Multi-generational adoptive communities emerging as one of ten new over 50s housing trends

SEATTLE: There was a time when community meant more than same/same houses with manicured lawns. Children not only responded to parents but their neighbors too. A helpful neighbor was always just a phone call or a few yards away.

Recreating that sense of community is Read More »

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New over 50s affordable housing model

NEW YORK: A pilot project is evaluating a new approach to affordable house building where developers would attract a mix of private rental and general needs customers to a scheme to deliver an agreed total income.

Using this flexible model, in times when the housing Read More »

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Trend towards pocket size community pods

MIAMI: A trend towards pocket-style community design within Integrated Retirement Villages and Continuous Care Retirement Communities (CCRC) is now emerging.

The “pocket design principles” will be the second of ten new trends canvassed at a seminar to be held in Toronto on 24th Read More »

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Care compounds elevating health/life risks?

SAN FRANCISCO: The traditional argument for transitioning into retirement communities and skilled nursing homes is that it is a safer, more secure environment than living independently at home.

But an increasing body of evidence is emerging that suggests that care compounds bring enhanced risk to life. Read More »

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