The importance of security once you’ve retired If you’ve ever visited a gated retirement community, you were probably impressed by the big steel gate and coded entry. It’s surely a secure retirement living option… isn’t it? Perhaps… and perhaps not! Read more
How to build your social circle in a retirement village You may already know that it’s so important to stay connected after you move into retirement. Yet for some people, that’s more easily said than done! Read more
8 legends including “Retirement communities are just for old people!” It’s incredible the stories you hear in the media these days. Let’s face it – a ‘horror story’ and bad news just seem to generate more interest than the ‘boring’ truth. Spend any time in the retirement village industry and you’ll find that as a whole, it’s made up of great people, doing a wonderful job and providing excellent… Read more
7 reasons to choose a single story home for retirement If you’re weighing up the best type of home for your retirement, a low set home offers you a wide range of benefits. And it’s not just the lack of stairs. There are many more reasons to consider a move from two levels to one. Read more
5 reasons why ‘right sizing’ could be better than downsizing If you’re thinking about your living options once you’ve retired, you’ve probably seen the concept of ‘downsizing’ from the family home. But is that really the best way to live in retirement? Read more
How you’ll find it easier to keep fit when you live in a retirement village Read more
Plus 7 great tips on how to build and maintain relationships in retirement Many studies have shown that being socially active can positively affect your health and wellbeing as you age. Humans are supposed to be connected! Read more
Uncovering the truth about retirement community living Now that you have a few years of life experience under your belt, you’ll recognise that your attitude has a huge effect on your experience. It’s easy to find horror stories about retirement living if that’s what you’re looking for! Read more
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What to look for in a home for retirement