Boomerang children and extended working lives combine to reduce retirement housing market

HONG KONG: There are two merging trends which are washing out growth in the integrated retirement village market.
Record house prices and low wages are leaving millions of young people growing old in their childhood bedrooms.
The second trend is the ‘abandonment of retirement.’ Over Read More »

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Boomers “volunteerism” set to take over ‘end of life’ care sector

XI’AN: Baby boomer volunteerism is increasingly taking over the ‘end of life’ care sector in western economies.
The space has been vacated by traditional care organisations which have failed to gravitate beyond medical outcomes, councils and governments for whom, sensitivity is beyond their collective comprehension, Read More »

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New retirement resort to target over 50s markets

SHENZHEN: A hotelier is to target the over 50s in the UK and Australasia to underpin a proposed retirement resort development on Lombok.

The lower land costs from Bali, will enable price entry points at half the cost of an Australasian retirement village. Read More »

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New community care model to be market tested

CHONGQING: A new community care model has been devised by a group of social care providers, doctors and healthcare consultants.

Once a patient has been referred to the charity by a GP or district nurse, a “guided conversation” is instigated, in which Read More »

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