Category: Retirement

The Verge opens its doors

Mrs Dean said one of the big selling points of The Verge was that the apartments were designed with ageing in mind to allow residents to maintain their independence in a safe and secure environment, but also had access to care in their home when they needed it.

Considering retirement living? Why now could be the perfect time

With experts predicting the property market could be starting to cool, older Australians looking to downsize into a retirement village would be wise to do so soon.

“I’ve retired completely, it’s the best thing I ever did”

Meet Margaret and Denise, a mother-daughter duo who live in Forresters Beach and love the community – but for different reasons.

Meet Del and Evon

After living interstate for the past few decades, sisters Del and Evon are spending this chapter of their lives back together in a retirement village.

Syd Benton reflects on WWII

Syd Benton, born in 1924, is a WWII veteran and Glengara Retirement Village resident. Here, he shares his story.

Frank Robinson reflects on WWII

Frank Robinson, born in 1923, is a WWII veteran and Glengara Retirement Village resident. Here, he shares his story.

Ross Kingston reflects on WWII

Boambee Gardens resident Ross Kingston, 95, is a WWII and D-Day veteran. Here, he shares his story.

The tale of the box brownie photo

Boambee Gardens resident Barry Jacobs is a retired jockey and horse trainer, and has the ear of a natural storyteller.

What should retirement look like beyond 2020?

Balancing freedom and independence with safety and support needn’t be a compromise when deciding on retirement living option beyond 2020.

Tips to avoid getting scammed

With a recent uptick in scams across Australia, we’ve put together some tips to spot a scam and keep yourself, your finances and your identity safe.

Adelaide retirees embrace retirement village living during pandemic

Demand for retirement village living in Tea Tree Gardens has surged in recent months, with many new residents saying they feel safer than being in the wider community during a pandemic.

Sink or swim: what the latest property report tells us

Despite recent headlines, the property market is in good shape in many parts of Australia, and now might be a great time to sell.