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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Clinical research trial for Alzheimer’s medication

research-matrix-150x150SAN FRANCISCO: The Canterbury Geriatric Medical Research Trust (CGMRT) is one of six Australasian sites tackling early memory loss by trialling a new investigational medication that could help slow the progression of the disease.

Specialist Physician, Dr Nigel Gilchrist, who runs CGMRT is excited about the Read More »

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Seniors housing developers compete for Global Award


The eighth entry for the seniors housing Global Awards 2017 has been received.

An open house showcasing the proposed redevelopment of the Bethany Cochrane site was well-attended and met with enthusiasm, according to society president and CEO Jennifer McCue.

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Team sent to investigate floating housing for seniors concept

s2LOS ANGELES: A not-for-profit has assembled a team to research the viability of water based affordable housing for seniors.

A Danish developer has come up with a solution that can be docked right in the centre of Copenhagen Harbour.

Made up of nine disused shipping containers, Read More »

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