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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.

Paul's Passion for Decoupage

Paul's Passion for Decoupage

With over 30 boutique villages in operation from Cairns to Tasmania, about Oak Tree have developed quite a large community of residents, each coming from a different walk of life. Every resident has a unique story to tell, and a different talent to share.

Benefits of Tai Chi

Benefits of Tai Chi for Seniors

Tai Chi, also known as shadow boxing, originated from China several thousand years ago and derives from qigong, an ancient Chinese discipline of martial arts that involves slow meditative body movements that were initially intended for self-defence and to promote relaxation and deep inner peace.

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The Company We Keep

The Company We Keep

Tuesday, 19 May 2020

Community connection plays a vital role in both our physical and mental wellbeing, particularly during our senior years.

How to keep yourself entertained while you’re at home

How to keep yourself entertained while you’re at home

Thursday, 14 May 2020

Luckily, we live in a time where have the internet and an abundance of digital resources to occupy us during isolation.

Trying to maintain a nutritious diet during COVID-19? Here are some healthy yet delicious substitutes to try!

Trying to maintain a nutritious diet during COVID-19? Here are some healthy yet delicious substitutes to try!

Tuesday, 12 May 2020

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle and nutritious diet is very important during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially since most of us aren’t getting as much exercise and physical activity as we’re used to! With that being said, it can be hard to curb cravings, particularly when you’re stuck inside so close to the pantry and the fridge.

Staying Connected At Oak Tree

Staying Connected At Oak Tree

Thursday, 07 May 2020

Village by name and village by nature, Oak Tree residents have been sticking together – from a safe distance – during the coronavirus pandemic, proving you don’t have to feel alone during isolation.

Staying informed during COVID-19: The Australian Government’s Coronavirus and COVIDSafe Applications

Staying informed during COVID-19: The Australian Government’s Coronavirus and COVIDSafe Applications

Tuesday, 05 May 2020

To guarantee your safety, it is crucial to stay up to date with new information about COVID-19.

Why downsizing is still a good idea amidst a global crisis

Why downsizing is still a good idea amidst a global crisis

Friday, 01 May 2020

If you have been contemplating downsizing for a while, the current COVID-19 pandemic is the perfect opportunity to finally make the change. Here’s why.

Staying healthy and happy through COVID-19

Staying healthy and happy through COVID-19

Wednesday, 29 April 2020

There is so much going on in the world right now that it is normal to feel overwhelmed, stressed, and a little down. While it can be tough to stay positive, here are some simple steps that will improve your general wellness and help you to stay happy and healthy during COVID-19.

Planning for retirement through a recession: focusing on things you can control

Planning for retirement through a recession: focusing on things you can control

Monday, 27 April 2020

If you’re approaching retirement, the current COVID-19 impacts on your financial security and the volatility of the investment markets that has come as a result, can lead to feelings of uncertainty and concern. During this time, it is important to be educated and informed on how you can preserve your retirement savings.

Meal Delivery Support for Seniors During COVID-19

Meal Delivery Support for Seniors During COVID-19

Wednesday, 22 April 2020

p>The current COVID-19 pandemic has posed many obstacles, even around what were once trivial, day to day tasks like grocery shopping and picking up essential items.

Exercise at home

Exercise at home

Monday, 20 April 2020

Restricted life doesn’t have to mean restricted motion. Being out of our normal routine and finding our feet in new routines may mean our exercise routine has gone out the window.

Online courses: The perfect way to keep your brain sharp during isolation

Online courses: The perfect way to keep your brain sharp during isolation

Friday, 17 April 2020

Although necessary to stop the spread of coronavirus during the current pandemic, self-isolation can be monotonous, and lead to a lot of spare time.

Silver Linings

Silver Linings

Wednesday, 15 April 2020

These are indeed strange and unprecedented times we are living in. The coronavirus pandemic has dominated our existence in ways we could never have predicted even a month ago. Hopefully what we are experiencing is a once in a lifetime event that we won’t see again in any of our lifetimes.

Communication Platforms to Help us Stay Connected

Communication Platforms to Help us Stay Connected

Wednesday, 08 April 2020

Living in these times of coronavirus has given us exposure to words we have probably never heard before when it comes to communication between humans.

Oak Tree Group COVID-19 Update #2

Oak Tree Group COVID-19 Update #2

Wednesday, 01 April 2020

Dear Residents/Employees

Due to the daily changes in Federal and State Government regulations, Oak Tree Retirement will be providing regular updates relevant to our residents, employees and communities.

These will be distributed via email or in hard copy where safe to do so.

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.