Queensland University of Technology

Practice Mining for the Development of Sustainable Retirement Villages in Australia

Sustainable development has been widely accepted as a way of understanding the relationship of humanity with nature and between people. Since the community is the basic unit of sustainable living, sustainable practices need to be incorporated into their developments.

Providing a sustainable living environment in not-for-profit retirement villages: A case study in Australia

In Australia, 40.1 per cent of retirement villages are not-for-profit. Not-for-profit developers face more challenges than private developers mainly because sustainable retirement villages need more financial resources, which is challenging for not-for-profit developers given their limited financial means.

Coping With Change: Comparing The Retirement Housing Decisions Of Older People.

As they age, older people are likely to spend significantly more time in their homes. Therefore the immediate surroundings and proximate environments play a vital role in how the older person adapts and copes with changes that occur with advancing age.
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