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£200m Care Home Development Launched for High-net Worth “Perennials”

£200m Care Home Development Launched for High-net Worth “Perennials”

A new luxury lifestyle concept is set to offer exclusive, high quality accommodation to the elderly, on the Kings Road in Chelsea. The developer Auriens has secured its first site in London, with a view to developing a new ‘later life lux’ addition to the care home category. The company is currently working with Tenhurst on its planning application and[Read More…]

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How a diet for pilots could improve nutrition for the elderly

How a diet for pilots could improve nutrition for the elderly

The food Nestlé developed for the pilots of Solar Impulse – the first ever solar-powered plane to complete a round-the-world trip – was the only ‘fuel’ on board during their epic adventure. Although that fuel is spent, now that Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg have completed the final leg of their record-breaking trip, our journey doesn’t stop here. We want[Read More…]

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Kubi Telepresence Robot Tablet Mount for Seniors

Kubi Telepresence Robot Tablet Mount for Seniors

grandPad, the leading tablet solution designed to improve the lives of millions of seniors by reconnecting them with their families, friends, and caregivers, today announced an easy to use telepresence device with Revolve Robotics, maker of Kubi. The Kubi Telepresence charging stand for grandPad lets remote family members connect from their phones, tablets or computers on live, 2-way video calls[Read More…]

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First 3D Printed Full Meal: A New Nutrition Concept for the Elderly

First 3D Printed Full Meal: A New Nutrition Concept for the Elderly

A stroke or dementia can lead to chewing and swallowing difficulties, also known as dysphagia. Since the ‘mash-type’ meals served are mostly unappealing and nutritionally inadequate they result in loss of appetite and finally in serious nutrient deficiency, malnutrition, dehydration and in some cases even to death. The PERFORMANCE (which stands for Personalised Food for the Nutrition of Elderly Consumers)[Read More…]

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AARP Innovation Fund :  to Invest in Innovative Companies Focused on Improving the Lives of People 50-Plus

AARP Innovation Fund : to Invest in Innovative Companies Focused on Improving the Lives of People 50-Plus

AARP and J.P. Morgan Asset Management announced in late 2015 the formation of the AARP Innovation Fund, a first of its kind investment fund with approximately $40 million in assets that will provide capital to innovative companies focusing on improving the lives of people 50-plus. As the sole third party investor in this fund advised by J.P. Morgan Asset Management,[Read More…]

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Asia Pacific’s Ageing Market Potential to Reach US$3.3 Trillion by 2020

Asia Pacific’s Ageing Market Potential to Reach US$3.3 Trillion by 2020

By 2020, Asia Pacific’s ageing market is projected to reach US$3.3 trillion, according to the 3rd Asia Pacific Silver Economy Business Opportunities Report launched during the opening of the 6th Ageing Asia Innovation Forum, Singapore in 2015. Aimed to provide market observations of Asia Pacific’s silver economy, the Report uses household savings forecast for 2020 and the total market potential for[Read More…]

A survey by Influent50 reveals marketers have a lot to learn when talking to the 50+.

A survey by Influent50 reveals marketers have a lot to learn when talking to the 50+.

A survey by Influent50 reveals marketers have a lot to learn when talking to the 50+. This survey was commissioned by Influent50 using ORC International’s Generational Online CARAVAN Omnibus. The survey was conducted among a sample of 1,000 baby boomers between the ages of 50 and 69. This survey was live on May 13-18, 2015. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF FINDINGS Are[Read More…]

Understanding Retirement Journeys: Expectations vs reality

Understanding Retirement Journeys: Expectations vs reality

New research by the International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) and Prudential busts the myth of older people splashing their retirement cash on leisure and holidays. Research busts the myth of a hedonistic retiree population Retirees are saving £48.7bn per year Rather than spending their kids inheritance on holidays and leisure, older people spend decreasing amounts on non-essentials On average[Read More…]

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Ageing: Impact on Companies in Asia

Ageing: Impact on Companies in Asia

The world’s population as a whole is ageing – and this is true of the Asia region too. Today Asia accounts for one-half of the world’s older population. By 2050 this is set to increase to two-thirds. By every measure, Japan has the oldest population – not just in Asia, but globally. Hong Kong and Singapore are not far behind[Read More…]

The longevity economy

The longevity economy

A powerful new force is changing the face of America, composed of 106 million people responsible for at least $7.1 trillion in annual economic activity—a figure that is expected to reach well over $13.5 trillion in real terms by 2032. This is the Longevity Economy, representing the sum of all economic activity serving the needs of Americans over 50 and[Read More…]

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