On a balmy Saturday afternoon, the clubhouse of Antara in Dehradun reverberates with boisterous chatter and laughter. The elderly crowd is enjoying a cheat day—they can eat and drink whatever they like. On the horizon, verdure cloaks the foothills of the Himalayas. Birdsong and the chirping of crickets suffuse the air. Antara, the property’s website declares, is “a beautifully designed community for the progressive few who believe age is just a number.” Many Indian elderly citizens abide by this dictum and consider the term ‘old-age home’ passe. For them, the correct appellation would be senior living homes.