Boomers will pay for services because they value time

time-1NEW DELHI: Time-poor households are outsourcing tasks in record numbers, giving rise to a new economic sector dubbed the “gig economy”.

Nannies, cleaners and gardeners who were once the domain of upper-class households are now a mainstay in middle and lower income families.

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Aged care compounds becoming soft crime targets

crimeCHENNAI: 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 »

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Research finds that ultrasound slows brain ageing

research-matrix-150x150CHANDIGADH: Treatment with scanning ultrasound has already been proven to reverse Alzheimer’s disease in mice, and now it appears it could also slow down ageing in healthy brains, according to University of Queensland research.

The research is the latest work from Professor Jürgen Götz’s lab Read More »

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Seniors housing developers compete for Global Award

trophyMUMBAI: The five hundred and eightieth entry for the seniors housing Global Awards 2016 has been received.

Traditional assisted living and skilled nursing models don’t fit everyone’s needs. This was the consensus of management at The Springs at Monarch Landing. “We were increasingly finding that Read More »

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