Category: Retirement

How is COVID-19 impacting house prices?

There’s been a lot of talk about the pending economic downturn due to COVID-19, but data released by CoreLogic shows now could be the right time if you’ve been thinking about selling your home.

Village life a key to better health in retirement

The key to unlocking a long, happy life may be a riddle for the ages, but recent research suggests that modern retirement village living certainly helps.

Retirement Villages: Can I Afford It?

If you’re considering moving into a retirement village, you probably have money on your mind. Make sure you understand the financial model first.

What People Say After Entering a Retirement Village

What do you picture when you think of a retirement village? If you envision a place where life moves slowly and the energy is low, it’s time to think again.

Retirement Village Fact vs Fiction

There’s a common misconception that retirement villages are ‘nursing homes’, but nothing could be further from the truth.

Life in Carlyle Gardens is a breeze – with ocean breezes to boot

Like honey to a bee, Carlyle Gardens Retirement Village attracts residents from all over the world, who seek out sunshine, ocean breezes, and a relaxed beachside lifestyle. Take Noel and Judy Bowman, who have lived in Carlyle Gardens for almost

Mini golf proves a hit at Lincoln Grove

Residents at Lincoln Grove Retirement Village can now enjoy a new on-site mini golf course, which helps foster vitality, connection and community – and features a clever design to reduce back strain.

‘We’re so thankful we planned early’

“If you leave it too late, the decision gets made for you.” That’s the advice from Gordon Crawford, when asked about his decision to move into retirement living earlier than many friends and family advised.

Murray Gardens turns 21

In March, Murray Gardens celebrated its 21st birthday. The village was officially opened on the 28th March 1998 by The Hon Timothy Fischer AC, then Deputy Prime Minister of Australia.

Top tips to make the move

While the prospect of sorting through a lifetime of possessions and memories might seem overwhelming, we’ve put together a list of handy tips to make the process easier.

100 residents celebrate Mother’s Day

We celebrated Mother’s Day on the 12th May with a beautiful high tea, put on by our residents’ social activities committee.

Learn more about retirement village living at RetireAustralia’s upcoming events

Join us at a village event this summer and discover why so many residents are proud to call our communities home.