A social lifestyle at Glengara Retirement Village

When she made the move from Canberra to Glengara Retirement Village, Chicky Desmet was determined to get involved in village life as much as possible.

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Over a year later, she has settled into her new surroundings and enjoys a busier social life than most.

“For me, moving to Glengara was a lifestyle choice,” she said.

“I wanted the activities, the community and the security – and I got them.”

The independent living resident is now a member of the social committee and takes part in a wide range of activities and events on offer at the Tumbi Umbi community.

“I bowl, I swim, I play cards, canasta and 500, I go to the games afternoons and the social club dinners, I play table tennis, and I’ve joined the craft group,” she said.

“I was concerned about retirement and was wondering what I was going to do with myself, but I’ve built up a lot of friendships and social groups here.”

Glengara has been a premier retirement living option on the Central Coast for 20 years, and is known for its friendly atmosphere, luxurious Country Club, resort-like facilities, and convenient location next to Mingara Recreation Club.

For Chicky, it’s the ultimate retirement lifestyle.

“If I paid to go to a resort, I’d be looking for a swimming pool, some activities, nice surroundings and things to do, and I’ve got that every day at Glengara!”

For more information about Glengara Retirement Village, click here.

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