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PET FRIENDLY RETIREMENT VILLAGES: HOW DO THEY WORK?

Whether they’re big and furry, small and scaly or covered in feathers, pets are an important part of our everyday lives and provide a number of benefits to our physical and mental wellbeing. In fact, almost two thirds of Australian households currently own a pet and over 60% of dog and cat owners regard their pet as a family member. And so it is no surprise that most people would like to take their furry companions with them when the time comes to transition into retirement living.

Avoid loneliness and isolation in retirement

CONVENTIONAL VERSUS RETIREMENT APARTMENTS: HOW DO THEY STACK UP?

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.

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Oak Tree Goodna Event - A Night In Paradise

Oak Tree Goodna Event - A Night In Paradise

Thursday, 04 March 2021

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.

Top Activities To Do in Rockhampton

Top Activities To Do in Rockhampton

Thursday, 25 February 2021

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.

A close knit community at Oak Tree Park Avenue

A close knit community at Oak Tree Park Avenue

Thursday, 18 February 2021

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.

Simple, everyday tasks that can improve your mental wellbeing

Simple, everyday tasks that can improve your mental wellbeing

Thursday, 11 February 2021

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.

Top Activities in Rutherford

Top Activities in Rutherford

Tuesday, 09 February 2021

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.

What a week at Oak Tree Bathurst looks like

What a week at Oak Tree Bathurst looks like

Thursday, 04 February 2021

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.

The Importance Of Companionship For Seniors

The Importance Of Companionship For Seniors

Tuesday, 02 February 2021

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.

Top Activities in Victoria Point

Top Activities in Victoria Point

Thursday, 28 January 2021

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.

Makeup tips for mature skin

Makeup tips for mature skin

Thursday, 21 January 2021

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!

Setting Goals For 2021

Setting Goals For 2021

Wednesday, 13 January 2021

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?

How To Find Meaning And Purpose After Retirement

How To Find Meaning And Purpose After Retirement

Tuesday, 05 January 2021

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.

 How to cope with Christmas this year

How to cope with Christmas this year

Wednesday, 23 December 2020

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.

Creative Christmas gift ideas for seniors

Creative Christmas gift ideas for seniors

Thursday, 17 December 2020
Oak Tree Burpengary Annual Market Day

Oak Tree Burpengary Annual Market Day

Thursday, 10 December 2020

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.

4 simple ways to help you live life to the fullest!

4 simple ways to help you live life to the fullest!

Thursday, 03 December 2020

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.