Retirement & Lifestyle

News and Information for seniors, retirees and over 50s on retirement & lifestyle options which include retirement living, independent living, supported living, retirement villages, Residential aged care facilities, manufactured home parks, gated community living, resort lifestyle villages, in home services and retirement lifestyle options that are available.

The sharing of wisdom

THE National Eldership Gathering is held in a different state every two years and this year will be hosted by Queensland non-profit organisation Men’s Wellbeing Inc, from October 10-14, at Camp Bornhoffen in Numinbah Valley.

Boost to the spirits

AN AUDIO device that can play up to eight hours of favourite hymns, choruses, prayers and Bible verses is bringing comfort for people with dementia.

Chinese reach-out wins high praise

THERE'S no divide when it comes to the community in Melbourne’s east. And it is thanks largely to an innovative program to help older Chinese get connected to their community.

Downsizing: not as popular as we think?

NEW research into seniors and downsizing has raised questions about the notion that most would prefer to live in a smaller home, and renewed calls for better incentives to downsize.

Off to the vegie patch

RESIDENTS at Uniting AgeWell know that if they knock on a neighbour’s door and there’s no answer, chances are they are at the vegie patch.The vegetable gardens at many of the Uniting AgeWell villages in Victoria and Tasmania are among the most popular meeting places.

Residential prices open for scrutiny

PRICING and accommodation information for all residential aged care providers is now available on the Federal Government's myagedcare website.