RSSCategory: Retirement News

Caring is the best job in the world, says 79-year-old care worker

Caring is the best job in the world, says 79-year-old care worker

Life does not stop when you retire, it simply takes a different course and for some that can lead to new and exciting experiences. Having had a fulfilling career in the Merchant and Royal Navy and then latterly as an airline executive before retiring, Michael Rose, now 79, is not a man to sit about […]

11th January 2018 | By | Reply More
First book for 96-Year-Old Glaswegian

First book for 96-Year-Old Glaswegian

A 96-year-old Glaswegian has just published his first novel – which centres on a fight between South American drug barons. William Glen, a tenant at Bield’s Carntyne Gardens retirement housing, developed a love of writing after retiring from work as a plumber and has spent months writing and planning his book titled ‘After the Panic’ […]

28th December 2017 | By | Reply More
Magnificent seven as coffee mornings brew £13,800 for charity

Magnificent seven as coffee mornings brew £13,800 for charity

A retirement housing development in Airdrie has held its seventh annual coffee morning raising an incredible combined total of £13,800 for Macmillan Cancer Support.   Bield’s Inglefield Court has held coffee mornings for the past seven years, raising more every year, contributing towards funds for the charity.   This year the morning was a hub […]

5th May 2017 | By | Reply More
The Hampstead Wells and Campden Trust Receives £8,382 Christmas Donation from LifeCare Residences

The Hampstead Wells and Campden Trust Receives £8,382 Christmas Donation from LifeCare Residences

Leading retirement village operator, LifeCare Residences, has raised £8,382 for The Hampstead Wells and Campden Trust following its Route 66 bike ride from their Grove Place retirement community in Romsey, Hampshire, to Battersea Place, opposite Battersea Park in London.   As the second consecutive year that LifeCare Residences has embarked on this bike-led charity fundraiser, […]

16th January 2017 | By | Reply More
Wren Retirement Living launches with series of themed events

Wren Retirement Living launches with series of themed events

Wren Retirement Living, a newly-established, luxury care provider in the South East and South West, has held a series of events to celebrate its launch.   Healthcare Management Solutions (HCMS) is now managing Featherton House, in Banbury, Linden House, in Epsom, Patcham Nursing Home, in Brighton, Westerham Place, in Westerham, and Wren House, in Warminster, […]

6th December 2016 | By | Reply More
Topping out ceremony marks milestone for retirement village

Topping out ceremony marks milestone for retirement village

Audley St George’s Place, the luxury retirement village in Edgbaston, celebrated the completion of the roof of its centrepiece building, St George’s House, with a Topping Out ceremony on Friday 23rd September.   Nick Sanderson, CEO of Audley Retirement welcomed guests including Dr Keith G Bradshaw, High Sheriff of West Midlands, Audley owners and members […]

28th October 2016 | By | Reply More
Audley Retirement breaks ground on new luxury retirement village in Bristol

Audley Retirement breaks ground on new luxury retirement village in Bristol

Dr Liam Fox, North Somerset MP and Nick Sanderson, CEO of Audley Retirement, officially broke ground on Friday at Audley Redwood, the luxury retirement village located just minutes from the historic town of Clifton. A ceremony attended by over 50 guests marked the first step in the renovation of the grounds of the former Redwood […]

26th September 2016 | By | Reply More
Husband and wife leap into action to protect the coast

Husband and wife leap into action to protect the coast

A husband and wife at a Bield retirement housing development in Fife have donned their life jackets to help ensure the safety of the local community, including wildlife, by volunteering with their local Coastwatch. John Kinsman and his wife, Ann – who married at the development four years ago after a leap day proposal from […]

6th September 2016 | By | Reply More
£200 million Kensington extra care home development approved

£200 million Kensington extra care home development approved

Colliers International’s London Planning team has secured planning permission for a luxury “extra care” development in Knightsbridge after receiving a unanimous vote of support from the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea’s Council.  Colliers International acted on behalf of Dartmouth Capital Advisors, who represent Beaumont Properties Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore-listed City Developments Limited […]

9th August 2016 | By | Reply More
Audley Retirement appoints CFO as part of long term growth strategy

Audley Retirement appoints CFO as part of long term growth strategy

Audley Retirement, the luxury retirement village operator, has strengthened its team with the appointment of Jon Austen, who joins as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer.   Austen will be a key figure in Audley’s ambitious five year growth plans and his primary role will be to govern corporate finance activity, following Audley’s recent £200m […]

12th July 2016 | By | Reply More
Castleoak and Anchor announce £16.6 million deal to develop luxury Hampshire retirement village

Castleoak and Anchor announce £16.6 million deal to develop luxury Hampshire retirement village

