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Quality of Life

The Financial Benefits of Living in a Retirement Community

When retirement approaches, one of the first things people tend to worry about is the state of their finances – not just the changes in income, but also the cost of living. Many wonder: is it cheaper to remain in a residential home, or to make the switch to a retirement community?

Aging Gracefully

Simple lifestyle changes that will help you age gracefully

We are all well aware that getting older and the physical changes to our bodies and appearance that go with it is inevitable. While we cannot prevent it, there are ways to slow down the effects aging has on our bodies.

High Tea at Oak Tree Mudgee

High Tea at Oak Tree Mudgee

On Monday September 28th, a handful of ladies from the Country Women’s Association, and the Red Hat Society, an international women’s society targeted to women approaching 50 and beyond, came together at Oak Tree Retirement Mudgee in the village centre for a high tea event.

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School students deliver exercise and fitness program to residents at Oak Tree Burpengary

School students deliver exercise and fitness program to residents at Oak Tree Burpengary

Wednesday, 07 October 2020

The residents of Oak Tree Retirement Village Burpengaryhave partnered with Burpengary State Secondary College to assist year 12 Certificate III fitness students in completing their placement assessment.

What the Oak Tree Skye residents have been up to during lockdown

What the Oak Tree Skye residents have been up to during lockdown

Thursday, 01 October 2020

On September 15th, the residents of Oak Tree Retirement Village Skye participated in yarn bombing, a collective task that can be completed safely and individually.

Spring into September: Oak Tree Retirement Village Dubbo is in bloom!

Spring into September: Oak Tree Retirement Village Dubbo is in bloom!

Tuesday, 29 September 2020

Spring has officially sprung at Oak Tree Dubbo.

The best essential oils to use for memory care

The best essential oils to use for memory care

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

Aromatherapy is an ancient practice in which essential oils from plants, herbs, flowers, and trees are used to improve the mental, spiritual, and physical well-being of patients.

 Top Things to Do in Dubbo

Top Things to Do in Dubbo

Wednesday, 16 September 2020

Looking to relocate to the countryside city of Dubbo? Nestled in the heart of the picturesque Macquarie Valley, the Dubbo region trumps big cities in terms of liveability, health and education services, and offers a lively ambience with plenty to explore and discover.

Hard Hat Tour - Oak Tree Darling Heights, Toowoomba

Hard Hat Tour - Oak Tree Darling Heights, Toowoomba

Friday, 11 September 2020

Last month we hosted a Hard Hat Tour for our village in Darling Heights, Toowoomba.

Cairns: why you should retire in Queensland’s tropical north

Cairns: why you should retire in Queensland’s tropical north

Wednesday, 09 September 2020

Located in far north Queensland, Cairns is a tropical paradise where the rainforest meets the reef. It is a laid back, modern, and stylish city that offers an abundance of picturesque surroundings, palm fringed beaches, great restaurants, and memorable adventures. It’s hot climate means light, casual clothes, and a relaxed, carefree lifestyle.

How to get a better night’s sleep

How to get a better night’s sleep

Wednesday, 02 September 2020

The benefits of a good quality sleep are endless, and it is absolutely vital in maintaining good health and brain function. When we sleep, our brain engages in a number of activities that aid with recharging our entire being, and therefore when we don’t get sufficient sleep, it can have a negative impact on our overall health.

How to look after your well-being in Retirement

How to look after your well-being in Retirement

Thursday, 27 August 2020

While it’s important that we look after both our physical and mental wellbeing throughout our lives, retirement is a unique time period that comes with different obstacles than what we faced in our 30s, 40s and 50s.

What's It Like Living In A Retirement Village?

What's It Like Living In A Retirement Village?

Thursday, 20 August 2020

We don’t want to toot our own horn here but… it’s pretty fantastic!

From a vivid sense of community to a simpler, more relaxed style of living within a supportive environment, living in a retirement village can be a great experience if you take full advantage of everything they have to offer.

Simple ways to incorporate healthy foods into your diet

Simple ways to incorporate healthy foods into your diet

Friday, 14 August 2020

According to the centre for disease control and prevention, only one in ten adults eat enough servings of fruit and vegetables every day.

Baby Boomer Trends After COVID-19

Baby Boomer Trends After COVID-19

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Just as world wars have reshaped the way entire generations have lived, experts are predicting that COVID-19 will also have an impact on how we live our lives in the future.

Benefits of Living In A Gated Community

Benefits of Living In A Gated Community

Wednesday, 05 August 2020

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 Wonderful Morning of Positivi-tea

A Wonderful Morning of Positivi-tea

Thursday, 30 July 2020

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

Natural Home Remedies

Tuesday, 28 July 2020

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