Retirement living directory for Over 55's

Retirement Living Community Dress Up As Iconic Characters for Charity Calendar

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Retirement Living Community Dress Up As Iconic Characters for Charity Calendar

A retirement living community in America recently came together to create a calendar, with everyone dressing up as iconic pop culture characters.

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Retirement Villages – Know What’s Right for You

Monday, June 29, 2015

Retirement Villages – Know What’s Right for You

When looking for a retirement village, the possibilities are endless. Now that you’re entering the golden years of your life, it’s time to think about what type of lifestyle you want to enjoy. 

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2015 Victorian Senior of the Year Awards – Nominations Now Open

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

2015 Victorian Senior of the Year Awards – Nominations Now Open

The awards provide an ideal opportunity to recognise and celebrate the real contribution of volunteers aged 60 years and over to their local community and to Victoria. Any Victorian aged 60 or over who is providing volunteer services in their community is eligible to be nominated for the awards.

 

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50 Reasons to Stay Active

Friday, June 19, 2015

50 Reasons to Stay Active

Regardless of age, it's no surprise that staying active is good for our body and minds. Research has shown that as we get older, we need three to five hours of aerobic exercise per week - walking, biking and swimming are all great ways to stay healthy.

 

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Is Retirement Living For You?

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Is Retirement Living For You?

If you are at the stage in your life where you want to take things easy, spend more time with family and friends and simply enjoy life, then you may have started to look into retirement living options.

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Living with Australia’s Most Widespread Chronic Health Problem

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Living with Australia’s Most Widespread Chronic Health Problem

Juniper and Asthma Foundation WA are holding a free information session for seniors on asthma and other linked chronic respiratory conditions. 

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How to Save Money on Food AND Eat Well

Friday, May 29, 2015

How to Save Money on Food AND Eat Well

Juniper, together with Foodbank and Bentley Community Focus will show seniors how to save money on groceries while also achieving a healthy diet through three weekly free information sessions for seniors.  

 

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Future Retirement Lifestyles Revealed in Menora

Friday, April 24, 2015

Future Retirement Lifestyles Revealed in Menora

Perth’s population has grown 7.4 per cent a year since 2005. With a steady increase in the 65-year-old and older age group, demand for accommodation will continue to grow as our population ages.

Leading aged care and community services provider Juniper has opened Stage 1 of Juniper Elimatta, its newest retirement community in Menora.

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Top Tips For Ageing Well

Friday, April 17, 2015

Top Tips For Ageing Well

Nowadays, it’s not just about living longer, it’s about living healthily and happily for longer. See our top tips to help you age well.

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Top Holiday Destinations In Australia

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Top Holiday Destinations In Australia

Once again, Sydney has been voted as Australia’s No.1 holiday destination by travel website TripAdvisor, with Melbourne coming in second and Brisbane in third. 

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Alive Inside: A Story of Music & Memory

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Alive Inside: A Story of Music & Memory

Alive Inside is a joyous cinematic exploration of music’s capacity to reawaken our souls and uncover the deepest parts of our humanity. Filmmaker Michael Rossato-Bennett chronicles the astonishing experiences of individuals who have been revitalised through the simple experience of listening to music. 

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World Cancer Day 2015: Not Beyond Us

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

World Cancer Day 2015: Not Beyond Us

Today is World Cancer Day – a day that unites the world’s population in the fight against cancer.

On February 4th every year, millions of people from all over the world are involved in World Cancer Day. Individually and collectively, World Cancer Day is used to profile the alarming number of myths and misconceptions which surround the disease and which collectively limit our ability to prevent and treat the disease successfully.

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Age pension changes to bring independence and happiness

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 By Alice B

Age pension changes to bring independence and happiness

A Senate inquiry into affordable housing has heard an appeal to amend the pension assets test on the grounds that more seniors would be inclined to downsize to appropriate housing if they do so.

The Retirement Living Council (RLC), who made the proposal, said that senior Australians are holding onto their large family homes to avoid a pension reduction.

