LM: Paul, tell us more about this new retirement community for Kent.
PH: This is unlike any other retirement and care development in the area. The easiest way to describe it is as a retirement village, but even these vary in what they provide. Emerson Park, which is due to open this summer, will include 42 luxury one- and two-bedroom Retirement Apartments, 5 Service Plus Suites providing assisted living and a care home providing nursing, residential and dementia care. But it’s not just about providing wonderful apartments, Continue reading “Taking Retirement Living to the next level”
We are constantly being told that there is an inadequate supply of family homes, but how many of family houses are currently being lived in by people in their 70’s and 80’s? Around 3.1million people who have paid off their mortgage are in homes where there are two bedrooms for everyone living there while, according to research by estate agents Savills, the over-65s own £1.2trillion of today’s property wealth. Continue reading “Downsizing or rightsizing?”
Burcot Lodge in Bromsgrove, part of The Cinnamon Care Collection group, has been selected as one of three finalists from across the UK for a prestigious design award for newly built care homes for the elderly. Continue reading “Burcot Lodge Top Three Newly Built Care Homes”
Specialist retirement housing developments are becoming far more popular in the UK but we still lag well behind many other countries. In the UK, just 0.5% of the over-65 population live in a retirement community whereas in the USA, New Zealand and Australia over 5% of the over-65’s live in retirement communities*. Continue reading “Finding your perfect retirement property”
Cedar Mews in Birstall, part of the Cinnamon Care Collection group, has won a prestigious award in recognition of being rated by residents and their families as one of the Top 20 care homes in the East Midlands. Continue reading “Cedar Mews Top 20 Care Home East Midlands”
People used to feel that their options narrowed in later life. Growing older meant downsizing from a much-loved family home to something smaller with little or no facilities. Today, with more people living longer than ever before, there’s a brighter alternative. Continue reading “Why Move to a Retirement Community?”
Many of us start thinking about moving to a new home at the start of a new year and with the opening in spring of a brand new luxury retirement village – Emerson Park in Hextable, Kent – those in retirement now have a fantastic offering. Continue reading “New Year – New Home”