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Juniper Reveals Latest in Retirement Apartment Living

on the Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Juniper has opened its newest retirement apartments to provide greater accommodation options for people seeking quality lifestyle choices. Chief Executive Vaughan Harding said understanding people’s changing needs and their desire to live a full life are at the heart of Juniper Orana in Menora.

“This initiative represents the best in retirement accommodation where residents can enjoy security, independence and the benefits of community living,” he said.

“Juniper Orana successfully promotes apartments for life and ‘ageing in place’ – a concept where housing and community design enable residents to live and enjoy their home for as long as possible.”

Mr Harding said the accommodation is part of Juniper’s strategic plan to double its capacity to respond to community need which will also deliver an additional 450 aged care beds across Perth and regional WA.

The apartments are the latest stage of the redevelopment of the Juniper Elimatta site in Menora which comprises a mix of residential aged care, retirement villas and apartments.

“Plans for the balance of the site are currently under development and Juniper expects in coming months to submit to the City of Stirling a revised masterplan that will guide the broad uses of the site over future stages,” Mr Harding said.

Juniper Orana, meaning ‘welcome’, features 40 self-contained apartments in a range of one, two and three bedroom or two-bed plus study layouts, each with a bathroom and air-conditioned open-plan living and dining area. Its other amenities include:

Contemporary interiors, chic finishes and quality kitchen appliances Balconies with views on upper levels Choice of floor coverings to non wet areas; and 24-hour duress alarms plus secure parking.

Located on Bradford Street, the new apartments complement the organisation’s existing 17 two-by-two plus study villas which surround a contemporary clubhouse where all residents can enjoy its bowling green, lounge and outdoor entertaining areas, a reading room, café, covered pool and craft room.

Officially opened by the 30th Governor of Western Australia, Dr Ken Michael AC with Juniper Board Chair Mr Fred Boshart, Juniper Orana was dedicated by Past Moderator of the Uniting Church in Australia WA, Rev Ken Williams.

Perth architects Hames Sharley and builders Pyramid Constructions and other local suppliers were engaged to design and build the $18 million project.

To discuss pricing and availability, contact sales agent Glenda Cooper of Dempsey Real Estate on, or call 0418 944 051.

Find out more about Juniper.

Wivenhoe Village takes out top honours at UDIA awards

on Thursday, August 9, 2018

Earlier this month, Wivenhoe Village at Kirkham Rise was crowned the winner of the prestigious Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) Award for Excellence in Retirement Living 2018.  The UDIA awards are designed to highlight innovation, sustainability, industry leadership and excellence in urban development across NSW and the ACT. This is the second award that Wivenhoe Village has been honoured to receive this year.  In May, Wivenhoe Village was recognised as the best retirement village nationally by the Property Council of Australia. 

Get A Taste Of Retirement Living At Bethanie Waters

on Wednesday, June 6, 2018

If you are thinking about a retirement village or it’s time to do some research on behalf of your loved ones, join Bethanie for some afternoon refreshments and the opportunity to explore what life would be like in the safe surrounds of Bethanie Waters in Port Kennedy.

Wivenhoe Village awarded top award for best retirement living development

on Monday, June 4, 2018

Wivenhoe Village at Kirkham Rise has taken out the top award for the most outstanding retirement living development nationally in the Property Council of Australia annual awards.

Retirement Living Explained In Free Seminar

on Thursday, May 31, 2018

Bethanie, Western Australia’s most recognised not-for-profit aged care and retirement living provider, is pleased to be bringing Retirement Living expert and author Rachel Lane to Perth on the 6Th & 7th June for a series of free seminars on what you need to know about making the right decisions when it comes to retirement living.

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