Aged care compounds becoming soft crime targets

crimeHOUSTON: 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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Statins may protect from Alzheimer’s

SYDNEY: Cholesterol-lowering drugs taken by millions of Australians might protect against Alzheimer’s disease, a large study suggests.

A new analysis of 400,000 Americans who took statins during a two-year period found that for many people, the higher their use, the lower their risk of Alzheimer’s Read More »

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Seniors housing developers compete for Global Award


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

Robin Snell and Partners has won the go-ahead for this 44-flat almshouse scheme in St John’s Wood, London.

the project, which will provide homes for Westminster residents who cannot afford their Read More »

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

DALLAS: 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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