The future of care: Assisted living

“Eimear O’Hagan investigates the new breed of age-exclusive developments that are giving retirees an exciting alternative to the traditional nursing home.”

“…the UK is seeing a shift away from traditional care options towards “assisted living”, with “age-exclusive” residential developments springing up across the country. These offer 24/7 support while preserving independence and control of one’s affairs.”

So what exactly is assisted living?

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Liberty House in Raynes Park, London, offers assisted living with a roof terrace

Put simply, it’s a property you own, situated within a purpose-built, secure community, with social outlets and support available when or if you need it—a choice beyond the traditional care home.

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