Indian Nursing Home - Alameda Center
The Alameda Nursing home in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, has
dedicated an entire floor to the care of Indian elderly.
The patients are all Indian, the staff is Indian, and the vegetarian
food, entertainment, and other surroundings are all Indian.
While it is a very painful decision to have to put one's parents
in a nursing home, it can be even more difficult for those
of our culture. For those who have no choice and need 24 hour
medical care for their loved ones, the Alameda Center offers
some degree of comfort. The idea was originated by Dr. Mukund
Thakar in 2005, and seems to be the only one of its kind in the