types of stay like a short stay, long stay or personal assistance. The club is not exactly a residential society but it is a close community of senior citizens restoring life with socialization, high-standard living, and recreational activities.
Location: B-3, Central Greens, Near B.K Hospital Chowk, NIIT, Faridabad (Main Centre)/ Noida, sector 18
Senior Citizen Society, Ghaziabad
Senior Citizen Society is not just an old age home or senior citizen welfare association but also an active non-profit organization initiating and regulating senior citizen rights and issues. They have meetings, seminars, and gatherings discussing the concerns of senior citizens issues, laws, health problems and other essential matters.
Location: Shop No.S12/G71, S.M. Mall, Block A, Shalimar Garden Extension II, Ghaziabad