Duo helps China prepare for giant wave of senior citizens

dt.common.streams.StreamServerMADRID: It makes for a pretty good tale why two guys who run a conspicuously lively old-folks residence suddenly know so much about China’s struggle with its fairly new challenge to provide institutional housing and health care to tens of millions of its seniors.

Tony Read More »

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Age care compounds becoming soft crime targets

crimeVALENCIA: Retirement villages and care 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 »

Posted in News | Tagged | Leave a comment

Losing weight in middle age could herald dementia

weight-loss-scaleMADRID: Losing weight in middle age could be a sign that dementia is on the way, a new study suggests.

Scientists found that people who shed pounds between midlife and their 70s were more likely to develop mild cognitive impairment (MCI) which causes memory and Read More »

Posted in News | Tagged | Leave a comment

Seniors housing developers compete for Global Award

trophy1MADRID: The eighty-third entry for the seniors housing Global Awards 2016 has been received.

A site plan has been submitted by Colorado-based Balfour Senior Living for an upscale independent and assisted living community for seniors.

Plans call for 154 independent, assisted and memory care units Read More »

Posted in News | Tagged | Leave a comment