In Europe, over-65 year old drivers are expected to become a quarter of all drivers on the roads in 2030. The car is becoming the dominant transport mode for older people and thanks to our rapidly ageing demographics our roads will be soon dominated by a new driver profile: the elderly driver.
GDP Vendôme launched “Sully Villa”, a high-tech, intelligent flat that is fully-equipped with domotics and electronics, especially designed for elderly customers. Sully Villa flats are meant to be a luxury version of Ehpads (“Etablissement d’Hébergement pour Personnes Âgées Dépendantes” = establishments for dependent elder people), as it found its inspiration from private residences. Choosing this solution may actually be cheaper than joining a retirement home. [Read more…] about GDP Vendôme: the customized apartment could become an alternative to EHPADS?