In short, yes. I enjoy the easy camaraderie amongst my fellow-residents. It is indeed a pleasant experience to be with people of your own generation.
There is no embarrassment about partial deafness, limping legs or bending back.
One may happily confess to one’s dentures. Away from the eyes of censuring relatives, we find most of us shedding our inhibitions and participating in activities with gusto.
We may burst into an old Tamil or Hindi film song. Indeed, we stage small plays, or a small group may organise a religious activity.
My husband, given to more solitary pursuits, looks at the new liberated me with wonder and continues with his task of editing our monthly newsletter." ...
The pleasures, and pinpricks, of life in a home for seniors - The Hindu