Category: Resident story

Finding a perfect place to retire both now and later

Norm and Nola Whyburn discovered that life at Tarragal Glen Retirement Village was the perfect choice when they moved in 10 years ago, and it’s continued to be ideal as their care needs have changed.

Notching up a century

Norma has revealed the secrets to her longevity – staying on the move and indulging in a daily tipple.

New aged care alternative for couples

Laurie and Sally Jackson are enjoying a less stressful life after taking up a new aged care option for couples.

Turbocharging social events at The Verge

Gold Coast Volunteer of the Year and Jog for Jugs founder Jeff Burchell is turbocharging the social events calendar at The Verge.

Doing the work for a dream retirement

Sandy knows that village life equates to dream retirement living, which is why she and her husband moved to Tarragal Glen Retirement Village.

Finding life’s spark again at Belrose

After a serious fall, Colin Stracey was apprehensive about making the move to Belrose Country Club. Now, he’s the happiest he’s been in years.

Lifelong friendship endures at Torrens Grove

Hazel and Ruth have been friends since high school. Little did they know they would end up living a few streets away from each other at Torrens Grove Retirement Village.

First 100th birthday celebrated at Glengara

Turning 100 is a big deal, and for Glengara Retirement Village resident Marjorie Male notching up a century will be an especially momentous occasion.

A lovely place to live your next chapter

Del was reluctant to move into a retirement village. After seven years at Wellington Manor, she’s delighted to have been proven wrong. 

Like mother, like daughter

Joan and Ray Walpole were two of Tarragal Glen’s earliest residents. Now daughter Diane has followed in their footsteps. Here’s why.

Feline friends make life better for Glengara Care residents

Two tortoiseshell cats are living their best lives at Glengara Private Aged Care in Tumbi Umbi with their owners Joan Simpson-Morgan and Elly Buchanan.

The Verge’s like-minded community and perfect location seals the deal for the Hulmes

A relaxed lifestyle and peace of mind in an unbeatable location on the Gold Coast is what drew Elaine and Peter Hulme to The Verge at Burleigh.