Just last year, Melbourne was once again named the world’s most liveable city for the seventh year in a row, making it an ever-popular destination for retirees from around the country.
Melbourne’s retirement living community is a vibrant one with plenty of retirement villages to choose from in the city and surrounding suburbs.
The surrounding area includes national parks and reserves to explore, as well as the stunning Port Phillip Bay, Yarra Valley, Dandenong Ranges, Daylesford, Gippsland and more.
Melbourne is a popular holiday destination and there are numerous activities to take part in, including fine dining, theatre shows, live music, tours and day trips and regular sports events.
Southbank and Federation Square play hosts to a number of yearly attractions and festivals including the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival, the Victorian Seniors Festival, regular craft markets and more.
Melbourne has superb shopping facilities from Emporium in the CBD to Chadstone just 20 minutes out of the city. The surrounding areas of Melbourne also boast some of the best beaches in the country.
A popular destination for retirees located just an hour from Melbourne, is the spectacular Mornington Peninsula. The Mornington Peninsula offers a great range of retirement living opportunities, and its combination of isolation, country living and closeness to the city make it a popular destination for retirees.
Melbourne offers a range of programs and services to support older people to remain active and independent from home care services, community programs and events, neighbourhood centres and the ever popular Victorian Seniors Festival.
If you are looking for a retirement village in Melbourne, begin your search with Retirement Living Online today.
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