Creating Aged Friendly Community Living in an Urban Environment
It has been predicted that by 2030 two-thirds of the world’s population will live in our cities and recent OECD figures have shown that cities are currently home to 43.2% of the 65+ aged group. With an ever increasing ageing population in Australia, it has become essential for stakeholders from across the sector to consider the development opportunities for retirement villages and aged care assets that are designed to meet the future needs of ageing Australians in urban areas.
This presentation from Australian Healhcare Week 2017 by Simon Schrapel Chief Executive, Uniting Communities explores Uniting Communities 18-level tower build in central Adelaide that combines independent living with supported and short-term accommodation above several floors of retail and community facilities.
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