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Aging Americans: Stranded Without Options

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An empty nest is best for Over 65s

Being dependent on family not acceptable to Over 65s   ;   · ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; 89 per cent of people over 65 do not consider moving in with their family an option if they require extra care during retirement   ;   · ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; Only three per[Lire…]

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US: Millionaires Worry Health Care Costs Will Affect Retirement

Nine out of ten millionaires are worried that rapidly rising health care costs will significantly affect their ability to enjoy retirement, many plan to fund their retirement by working part or full-time, and nearly half are relying on themselves rather than a professional in planning for retirement.   ;   This is according to research released today by The Northern[Lire…]

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Agents, Builders Target Growing Downsizers Market

According to a recent article in the Chattanooga Times Free Press, real estate agents and developers are turning their attention to the aging population.   ;   Seniors real estate specialists, or SRES, a designation by the Senior Advantage Real Estate Council, agree that many homeowners over the age of 50 prefer to « downsize » into homes with no stairs, a[Lire…]

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Chine : les plus de 60 ans sont 134 millions

Chine ;: les plus de 60 ans sont 134 millions La chine doit faire face au vieillissement rapide de sa population. C’est ainsi que 134 millions de chinois ont plus de 60 ans et ce chiffre devrait augmenter de 3,2% par an. Certaines villes comme Shangaï doivent faire face de nouveaux challenges pour prendre en compte les personnes âgées. Un[Lire…]

Par 16/05/2015 Non classé

Singapore : Elderly Dumped In Nursing Homes

Aged parents should be placed in nursing homes only as ‘last resort’ as they have better quality of life staying with family, says Balaji ; People are placing their elderly parents in nursing homes so readily that it is getting the Government concerned about the effects of such a decision. Nursing homes should be a ‘measure of last resort’, said[Lire…]

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US : Small Social Circles Tied To Heart Disease Death In Women

  Women with suspected coronary artery disease and smaller social networks die at twice the rate of those who have a larger circle of social contacts, according to a new study.   ;   Thomas Rutledge, Ph.D., of VA San Diego Healthcare System and colleagues found that women who had more social contacts and saw them more often also had[Lire…]

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Seniors want more action and shorter stays

Senior Summer School, the education vacation specialists, introduces a new one-week session in San Diego this summer.   ;   Travelers have two session choices for this all-inclusive week long program. ; The first session runs from June 12th – June 18th and the second session is June 19th – June 25th. ; ; ; ; ;   ;  [Lire…]

Par 16/05/2015 Non classé

Du marketing pour les seniors

Le marketing direct est généralement bien perçu par les seniors, puisque ceux-ci sont issus d’une génération de lecture. Cependant, des règles de fond et de forme sont à respecter. De part leurs besoins de s’informer plus que la population moyenne, le message à destination des seniors doit être plus informatif que commercial. A noter que la population senior marque une[Lire…]

Par 16/05/2015 Non classé

UK : 5 million of 80+ by 2031

The population aged 80 and over in the United Kingdom will grow from 2,5 million in 2002 to reach 4,9 millions by 2031. Longer-term population projections suggest a continuing increase for around a further 20 years, peaking in the early 2050s at nearly 7 million. ; This is one of the key results from the most recent population projections for[Lire…]

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