…ington was wrong. His utopia did not come about by the year 2000. And it hasn’t come about yet. But it sounds like a good paradigm for a senior community in the year 2030. One built on the model of, say, Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in the Berkshires (only with a nursing staff, just in case). Ah, get up in the morning, a stroll on the grounds, even with cane or walker or wheelchair. Meditation, then breakfast in the sunny dining room with like-minded individuals. A buffet with whole grains, just-hatched eggs, fresh fruit. Yoga. Swimming in the heated pool — even if I have to be lowered into the water by hydraulic lift. Gardening and art. A music jam, of course.
Ellen M. Shapiro