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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »