Why Housing The Homeless In The Age Of Covid-19 Is Essential

This US opinion piece argues the case for housing homeless people in currently empty facilities, as a way of limiting the spread of the virus.. Homeless people tend to have higher rates of the kinds of chronic conditions that make severe illness with SARS-CoV2—and the need for greater medical resources—more likely.

Waiting For The End In Japan's Terminal Villages

Japan has the oldest population of any developed country today. One in four people are aged 65 or over. This aging crisis has affected almost all aspects of life, but perhaps no consequence is more symbolic of this difficult era than that of the terminal village. There are thousands of these villages—or rather technically, hamlets—dotting the Japanese countryside.

How Will Housing for Older Adults Change?

This US article looks at the three major trends driving the future of housing: changing demographics and related psychographics, a shift in health care from fee-for-service to more values-based models and accelerating advances in technology.

Aging in the 'Right' Place

Older US adults consistently report a desire to stay in their current homes as they age, which has given rise to the phrase “aging in place.” Indeed, an AARP survey in 2014 found that 88% of those 65 and older agreed that they would like to stay in their homes as long as possible. There are good reasons to stay in one's own home, but, there are also many reasons that it may not be the best o

An Important Trial for Senior Housing in Hong Kong

For such a sophisticated and well developed real estate market, Hong Kong lacks one particular type of asset that most other mature urban areas have at ready supply: dedicated senior housing.
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