Daily Industry News Update (15 January 2021)


Current deterrents to the development of retirement villages

Jones Lang Wootton executive director Malathi Thevendran tells EdgeProp.my that a true senior living accommodation has requirements in both hardware and software. “The additional commitment could result in higher risks and more uncertainties from the pers…

Aspects to consider when designing residences for independent senior living

Steps and slopes in the whole development should have contrasting colours to prevent mishaps, and walkways need to be stumble-proof. Use anti-slip flooring material, especially for bathrooms and toilets. Furniture needs to have rounded edges and corners to prevent injuries

Lives versus livelihoods? Which should be prioritised?

It is devastating to see that all efforts from every segment of the society are in vain. Malaysia used to be a role model for other countries to learn how to combat the COVID-19 pandemic effectively but now Malaysia becomes the third most infectious country in the Southeast Asia

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