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Retirement property needs start to grab the headlines

At last we are starting to see some exposure in the media for retirement property provision and the growing need for more focus to be given to private retirement property as…

A call for more retirement homes in rural locations

“More villages in rural areas, or closer to the seaside, and some larger properties too, if possible.”

This was part of the survey feedback from subscribers to one of our recent 
e-newsletters.
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‘Jamie Oliver’ food campaign unnecessary in our retirement care homes

I found myself getting a little hot under the collar when I read about the initiative being introduced by a Bristol care home charity to improve standard of meals within care…

Chancellor misses a trick in his Autumn Statement

Retirement Villages’ trade body, ARCO, the Associated Retirement Community Operators, says the Chancellor missed a trick in his Autumn Statement when it came to provision of UK retirement property.

Responding to…

The ‘grey’ voice is getting heard – at last

Is the ‘grey’ voice growing or is it just me? Has the UK woken up to the fact at long last that the population of the British Isles is becoming more…

The UK should be ashamed of chronically lonely headlines

It makes me extremely sad to read the BBC’s report on Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt’s speech about loneliness in Britain.The fact that five million people say the TV is…

Bungalows are not the complete answer to retirement property

Communities secretary Eric Pickles has called upon local authorities to build more bungalows to stem the need for more elderly housing in the years ahead. His words have hit the headlines…

Why older people are so reluctant to downsize

It’s understandable that as people get older, remaining in the family home becomes a natural expectation. The thought of downsizing isn’t such an attractive option – even the word itself sounds…

Our grandchildren and their children expect to retire at 65 – but is this realistic?

A retirement report published by insurance company Aegon at the end of July makes for uneasy, albeit realistic reading. The report says 30% of under 24s plan to give up work…

Good activity co-ordinators are an essential part of good care homes

A good activities co-ordinator is a vital resource for any care home provider committed to delivering a good quality of life to their residents, according to the English Community Care Association…

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