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Toronto turning to combination condo, long-term care home to help seniors stay downtown

Toronto seniors are struggling with a scarcity of quality long-term care beds and affordable housing units.  Soon, one downtown building will have both.  The Rekai Centres, which has run long-term care homes in the city dating back to 1955, and

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Aging Condominium updates for an Aging Population

Condominiums are not just for young people, there are many elderly condo residents that bought their units in the 1980’s. Many early construction condo buildings are now facing challenges of providing amenities to owners who are 65 years or older.

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Opportunities for Aging On-Site Managed Communities [A Case Study]

As the community association industry ages so do the associations that we manage. While I write this blog, your community association is changing and evolving into something entirely different than it might have been created by the developer to be.

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The Rising Cost of Aging in Place

NORCs, in financial squeeze, push Albany for more funding.  Gary Altman’s parents moved into Hillman Housing in Co-op Village on the Lower East Side in 1955, when they were newlyweds. Altman, one of four siblings, still lives in Co-op Village

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Managing Tough Situations: When Neighbors Are Struggling

Condos and co-ops are called communities for a reason—families and individuals live side by side with one another, sometimes for years or even decades. Although residents may not exchange much more than a “hello” or “nice day” with their neighbors,

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As the Population Ages, Boards Need to Think of Safety First

As baby boomers slip into middle age – and beyond – many co-op and condo boards are facing a huge challenge. Even if your building is not yet officially a Naturally Occurring Retirement Community – that is, a building where

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Aging at the condominium association

If we’re lucky, we get old. If we’re really lucky we get old and stay healthy. Unfortunately, most of us are not that lucky. And it is when your association faces issues of the elderly living amongst them that the

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24 birds removed from condo after woman found dead in Stamford (CT)

Fierst said that it appeared that the birds, which ranged from babies to adults, hadn’t been fed for days. Detective Bureau supervisor Lt. Diedrich Hohn said it appeared the woman had been dead for a few days.  “She was a

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