Resentment for prison architecture in retirement community design

PHILADELPHIA: Legal opposition to a huge retirement community has been strengthened by two architectural heavyweights.

The New Zealand Institute of Architects (NZIA) and civic lobby group Urban Auckland, will be appealing Ryman Healthcare’s successful resource consent to build a 600-bed retirement complex in Devonport.

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Aged care compounds becoming soft crime targets

HOUSTON: 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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Eating vegetable oils could lead to fatigue, migraines and dementia

PHOENIX: In the middle of the 20th century, concerned by the growing heart-attack epidemic, Americans ditched butter and other saturated fats in favor of vegetable oils.

According to Dr. Catherine Shanahan, author of the new book “Deep Nutrition: Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food” (Flatiron Read More »

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Seniors housing developers compete for Global Award

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

A development agreement for a new $30 million nursing home has been approved by Mundelein’s village board.

A drawing of the proposed Transitional Care of Lake County nursing home, which Read More »

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