Apartments Could Be Death Traps for Elderly in Heatwaves
In the European heat wave of 2003, 14,802 excess fatalities were recorded in France alone as temperatures rose above 37 degrees Celsius for seven consecutive days.
Australia’s Retirement Village Industry Under Siege
In any form of real-estate, the public airing of storiess where residents get back just $94,000 from an initial outlay of $250,000 cause a stir.
Newfoundland Construction Workforce to be ‘Significantly Reduced’
A Canada-wide, industry-led organization is forecasting construction workforce challenges in the coming years in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Construction and its Multi-generational Workforce
It’s no secret that people are living and working longer and the days of two to three generations making up a workforce will be a thing...
Is Planning Failing the Housing Needs of Seniors?
Our ageing society is going to put significant pressure on our ability to meet the demands of the senior cohort as the years roll on.
How Do We Design Cities for the Third Age?
Not everyone wants a sea or tree change in retirement. An increasing number of people are deciding to stay put in the cities they know...
Seniors-Focused Exercise Parks Could Be The Answer To Healthier Ageing
A new report by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has been released which reveals the most common causes of injury in 2012-13 were...
Looming Seniors’ Housing Crisis: Report
Australia will face a seniors’ housing crisis without “urgent change” to state and local planning systems to enable the development of more retirement villages, according to...
Millers Point sell off fund Seniors Accommodations
Proceeds from the NSW government's multimillion-dollar Millers Point public housing sell-off is being used to build dwellings for pensioners in Sydney's southwest.
Private Equity Firm Buying Up Retirement Assets
Blackstone Group LP has bought Lendlease Group's portfolio of five retirement villages in New Zealand for an undisclosed sum.