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Isolation ideas come to fruition in Goondiwindi

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

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

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.

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How to cope with self-isolation

How to cope with self-isolation

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

The Australian government has recently recommended self-isolation for people 70 years of age and older due to COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.

We all know that social distancing and self-isolation is key to stop the spread of this virus and we are across that these are unprecedented times to take drastic and necessary measures.

Oak Tree Group COVID-19 Update #1

Oak Tree Group COVID-19 Update #1

Thursday, 26 March 2020

At Oak Tree Group the safety and well-being of our residents, employees, business partners and the communities in which we live and work remains a top priority.

Market Day Held in Tamworth for R U OK? Charity

Market Day Held in Tamworth for R U OK? Charity

Friday, 20 March 2020

Oak Tree Retirement Village Tamworth held its inaugural Market and Information Day last weekend and raised over $4,000 for the a> href”https://www.ruok.org.au/”alt RUOK? Charity. The event highlighted and promoted all aspects of mental health and wellbeing which are high priorities for Oak Tree’s residents and the communities in which they live.

Oak Tree Kanwal Construction Update

Oak Tree Kanwal Construction Update

Monday, 16 March 2020

Construction works are trucking along at our Oak Tree Retirement Village in Kanwal. These recent aerial photographs show the progress of this great Oak Tree Retirement Village in the making.

A Pawsitive Environment

A Pawsitive Environment

Thursday, 12 March 2020

According to the RSPCA, Australia has one of the highest pet ownership rates in the world, with around 60 per cent of households owning pets. At Oak Tree, we understand the importance and prevalence of pets in our lives. When moving into a retirement village there’s enough to consider, but what to do with your beloved pet shouldn’t be one of them. That’s why we’re one of the few village operators who openly welcome furry friends, even after you’ve moved in.

Information Session A Success For Kanwal

Information Session A Success For Kanwal

Tuesday, 10 March 2020

Last week we hosted the Preview Event for our new Kanwal village currently under construction in Wahroonga Road, Kanwal. Over 40 people came along to listen to Directors, Mark Bindon and Franco De Pasquale, together with Regional Manager Melissa Luck, introduce the village to the local senior community and take questions about the development.

Retirement Planning: Tips for a Successful Retirement

Retirement Planning: Tips for a Successful Retirement

Friday, 06 March 2020

There are so many factors to consider when planning for retirement.

Like any new chapter in your life, preparation can go a long way in ensuring you are financially and emotionally ready for the road ahead.

New Hobby Den Launched in Goondiwindi

New Hobby Den Launched in Goondiwindi

Monday, 02 March 2020

Oak Tree Retirement village Goondiwindi has launched its very own Hobby Den. The residents welcomed members of the Goondiwindi Men’s shed along with other locals to mark the opening of this wonderful initiative. The residents of Oak Tree have fitted out the Hobby Den with recycled bits and pieces and some of them have brought many of their own treasured tools into their Oak Tree Village Hobby Den.

Top Tips To Prevent Hearing Loss

Top Tips To Prevent Hearing Loss

Tuesday, 25 February 2020

Perfect hearing is something that many people take for granted – so it may be surprising to learn that impaired hearing and hearing loss is a very common occurrence in Australia.

Moss Vale Open Day Event & Official Opening

Moss Vale Open Day Event & Official Opening

Monday, 24 February 2020

Last weekend marked the official opening of our newest Oak Tree Retirement Village Moss Vale.

Oak Tree Goonellabah Open Day

Oak Tree Goonellabah Open Day

Thursday, 20 February 2020

Despite the effects of moderate flooding in Lismore after a week of consistent and welcome rainfall, the recent Open Days held in our Goonellabah Village were a great success

Having Important Conversations

Having Important Conversations

Monday, 17 February 2020

Commencing conversations with your parent or loved one can be a tricky time. Its natural to feel apprehensive about raising the topic to transition into retirement living, particularly if your parent hasn’t raised it first.

New Years Resolution

New Years Resolution

Tuesday, 11 February 2020

The new year (and decade) has well and truly begun. In fact, it has lived up to its reputation already of flying by and we are well into February. For many of us, the new year compels us to make new resolutions, change old habits and start new ones afresh, hopefully for the better.

To Move Or Not To Move?

To Move Or Not To Move?

Wednesday, 05 February 2020

This can be a significant question for many soon-to-be retired or retired people. It may also be the first of many more questions. For example – What about our pet? What will the children feel about us moving from the family home?.

Oak Tree Pelican Waters on the Marina marks another construction milestone

Oak Tree Pelican Waters on the Marina marks another construction milestone

Friday, 29 November 2019

The first pour of the basement car park this week at our newest development at Oak Tree Pelican Waters on the Marina marked a further milestone in the construction process.