Property, investment, banking experts and providers all largely agree that despite the continued growth of New Zealand’s retirement village sector, there are some red flags on the horizon.
Ryman Healthcare’s chief executive officer Simon Challies talks to INsite editor, JUDE BARBACK about how he learned to look beyond Ryman’s growth, and make people the main focus.
JUDE BARBACK reflects on what makes the Retirement Villages Association (RVA) Conference such a good do.
Innovate or die. Evolve or perish. The general coffee-break consensus among delegates was that this was the major ‘take home’ message from this week’s Retirement Villages Association (RVA) Conference in Sydney, attended by JUDE BARBACK.
The new Ryman Healthcare chief executive Gordon MacLeod is a heavy rock concert enthusiast, Holden HSV fanatic, kilt wearer, whisky connoisseur, proud Cantabrian and the head of New Zealand's biggest listed retirement business.
Contacting a retirement village is, in many instances, the first enquiry people make when thinking about the transition to assisted living.
Ahead of the upcoming RVA conference in Sydney, DAN McNELIS and his team at architect firm, Klein, took some time to consider some of the main factors affecting the aged residential sector, from a design-focused point of view.
Although Arvida is still a relative newcomer to the retirement and aged care sector, the provider appears to be progressing in leaps and bounds, with its year-end result significantly ahead of last year’s performance and its ambitious development programme that includes a conditional agreement on a site pegged for a $100 million retirement village and integrated care development.
Ryman Healthcare’s new Devonport village is set to proceed following a successful outcome to mediation talks with objectors.
Acacia Cove Retirement Village manager Bruce Cullington returned last week armed with an award from the 5th APAC Eldercare Innovation Awards 2017 held at the Ageing Asia conference in Singapore.