Category: Resident Story

Drayton Villas Resident Spotlight: Alan Mallet

Alan and his mother Shirley 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 mid-May to mid-June, Alan and about five other residents

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. While touring the country, they would meet up with friends living at Carlyle Gardens, and decided to make the move

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

As seen in Ageless: 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

As seen in Ageless: 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.

Sustainable communities

As seen in Ageless: In many RetireAustralia communities, residents have found a little effort can make a big impact on the environment.

Social life and security top priorities for Drayton retiree

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