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New research on dementia in retirement villages

Friday, September 26, 2014 By Alice B

New research on dementia in retirement villages

An upcoming research project will explore the uncharted topic of living with dementia in retirement villages.

Conducted by Alzheimer’s Australia NSW, the research will measure the extent to which people with dementia are supported to age-in-place, meaning without upheaval to an aged care facility.

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Bringing music to the village

Thursday, September 18, 2014 By Alice B

Bringing music to the village

She began playing piano at 12 and he bought his first saxophone at 19.

Music lovers Carlita and Brian Keene have been married almost 58 years, but it was only when they moved to the Gold Coast upon retirement that they began performing on stage together.

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Older men in manual jobs unlikely to be working till 70

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 By Alice B

Older men in manual jobs unlikely to be working till 70

Mature age males lacking formal qualifications are most likely to leave the labour force involuntarily, a recent report shows.

Conducted by National Seniors Australia, the research investigates why older people are leaving the workforce, what sorts of people are at risk of premature retirement, and their financial outcomes post-employment.

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Financial barriers prevent seniors from downsizing

Thursday, June 26, 2014 By Alice B

Financial barriers prevent seniors from downsizing

A significant proportion of older Australians are choosing to remain in the family home for financial reasons, a recent report shows.

The research was conducted independently by The National Seniors Australia Productive Ageing Centre to investigate the motivating and discouraging factors of downsizing for senior Australians.

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Out of the four walls

Friday, May 9, 2014 By Alice B

Out of the four walls

Western Australia's Peel region is embracing a broader choice of retirement living options with the developement of 66 new two-bedroom apartments just minutes from the city centre of Mandurah.

An extension of the existing Bethanie Peel complex, the new village has a definitive outdoor living focus, encouraging residents to get out of their “four walls.”

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Cultivating wellness

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 By Alice B

Cultivating wellness

A community garden at a retirement village in Sydney’s northern beaches has produced more than just cabbages and beets.

In shovelling, planting, picking and enjoying the superior taste of organically produced chutney, the villagers of Aveo Penisnula Gardens have come to understand the holistic value of gardening.

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“I suppose I’m pretty good for my age”

Monday, April 7, 2014 By Alice B

“I suppose I’m pretty good for my age”

Age truly is just a number for 90-year-old go-getter Rona Panos, who still dances, bowls and volunteers her time helping others.

Mrs Panos lives independently in a unit of Amana Living - Wearne Village, which she maintains herself on top of her ongoing duties as member of several clubs and institutions.

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A darn tootin’ good time

Friday, April 4, 2014 By Alice B

A darn tootin’ good time

Residents of a Brisbane retirement village spent days preparing for their final summer bash last month, a darn tootin’ country hoedown held onsite in their own lounge.

Buntings and balloon farm animals decorated the “barn” at Tall Trees Caboolture, and tables were set accordingly with hessian runners and milk bottle vases showing off gumnuts from local eucalypts.

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Last home buyers: "Do your homework"

Thursday, March 13, 2014 By Alice B

Last home buyers: "Do your homework"

Buying your first home is a daunting process that forces you to weigh up how you want live with what is realistically affordable.

When buying your last home, money may be less of an issue, but it should not stop being a consideration.

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Tuning in: residents get targeted content through "in-house" TV channel

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 By Alice B

Tuning in: residents get targeted content through "in-house" TV channel

Retirement Living Online Managing Director Ben Hannemann dropped into the Golden Days Radio studio yesterday morning to chat with presenter Dudley Chamberlain about his latest venture, Web2TV, and how it can bring the glory days of radio back to those who lived them.

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Financial literacy in retirement villages needs work

Friday, February 14, 2014 By Alice B

Financial literacy in retirement villages needs work

A study into the motivations of people who choose retirement village accommodation in New South Wales has found the financial literacy of potential residents to be a concern.

Macquarie University lecturer in applied finance Dr Timothy Kyng hopes to interview 60 new residents of retirement villages and 20 retirement village operators to compile the research which he expects to publish at the end of the year.

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