Understanding the baby boomer to improve portfolio development & the integration of care
Conference Date
20th & 21st June 2018
PARKROYAL Darling Harbour, Sydney
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Designing villages to attract the baby boomer market
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    As baby boomers are entering retirement, the sector is facing an unprecedented opportunity to capitalise on this demographic shift. There are many challenges facing the sector, such as how to address and fix public perceptions to DMF and how operators can best build and construct villages based on market need. Attend Planning, Designing & Constructing Retirement Living Villages conference to hear practical solutions to all the major challenges facing the sector.
Topics to be explored
  • Rebuilding consumer trust
  • How to design flexible villages to provide a continuum of care
  • How to conduct market & demographic analysis to develop the right product
  • How to renovate and modernise your existing portfolio
  • Featuring two days of industry networking & knowledge sharing
  • A highly interactive agenda that features design insights from award winning retirement villages
Who will attend?
Executive leaders from the Retirement Living Sector:
  • CEOs, COOs, CFOs
  • Directors of Retirement Living & Operations
  • Directors & Managers of Design

Attend to learn:

  • Understand the drive-to-buy of the baby boomer market
  • How to renovate your existing portfolio
  • Design different village models based on market analysis
  • Design an adaptable village for care integration
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Key Speakers

Andrew Sweeney
Founding Director
Richard Davis
Chief Executive Officer
Arena Living NZ
Charlie Anderson
General Manager Property and Development
Metlifecare (NZ)
Lorraine Calder
Head of Design & Planning
Australian Unity


What People Are Saying

  • “The conference provides real information for real industry players. The conference is heavy on practicality and light on mere theory. I felt we took away meaningful initiatives that can be integrated in our business immediately.”

    Mark Bindon
    Oaktree Village Group & Attendee & Speaker at Driving Growth in Retirement Living Conference 2017


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  • Date: 20 Apr 2016  By: Jessica Farrelly

    While technology presents a range of benefits for the retirement living sector, it can also make it easier for people to stay in their homes for longer. Luke Grieve, Operations Manager Aged and Community Care at Telstra Health spoke about whether technology could be the death of retirement villages at the LASA conference in Queensland. …

  • Date: 22 Feb 2016  By: Bill McDonald

    The ‘Continuum of Care’ concept in the New Zealand context relates to the provision of an array of housing and combined services to cater for the changing needs of residents as they age within a single campus or retirement village setting.  Sounds like a great idea, but there are plenty of examples where the concept …

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