With people living longer, the demand for retirement housing is growing. Yet there’s a lack of properties designed specifically for the elderly. PegasusLife is looking to offer an alternative, boasting beautifully designed apartments that cater to the physical and emotional health of retirees.
Today’s Boomer grandparents have a historically unique role in families and as consumers. Lori Bitter presents findings from her new book, The Grandparent Economy, that reveal how they’re changing spending patterns, adapting to new tech, and sparking a return to multi-generational households.
Peapod’s grocery delivery service may be favoured by young American urbanites, but its core market is senior citizens. With an inviting interface and reliable delivery, over-65s are turning to the service for locally-grown food and healthy ready meals. Can its model succeed in other ageing markets?
Taiwan is set to become Asia’s fastest-ageing nation. As part of a move to position itself as a knowledge leader for coping with an ageing society, Silverskill is a platform for retirees to pass on skills to younger generations. What's Taiwan doing right, and how can other nations follow suit?
Baby boomers are ready to revisit housing plans they put on hold throughout the recession. This is good news, seeing as Millennials are not ready to purchase, and Gen Xers have already settled down. Baby Boomers are set to account for 25% of expenditure on new home purchases.