Category: Resident story

Drayton Villas Resident Spotlight: Alan Mallet

This time last year, Alan Mallet and a team of Drayton Villas residents were hard at work on their entry for the Carnival of Flowers.

From caravan touring to Carlyle Gardens

Before moving to Carlyle Gardens, Roy Markwell and his wife, Genevieve, spent 11 years in a caravan driving around Australia.

Remembering them

As seen in Ageless: Torrens Grove’s Gwen Lawrence has a unique way to commemorate Remembrance Day.

Bowling for silver

As seen in Ageless: Winning a silver medal at the Pan Pacific Masters Games has reignited Carol Rustichelli’s competitive spirit.

Making a contribution

After an esteemed career as an economist, Bartonvale Gardens’ Nicholas Samuel is enjoying a well-earned retirement.

Seeking out stories

As seen in Ageless: Throughout her life, Irene Voysey’s love of a good story has taken her to dozens of different countries.

A smooth move for Ivan and Joan

It didn’t take long for Ivan and Joan Hall to decide that Tea Tree Gardens was the perfect place for them.

A rewarding retirement at Tarragal Glen

Gloria and Graeme Power have never looked back since making the move to Tarragal Glen seven years ago.

Keeping active

Carlyle Gardens resident Judy Wilkie is busier in retirement than ever before.

Cheering on a champion

As seen in Ageless: At 84, table tennis champion Betty Bird is more active than ever, competing regularly in Australian and international tournaments.

Social life and security top priorities for Drayton retiree

For a retiree as active as Lynn Jacobs, Drayton Villas was the perfect choice.

A close-knit community at Torrens Grove

For Torrens Grove residents Michael and Dianne Henley, being part of a close-knit community is one of the best parts of retirement village life.