‘Ageing in neighbourhood’: what seniors want instead of retirement villages and how to achieve it
As we age, most people prefer to stay in their own homes and communities instead of moving to retirement villages. Some have gone so far as to say retirement villages have had their day. What’s needed instead is adaptable housing and neighbourhoods to help people as they move through life’s stages. Are the days of the retirement village numbered?
Planning Neighbourhoods for all Ages and Abilities: A Multi-generational Perspective
Taking a more integrated approach to planning our neighbourhoods for the continuum of inhabitants’ ages and abilities makes sense given our current and future population composition. Seldom are the built environment requirements of diverse groups (e.g. children, seniors, and people with disability) synthesised, resulting in often unfriendly and exclusionary neighbourhoods.
Infill Development for Older Australians in South East Queensland An Analysis of the Preferences of Older People in the Urban Environment
This research aimed to identify liveable, affordable and sustainable ways to accommodate older people in communities that are becoming more densely populated.