Back in the day, downsizing simply meant moving into a smaller home or into a traditional retirement village. However, in recent years, the popularity of vertical retirement communities is on the rise, and they are rapidly appearing in inner-city suburbs across the country. In fact, 50 per cent of all new villages at Oak Tree are being constructed as multi-level apartments.
AVOIDING LONELINESS AND ISOLATION IN RETIREMENT
When it comes to our wellbeing, we often think about our physical health and the importance of regular exercise and a good diet. However, the social component of our wellbeing is just as important as maintaining good physical health.
More than 120 guests including residents, local seniors and their families were whisked away to “A Night In Paradise” by Oak Tree Goodna to the islands of New Zealand and Samoa through an event they will never forget.
Rockhampton is a city located in the heart of country Queensland. It is nestled in the Fitzroy Basin, Australia’s second largest river system, and boarded by the mountainous Berserker Ranges, ultimately delivering the perfect combination of coastal and regional living.Listed below are the top things you should do when you’re in Rockhampton.
Being part of a close-knit community is one of the best parts of retirement village life. Take a look at what the residents at Oak Tree Park Avenue got up to this week.
If you’re wanting to improve your mental wellbeing, it can be overwhelming at first to know where to begin. The best way to implement lifestyle changes you will stick to is by starting small.
Located just a short distance from Maitland, Rutherford is hub of community and sporting centres, great shopping and, of course, is on the doorstep of everything the wider Maitland area has to offer.
Choosing the right place for your retirement is about right sizing, not down-sizing. It’s choosing somewhere with the amenities, space and care that’s just right for you. Curious about what that looks like for you? Here are the main features of retirement villages compared to typical aged care facilities and retirement homes to help you choose the best fit.
When it comes to the health of senior citizens, we often think about the importance of exercise and a good diet to keep the body fit and strong. In doing so, the social component of wellness is often overlooked – in fact, loneliness can contribute to a decline in physical health, with higher rates of obesity, higher blood pressure and risk of heart attack, and more frequent admissions to hospital.
Where else can you enjoy sun, surf, sand and wineries all in one place? Welcome to Victoria Point, located within the coastal Redland Bay district just a short drive from Brisbane.
Naturally, as your skin changes, the way you apply your makeup should too. Ageing is inevitable, and instead of using makeup to cover the visible signs of ageing, embrace the changes to your skin and use makeup to enhance your best features!
The beginning of a new year provides an opportunity to sit and think deeply about the year just gone. In light of your experiences in the crazy year that was 2020, is there anything you’d like commit to in 2021 that will improve your overall wellbeing?
When you’re entering a new stage in life like finishing work and considering retirement more seriously, the new year marks a turning point to check in on your goals and ask yourself what’s important to achieve both your financial and personal dreams.
For many people, the festive season is something they look forward to. It means celebrating and exchanging gifts with loved ones and eating too much Christmas ham. For many others however, Christmas can be a very stressful and lonely time of year.
The village was abuzz on Saturday 28th November with atmosphere, music and ladies rushing from stall to stall to find the best value for money and many appetites being satisfied.
The global pandemic has helped us to understand more than ever that life is short, and tomorrow is never promised. It is so important to live life to the fullest and spend each day as if it were your last. Here are 4 simple tips that will help you do this.