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Monthly Archive for: ‘June, 2017’

The Albert Suites – the luxury care experience

With restaurant quality food, chauffeur driven outings and a butler to meet residents’ every wish, the Albert Suites are taking nursing care to new heights Bespoke and personalised care is often aspired to but rarely attained for the aged and nursing sectors; however, a brand new facility called the Albert Suites is setting an unprecedented benchmark in caring for the …

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Fine dining award for retirement village

Soft white napkins, opulent furnishings and mood lighting are not generally images you might conjure of a restaurant in a retirement village However standards are rising. Haut cuisine is now de rigeur and the heat is on to lure foodies who put fine dining high on their menu when choosing a retirement property and want to retire to a good …

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Staff Member Julia Laal As Maria Entertaining Residents Of Moore Place And Children From The Bloo House School 4

Why we prefer old movies

The Sound of Music film is not saying so long or farewell to the hearts of the UK’s older generation according to new research from retirement housing provider Anchor. Report by Ellie O’Donnell New research from Anchor reveals that the 1965 classic The Sound of Music ranks top among the silver screen favourites of the over 55s. And old movies …

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How homesitting can offer retirees adventure

Homesitting has become an attractive option for many women over 65 discovers ELLIE O’DONNELL Women over 65 are opting to become homesitters as 75 per cent of participants in a recent survey revealed. Alan Irvine, Chairman of Homesitters Ltd which conducted the research, explains: “Our research highlights that retired women are relishing being homesitters because it provides the opportunity for a …

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A first-class retirement to suit every lifestyle – Battersea Place

In the last decade, London has witnessed a landmark shift in the proportion of older residents who aspire to retire in the capital While many might once have sought a quieter pace of life in suburbia, there is now a tangible demand for high-end, high specification retirement communities that can adapt to the changing needs of ‘last time buyers’ as …

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Taking advantage of the light midsummer evenings

LOUISE MIDGLEY makes the most of the long balmy evenings to keep her borders in order Watering the hanging baskets, newly planted specimens, tomatoes and cucumbers in the greenhouse has to be my main priority during this ‘Flaming June’ heatwave. However, there’s a multitude of other jobs that need doing, such as tying in climbing clematis stems, deadheading roses and …

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Retire to Winchester and live longer!

A lovely house has come up for sale in the historic city of Winchester declared the best place to live in the UK According to a recent study into quality of life it was found that 96.6 per cent of the residents in Winchester reported being in good or fairly good health compared to a national average of 94.6per cent More good news for the over 55s is …

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Upsize your expectations from just £175,000 on the English Riviera

Renaissance Retirement’s new development of luxury retirement apartments in Paignton, Devon, is 65 per cent sold but there are still many more available Location is at the heart of the company’s one and two bedroom apartments overlooking Victoria Park. Only 10 minutes’ flat walk from the high street and seafront, it will provide luxurious living spaces ideally suited for downsizers looking …

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Contemporary living for over 55s in East London

ELLIE O’DONNELL reports on a new development in Hackney, designed for those who want to retire to a modern home in the capital Quadra, a collection of one-and-two-bedroom apartments is the result of a collaboration between Hanover Housing Association and award-winning house builder Hill. Situated next to the scenic London Fields the development of 29 homes offers features to make living easy and future proof. They …

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