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