Category: Wellbeing

15 ways to support while social distancing

One of the best parts of living in a retirement village is the community spirit and atmosphere – there are always things to do, people to see, and activities to take part in. So what happens when there’s a pandemic and our residents need to practise social distancing?

19 tips to stay healthy during COVID-19

We all want to stop the spread of coronavirus. Older Australians are particularly vulnerable to the virus, so we need to work together to keep it out of our communities – and keep our residents safe.

We’ve put together 19 tips to help you look after your physical, emotional and mental wellbeing during the coronavirus pandemic.

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.

Keeping active

As seen in Ageless: Carlyle Gardens resident Judy Wilkie is busier in retirement than ever before.

Social connection in good health at RetireAustralia

Being part of a RetireAustralia community is a positive, safe and rewarding way to stay connected in retirement.

Men’s shed a big draw for Tea Tree retirees

For retired men who wish to spend time working with their hands, many retirement villages provide the perfect place: the humble men’s shed.

Supporting independence with home care

As seen in Ageless: Selected RetireAustralia villages are now offering government and privately funded home care services.

Building better health

As seen in Ageless: With men’s health in the spotlight, it’s important to acknowledge the impact of peer support for social isolation and depression.

RetireAustralia supports safety ninja

Tonight RetireAustralia’s Senior HSE Advisor, Adam Eyles, takes a safety risk for a good cause, appearing on Australian Ninja Warrior to shine a spotlight on Cystic Fibrosis.

A healthier way to eat at Lincoln Grove

Enjoying a nutritious diet is vital for good health in retirement – a fact the team at Lincoln Grove are keenly aware of.

Never a dull moment

As seen in Ageless: Val Knight is a living testimony to how staying active in retirement is key to a long and happy life.

Starting the ‘R U OK?’ conversation

As seen in Ageless: RetireAustralia’s villages opened their doors and welcomed their local communities for R U OK? Day.