Vertical retirement villages: On the up!

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Maarit Heinonen-Smith
Associate Director, IBI Group and Lead for Retirement Living & Senior Care, 08/07/21

Exploring the vertical retirement village concept

Vertical villages combine all current living options available to older people in one large development, often vertically, consisting of 250-300 apartments in one development. They offer the full continuum of accommodation with care, from independent living to extra-care to memory care and full personal care, and invariably provide options to rent or purchase.

Operators offer a selection of ‘care-ready’ studio, one-bed or two-bed apartments, each of which can cater for frailty, mobility and cognitive impairments, supported by a care package tailored to the specific needs of the individual or couple. Support can be added if or when needed, including offering what would, in the UK, require a move into a residential care or nursing home. Read in full at…

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