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Memoir Writing

Memoir writing: quieting the inner critic

Memoir writing, or life story writing, is becoming increasingly popular among seniors as a creative way to make sense of meaningful life events, help others learn from their experiences, and to leave behind a legacy for generations to come. 

Enjoy what really matters

More time for what really matters

Perhaps the most prevalent reason so many Australian seniors are choosing the Oak Tree lifestyle is the fact that it means they have less to worry about, and more time to spend doing what they love, with whom they love.

Benefits of living in a Boutique Retirement Village

Benefits of living in a Boutique Retirement Village

Exploring retirement options can be a daunting process in the beginning. With an array of different providers and offerings on the market, it can be difficult to determine which lifestyle best suits your needs.

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 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.

The best food home delivery kits in Australia

The best food home delivery kits in Australia

Thursday, 23 July 2020

p>In recent years, food home delivery kits have become increasingly popular, and for good reason. If you’re someone who is often busy and not big on cooking, but you still want to eat nutritious, exciting meals packed with fresh produce, then these services are perfect for you.

Making Friends in Your 60s

Making Friends in Your 60s

Monday, 20 July 2020

Community connection plays a vital role in both our physical and mental well-being, particularly during our senior years. Staying social and getting out and about can help reduce health problems, give you purpose and allow you to live independent for longer.

Winter Tips For Gardening

Winter Tips For Gardening

Wednesday, 15 July 2020

While many people think of Winter as the off season for gardening, it’s actually the perfect time to start preparing your garden for Spring.

Classic and cool hairstyles for older women

Classic and cool hairstyles for older women

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

As we get older, our faces and hair change, which naturally means our hairstyle should as well.