Category: Resident story

Community is key at Drayton Villas

The chance to be part of a close-knitted community was a major draw for Krista Schenkeveld when she moved to Toowoomba’s Drayton Villas.

Care and community for Barbara at Bartonvale Gardens

The quality of care and services on offer at Bartonvale Gardens makes every day easier, says care apartment resident Barbara Bobridge.

A social lifestyle at Glengara Retirement Village

When she made the move from Canberra to Glengara Retirement Village, Chicky Desmet was determined to get involved in village life as much as possible.

Making a sea change at Carlyle Gardens

For many seeking a sea change in retirement, Carlyle Gardens Retirement Village at Bargara is the ideal choice.

A better way to retire at Torrens Grove

For Torrens Grove resident Lee Ward, there’s simply no comparison between her retirement village lifestyle and her old home in the suburbs.

A happy retirement on the coast with the most

When Judith Wennerbom was looking for a retirement village on the Central Coast, one stood head and shoulders above the rest.

A charitable achievement at The Laurels

Crafty residents at The Laurels Retirement Village have reached the remarkable milestone of completing 400 knitted wraps for international charity, Wrap With Love.

Hitting the pavement

As seen in Ageless: For Belrose Country Club’s Mike Thomas, a love of dogs has inspired decades of dedicated fundraising.

Newling Gardens’ creative couple

As seen in Ageless: When Lin and Geoff Quaife moved to Newling Gardens in 2014, an idle retirement was never on the cards.

A diamond anniversary at Torrens Grove

Torrens Grove Retirement Village residents and Joy and Andy McCade will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on 26th July.

Giving back

As seen in Ageless: Noyea Riverside resident Ep Lammers is no stranger to volunteering, donating more than 900 hours of his time each years.

Double celebration for Adelaide centenarian Jess

Jess Stapledon celebrates her 100th birthday and the arrival of her first great-great-grandchild in the space of a few days.