EAC recruiting for new ‘housing options’ advice service to older people

EAC is now recruiting in earnest for up to 3 Housing Options Advisors to deliver a new national advice service for older people and their families. The service will cover the spectrum of housing options open to older people, with equal emphasis on ‘staying put’ and moving home. It will offer a combination of help […]

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Advertise your retirement properties on HousingCare free for 3 months

HousingCare.org is visited by around 17,000 people every day – over 4 million each year! Most of these are thinking about moving home, and searching our retirement housing directory to see what’s available in their area. Some look for new developments; many are interested in what is currently available. Advertising on HousingCare now rivals better known […]

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Unlocking Opportunities for Better Age Friendly Homes

Covid-19 has brought to the forefront what the sector has known for years; housing and care for older people has long been under-invested. It requires a new way of joined up thinking to meet the needs and aspirations of older people, and their relatives, and realise the potential for growth in new age friendly homes. […]

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EAC looks to recruit volunteers to help re-build its Advice Line service

Elderly Accommodation Counsel (EAC) is a national charity, set up in 1985. Its mission is to help older people make informed choices about meeting their housing and care needs. Over our early years we were able to develop and run a highly regarded Advice Line service, thanks to the generosity of many grant giving trusts […]

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Inspired Villages create virtual village centre

Legal & General’s Inspired Villages are creating a ‘virtual village centre’ on Facebook. James Cobb, Inspired’s Director, explains that the initiative is focussed on Holistic Wellbeing, and aims “to help the older generation stay mentally, socially and physically active as they adapt to the current situation”. The site will see more content added over the […]

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EAC: New report into retirement resale values

New research into ‘traditional’ leasehold retirement housing shows that recently built properties, on average, increase their value upon resale. Drawing on available Land Registry data, matched to its own database of retirement developments, Elderly Accommodation Counsel (EAC) has begun to shed light on a topic that has raised questions from prospective purchasers for many years. […]

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National Housing for Older People Awards scales up for 2019

A record crowd of nearly 400 residents, visitors and staff from retirement housing complexes across the UK came together in Manchester on 21st May for the EAC National Housing for Older People Awards 2019. Visit our Housing Awards website at eacawards.org.uk to: See the 299 regional and 27 national winning schemes View hundreds of photos of the Awards event […]

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Early bookings promise sell-out Awards celebration

Bookings for next month’s National Housing for Older People Awards in Manchester reached 250 today, suggesting that the event may turn out to be the largest to date. Very pleasingly, a little over half of attendees represent regional Award winning schemes, showing that this year’s decision to introduce a regional dimension to the Housing Awards has proved […]

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