Seniors housing developers compete for Global Award

NEW YORK: The twenty fifth entry for the seniors housing Global Awards 2017 has been received.

Capital One has provided a $14.4 million HUD 221 fixed-rate construction and permanent loan for Sterling at Candler Village, an affordable senior housing community in Decatur, Ga. The 170-unit community Read More »

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‘Household’ model will bring family-style long-term care

NEW YORK: Maine, with the oldest population of all the 50 states, is home to dozens of assisted living centers and residential nursing institutions. Now, thanks to a major gift from a Waterville couple, one of the state’s largest and oldest senior care facilities promises to Read More »

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Aged care compounds becoming soft crime targets

HOUSTON: Retirement communities and skilled nursing 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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Dead-simple UBC app pushes people to walk for dementia research

VANCOUVER: A new app developed at the University of British Columbia is encouraging people to get up and walk — and help with health research at the same time.

“Walk 10 Blocks” pushes adults to walk about a kilometre every day. By registering on the Read More »

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