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 counter Read More »

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Study finds potential link between stress hormone and speed of decline

BOSTON: New research has found a possible link between an increase in levels of the stress hormone cortisol and the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.

Researchers from Edith Cowan University in Perth measured the cortisol level and memory function of 416 healthy adults over six Read More »

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Seniors housing developers compete for Global Award


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

HWKN’s age-focused projects include Skyler – a concept for 600 residential units, including micro studios, pooled apartments and duplexes

Hollwich said that WeLive – a co-living brand that HWKN is collaborating Read More »

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Country pubs revived as first-timers buy local watering holes to keep towns alive

PHOENIX: Faced with the prospect of a town with no beer, residents in several regional New South Wales towns have banded together to buy their local pub.

Industry commentators are seeing a rise in the number of first-time owners entering the pub trade.

Increasingly, it Read More »

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