Castleoak and Anchor announce £16.6 million deal to develop luxury Hampshire retirement village Specialist construction and development partner for retirement living, Castleoak, has announced a contract win with Anchor worth £16.6 million. Castleoak will deliver phase two of Anchor’s luxury retirement village, Bishopstoke Park, near Winchester, Hampshire, which will see the addition of seventy three […]

7th March 2016 | By | Reply More
Moorfield raises £170m to grow Audley, retirement village developer and operator

Moorfield raises £170m to grow Audley, retirement village developer and operator

Moorfield has successfully raised a new fund (Moorfield Audley Real Estate Fund – “MAREF”) with £170m of equity to acquire Audley Court Limited – “Audley”, one of the UK’s leading retirement village developers and operators. MAREF has attracted institutional investors from the US and continental Europe and, alongside Moorfield and Audley management led by the […]

6th February 2016 | By | Reply More
‘Duke of Edinburgh for over 50s’ helps Glenview Court keep active

‘Duke of Edinburgh for over 50s’ helps Glenview Court keep active

Tenants at a Motherwell Retirement Housing Development have embarked on a mission to stay active by taking part in a global initiative for the over 50s.   With the support of a group of volunteers from the local church, Daziel Parish, fifteen tenants from Glenview Court have become involved in The Discovery Award – a […]

24th December 2015 | By | Reply More
Leading care provider signs up to ARCO consumer code

Leading care provider signs up to ARCO consumer code

The Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT) was delighted to participate in the launch by ARCO (the Associated Retirement Community Operators) of a new Consumer Code at the House of Lords on 2 November.  This Code, which provides a benchmark for good practice within the housing-with-care sector, applies specifically to properties for rent or […]

5th November 2015 | By | Reply More
Audley Retirement Villages CEO comments on Age UK, ‘No one should have no one’ report

Audley Retirement Villages CEO comments on Age UK, ‘No one should have no one’ report

Nick Sanderson, CEO, Audley Retirement Villages: “Today’s report from Age UK highlights how serious loneliness can be. While it’s important these issues are addressed, our attention should be focused on prevention rather than cure. Recent research by the ILC has already identified that residential housing with flexible care provision (extra care) can have a huge […]

5th November 2015 | By | Reply More
Castleoak secures £13 million deal to deliver independent living apartments for Anchor

Castleoak secures £13 million deal to deliver independent living apartments for Anchor

Specialist construction and development partner for retirement living, Castleoak, has announced a £13m contract win with Anchor. The deal will deliver a retirement village of luxury independent living cottages and apartments in Haywards Heath, Sussex. Anchor is England’s largest not-for-profit provider of housing and care for older people. The £13 million development at Haywards Heath […]

19th October 2015 | By | Reply More
Alzheimer’s Society calls on the Chancellor to consider the rights of dementia carers in work

Alzheimer’s Society calls on the Chancellor to consider the rights of dementia carers in work

The Chancellor, George Osborne, has announced that working grandparents are to be given a new legal right to take time off to help care for their grandchildren in an extension of the system of flexible parental leave. The move is designed to encourage more people to stay in the workplace for longer, boosting the economy, […]

5th October 2015 | By | Reply More
Energetic residents cycle to Timbuktu as survey reveals over 65s want to exercise more

Energetic residents cycle to Timbuktu as survey reveals over 65s want to exercise more

ACTIVE residents and staff at an award-winning retirement village have clocked up the fitness miles as new figures reveal that the majority of over 65s want to do more exercise but face a range of barriers.   Middleton Hall Retirement Village, near Darlington, held a fitness challenge leading up to a Wellbeing Weekend event with […]

28th September 2015 | By | Reply More
70% of older people want to do more exercise but face multiple barriers to active lifestyles

70% of older people want to do more exercise but face multiple barriers to active lifestyles

Research commissioned by the UK trade body for retirement villages and extra care housing has revealed a majority of over 65s want to do more exercise, but face a range of practical and financial barriers. The NHS guidelines for over 65s recommend around 2.5 hours of moderate exercise and muscle strengthening per week. However, the […]

18th September 2015 | By | Reply More
£12.5m Weybridge retirement living scheme opens its doors to public

£12.5m Weybridge retirement living scheme opens its doors to public

Castleoak and Anchor celebrate opening of marketing suite at £12.5m retirement living scheme in Weybridge Anchor and construction partner Castleoak have celebrated the opening of the show suite at its £12.5m luxury retirement living development in Weybridge, Surrey. Over 60 people visited the new show suite during its opening weekend, providing a first preview of […]

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...
15th September 2015 | By | Reply More