Title

What is the impetus to move? amenity-rich residential clubs and retirement housing aspirations of the soon-to-be old

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

2016

Keywords

Retirement housing, Residential clubs, Elderly migration, Aging-in-place, Hong Kong

Abstract

Hong Kong’s population is aging rapidly, yet the city is still struggling to provide an adequate housing supply for its soon-to-be old cohort. By examining the needs and aspirations of the soon-to-be old population through the theoretical frameworks for elderly housing and elderly migration, the relationship between amenity-rich residential clubs and retirement housing aspirations of future retirees become clear. This paper finds that the soon-to-be old cohort is aspired to better medical, leisure, and community facilities in their residential vicinities when considering their retirement living environment, underlining the appeal of amenity-rich residential clubs; however, most of the soon-to-old old cohort are unwilling to migrate.

Source Publication

Spaces and Flows: An International Journal of Urban and ExtraUrban Studies

Volume Number

8

Issue Number

1

ISSN

2154-8676

First Page

43

Last Page

56

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