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The benefits of living in a gated community

As we get older and begin the retirement chapter of our life, we have the desire to lead a more carefree lifestyle and say goodbye to certain responsibilities and worries we once had.

A Cup Of Positivi-tea

Throughout July, Oak Tree Retirement Villages came together to run their first morning tea since March when COVID-19 lock down laws were first announced by the Federal Government.

Natural Home Remedies

Before medications existed, people turned to natural remedies to treat issues such as headaches, nausea, and aches.

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The best food home delivery kits in Australia

The best food home delivery kits in Australia

Thursday, 23 July 2020

p>In recent years, food home delivery kits have become increasingly popular, and for good reason. If you’re someone who is often busy and not big on cooking, but you still want to eat nutritious, exciting meals packed with fresh produce, then these services are perfect for you.

Making Friends in Your 60s

Making Friends in Your 60s

Monday, 20 July 2020

Community connection plays a vital role in both our physical and mental well-being, particularly during our senior years. Staying social and getting out and about can help reduce health problems, give you purpose and allow you to live independent for longer.

Classic and cool hairstyles for older women

Classic and cool hairstyles for older women

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

As we get older, our faces and hair change, which naturally means our hairstyle should as well.

Why It's A Good Time To Downsize

Why It's A Good Time To Downsize

Tuesday, 30 June 2020

Often in life, it seems like we outgrow the family home, with not enough space for our kids to grow and learn without stepping on each other’s feet.But then, many years later, a strange occurrence emerges: the family home outgrows you.

The Top Food Delivery Apps in Australia

The Top Food Delivery Apps in Australia

Friday, 19 June 2020

While getting take away is not something you should indulge in too often, sometimes it’s the perfect solution for when you haven’t had time to do the grocery shop or are too tired to make dinner.

How to avoid getting sick this winter

How to avoid getting sick this winter

Monday, 15 June 2020

As the colder months approach, our chances of catching a cold or coming down with the flu increase dramatically.

IMPROVING MENTAL WELLBEING – STAYING CONNECTED AT OAK TREE

IMPROVING MENTAL WELLBEING – STAYING CONNECTED AT OAK TREE

Friday, 12 June 2020

At Oak Tree, connectivity is at the heart of everything we do, both within and beyond our village gates.

Here are 6 fun ways to make the most of the outdoors after isolation.

Here are 6 fun ways to make the most of the outdoors after isolation.

Tuesday, 09 June 2020

As restrictions are beginning to ease, the prospect of enjoying the outdoors either alone or with the company of friends is finally within reach.

Educational & Inspiring Podcasts for Older People

Educational & Inspiring Podcasts for Older People

Thursday, 04 June 2020

A podcast is a form of audio broadcasting on the web, which can be listened to anytime, anywhere, using your computer or other digital device.

Downsizing: A few simple ways to make your new place feel like home

Downsizing: A few simple ways to make your new place feel like home

Tuesday, 02 June 2020

Although it is a very rewarding change, downsizing can feel daunting, especially if you have lived in your home for many years. At first, the idea of calling a new place home can seem strange, and it can be difficult to say goodbye to a home full of memories.

Isolation ideas come to fruition in Goondiwindi

Isolation ideas come to fruition in Goondiwindi

Friday, 29 May 2020

Our Goondiwindi Hobby Den residents have spent a lot of their time in isolation thinking about what they can make in the village to assist in coming out of Covid-19 times but keeping in line with social distancing measures.

Useful Links for Older Australians

Useful Links for Older Australians

Thursday, 28 May 2020

With so much information floating around on the internet, it's sometimes difficult to know which sites are reputable and have the most recent and accurate information.

Virtual gift giving: great present ideas that you can purchase, and gift from the comfort of your own home

Virtual gift giving: great present ideas that you can purchase, and gift from the comfort of your own home

Tuesday, 26 May 2020

Although lockdown laws are slowly being lifted, many people are still making the smart decision to stay at home to ensure their safety. While responsible, this can make buying gifts for loved ones a little difficult and gifting them even more so. Here are four creative present ideas that you can purchase, and gift from the comfort of your own home.

Life is short: Here are 5 things to consider doing after the pandemic

Life is short: Here are 5 things to consider doing after the pandemic

Thursday, 21 May 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has served as a wakeup call for many across the world. Until now, many of us had never experienced the feeling of not being able to leave the house or see our loved ones. Big life events like this serve as a reminder that life is precious, and short, and we need to make the most of it while we can.

The Company We Keep

The Company We Keep

Tuesday, 19 May 2020

Community connection plays a vital role in both our physical and mental wellbeing, particularly during our senior years.