One expects to hear silence instead of giggles in a nursing home, but Del Secreto 13 is a place where laughter and death go hand in hand. The elderly people that inhabit this place joke about not having much time left , about their illnesses and about the loneliness of old age. 
       
     
 Lulu (80) plays with Daisy the dog. The nursery home Secreto 13 houses eight  elders. A sense of community has sprouted, specially because they do not take themselves very seriously. Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/24/2017
       
     
 The elders greet an unexpected visit, Lulu's great granddaughter. Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/25/2017
       
     
 Mary (72) takes a nap before lunch. Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/25/2017
       
     
 Delfina (90) dances Cuban salsa for her husband Fernando (87). They have been married for 60 years. Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/26/2017
       
     
 Lulu (80) breathes during the yoga class. Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/25/2017
       
     
 Mary (72) is the only elder that smokes in Scecreto 13. Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/26/2017
       
     
 Delfina (90) kisses her husband Fernando (87). They have been married for 60 years. Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/26/2017
       
     
 Luciano (77) beats the orange tree with a stick to pick some fruit. Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/27/2017
       
     
 Delfina (90) holds her husband's hand while watching a horror movie. She and Fernando (87) have been married for 60 years. Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/25/2017
       
     
 Fernando (87) reacts to the marihuana ointment. Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/27/2017
       
     
 Luciano (77) sticks out his tongue to Betty (95). Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/25/2017
       
     
 The gardener, Eliseo, left the rake on the grass. Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/26/2017
       
     
 Betty (95) wets her hair before getting a haircut. Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/27/2017
       
     
 Betty (95) rests on her bed before lunch. Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/27/2017
       
     
 One expects to hear silence instead of giggles in a nursing home, but Del Secreto 13 is a place where laughter and death go hand in hand. The elderly people that inhabit this place joke about not having much time left , about their illnesses and about the loneliness of old age. 
       
     

One expects to hear silence instead of giggles in a nursing home, but Del Secreto 13 is a place where laughter and death go hand in hand. The elderly people that inhabit this place joke about not having much time left , about their illnesses and about the loneliness of old age. 

 Lulu (80) plays with Daisy the dog. The nursery home Secreto 13 houses eight  elders. A sense of community has sprouted, specially because they do not take themselves very seriously. Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/24/2017
       
     

Lulu (80) plays with Daisy the dog. The nursery home Secreto 13 houses eight  elders. A sense of community has sprouted, specially because they do not take themselves very seriously. Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/24/2017

 The elders greet an unexpected visit, Lulu's great granddaughter. Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/25/2017
       
     

The elders greet an unexpected visit, Lulu's great granddaughter. Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/25/2017

 Mary (72) takes a nap before lunch. Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/25/2017
       
     

Mary (72) takes a nap before lunch. Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/25/2017

 Delfina (90) dances Cuban salsa for her husband Fernando (87). They have been married for 60 years. Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/26/2017
       
     

Delfina (90) dances Cuban salsa for her husband Fernando (87). They have been married for 60 years. Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/26/2017

 Lulu (80) breathes during the yoga class. Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/25/2017
       
     

Lulu (80) breathes during the yoga class. Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/25/2017

 Mary (72) is the only elder that smokes in Scecreto 13. Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/26/2017
       
     

Mary (72) is the only elder that smokes in Scecreto 13. Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/26/2017

 Delfina (90) kisses her husband Fernando (87). They have been married for 60 years. Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/26/2017
       
     

Delfina (90) kisses her husband Fernando (87). They have been married for 60 years. Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/26/2017

 Luciano (77) beats the orange tree with a stick to pick some fruit. Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/27/2017
       
     

Luciano (77) beats the orange tree with a stick to pick some fruit. Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/27/2017

 Delfina (90) holds her husband's hand while watching a horror movie. She and Fernando (87) have been married for 60 years. Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/25/2017
       
     

Delfina (90) holds her husband's hand while watching a horror movie. She and Fernando (87) have been married for 60 years. Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/25/2017

 Fernando (87) reacts to the marihuana ointment. Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/27/2017
       
     

Fernando (87) reacts to the marihuana ointment. Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/27/2017

 Luciano (77) sticks out his tongue to Betty (95). Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/25/2017
       
     

Luciano (77) sticks out his tongue to Betty (95). Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/25/2017

 The gardener, Eliseo, left the rake on the grass. Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/26/2017
       
     

The gardener, Eliseo, left the rake on the grass. Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/26/2017

 Betty (95) wets her hair before getting a haircut. Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/27/2017
       
     

Betty (95) wets her hair before getting a haircut. Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/27/2017

 Betty (95) rests on her bed before lunch. Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/27/2017
       
     

Betty (95) rests on her bed before lunch. Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, 07/27/2017