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The Laurels welcomes a new Village Manager

The Laurels Retirement Village at Mount Barker has welcomed a new Village Manager, Sharyn Blows.

RetireAustralia commits to 8-point plan

RetireAustralia is committed to working towards positive change as outlined in the Retirement Living Council’s eight-point plan.

Award shortlist for Murray Gardens managers

Chiquita Walsh and Anne Jack of Murray Gardens Retirement Village have been shortlisted for the prestigious NSW Village Manager of the Year award.

Retiree to raise funds for refugees after visiting warzone

Most retirees can’t say they have just spent three weeks in a warzone, but Bramblewood Retirement Village resident Irene Voysey isn’t most retirees.

Family support at Tarragal Glen

Tradition suggests retirement village living is for couples and singles, but increasing numbers of retirees are bucking the trend by moving into villages with friends and family members.

Helen Hogan awarded OAM for services to lawn bowls

Celebrations are underway at Noyea Riverside, as word spreads that resident Helen Hogan has been awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

A new Village Manager at Wood Glen

Wood Glen Retirement Village recently welcomed a new Village Manager, Vanessa Fordyce.

The power of positivity at Glengara

When Len Miller had a devastating surfing accident in 2005, doctors gave him about a 3% chance of pulling through.

Hitting all the right notes at Glengara

At Glengara Retirement Village, singing and community go hand in hand in the popular village musical group, The Glen Singers.

Shooting your age in golf

Carlyle Gardens Retirement Village resident and golfer, Ernie Nankivell, has managed to shoot his age 25 times in the past year and nearly 40 times during his lifetime.

Giving (little) quilts of love

After spending 23 years making beautiful quilts, Tea Tree Gardens Retirement Village resident Margaret Sampson has been appointed to the South Australian Festival of Quilts’ Committee.

Bowled over by social activities

RetireAustralia sponsored the annual Bay Bowlers’ tournament with avid bowlers from Glengara, Forresters Beach and Tarragal Glen Retirement Villages travelling to Wyong Bowling Club in November.