What are the most rewarding aspects of retiring in India?
We asked retirees what they find the most rewarding about retiring in India. They wrote...
"Retiring in India can be an incredibly rewarding experience. After a lifetime of hard work and dedication, one can appreciate the peace, cultural richness, and relaxed pace of life that India has to offer. The culture provides a safe and welcoming environment for retirees to explore and reconnect with their heritage. Many retirees in India also take advantage of the country’s healthcare and medical wellness facilities, all of which focus on promoting holistic, preventative care. Of course, the most rewarding aspect of retiring in India is being able to spend time with family, friends and other loved ones, creating memories that will last a lifetime," explained one expat living in India.
- What should I pack when moving to India?
- Where should I setup a bank account in India?
- Will I be able to find a job in India?
- What is life like in India?
- What do expats in India appreciate most about the local culture?
- What do expats find most challenging?
- Is there a lot of crime in India?
- Is there a lot of diversity? Are people in India accepting of differences?
- What are the schools in India like?
- What are healthcare services like in India?
- What are medical services in India like?
- Are healthcare and health insurance expensive in India?
- What are emergency services like in India?
- Will I need to travel to see a specialist?
- Are common prescription medications available in India?
- How are local medical facilities in India?
- As a foreigner living in India, will I have access to public healthcare? What is it like?
- What have your experiences during the pandemic with the local healthcare system been like?
What are the most rewarding aspects of retiring in India?If you live in India, newcomers to India would love to hear your answer to this question.
About the Author
Betsy Burlingame is the Founder and President of Expat Exchange and is one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Prior to Expat Exchange, Betsy worked at AT&T in International and Mass Market Marketing. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in International Business and German.
Some of Betsy's articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Portugal, 7 Best Places to Live in Panama and 12 Things to Know Before Moving to the Dominican Republic. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.