Co-housing because everyone needs good neighbours

neighboursMELBOURNE: The “broken Australian housing model” has pushed a group of Melburnians to start their own housing project, an initiative that has led to conversations with property developer Lendlease.

Urban Coup, a community initiative made up of 30 households ranging from first home buyers to Read More »

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Age care compounds becoming soft crime targets

crime LIVERPOOL: Retirement villages and care homes imply a level of elevated safety in their commercial pitch to prospective customers.

But evidence is mounting that age-apartheid compounds are increasingly becoming soft crime targets and the care sector is trashing its reputation by doing nothing to effectively Read More »

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Depression in old age may be linked to dementia

depressionLEEDS: Researchers from Erasmus Medical Centre in the Netherlands found that older people who developed increasingly worse depression were more likely to develop dementia, according to a new study.

Researchers examined 3,325 people older than 55, who had been followed as part of a population Read More »

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Seniors housing developers compete for Global Award

trophy LONDON: The two hundred and sixty-eighth entry for the seniors housing Global Awards 2016 has been received.

Retirement and hospitality will be blended in a new community that recently broke ground in the 118-acre Grove community in Baton Rouge. Developed as a joint venture between Read More »

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