OVER 50s LIFESTYLE ESTATES

5 reasons why a well-insulated home is important when you’ve retired

Save money and enjoy a comfortable retirement with our tips You’ve worked hard to reach retirement. You don’t want to spend it sweltering through a steamy Aussie summer, or shivering under a blanket and a beanie in winter!

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9 benefits of moving into a low set home for your retirement

The advantages of living in a home on one level  As you head towards retirement a low set home offers you a wide range of benefits. Apart from the obvious – no stairs! – there are many more reasons to consider a move from two levels to one. Your large home may have been the perfect place to bring up[...]

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Tips for staying healthy in retirement

Here’s how retirement can be the best years of your life Everyone wants to live a happy, healthy, satisfying life. In your retirement years you have more freedom, solid friendships, hopefully some funds tucked away, and you’re active enough to enjoy yourself.

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How to stay physically active when you’ve retired

3 top tips to keep your body moving in retirement  As you head into retirement, moving your body on a regular basis is so important. As you age, you will naturally lose muscle and bone mass, which can lead to problems such as back pain, osteoporosis, or osteoarthritis.

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Can you work while living in a retirement estate?

Here’s how you can work and enjoy your new lifestyle too!  When the time comes to start thinking ahead to your ideal retirement lifestyle, you might find you’re not quite ready to completely give away work. You might like to ramp up your leisure time while you still continue to pass on the benefit o[...]

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How to keep up your social life once you’ve retired

Try these entertaining ideas for staying socially active in retirement Retirement is a time of change, and that includes the way your social life may evolve once you’ve stopped work. To stay socially active and avoid becoming isolated, it’s a good idea to look for ways to maintain your social circle[...]

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7 security features to consider for your retirement house

Get peace-of-mind from these clever home features    It’s a sad fact of life that house break-ins and theft are one of the most common crimes today. You want (and deserve) to feel safe and secure in your own home – and choosing to live in a retirement estate can certainly give you peace-of-mind due [...]

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How to find a new ‘role’ once you’ve retired

6 ways to play an active part in the community – no matter what your age You’ve probably heard people say – or perhaps you’ve said it yourself – “Since I’ve retired, I’ve never been so busy!”. With our older generation taking better care of their health and fitness, it’s not unusual to find ‘retiree[...]

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How the “lock-and-leave” lifestyle could be ideal for your retirement

5 ways a retirement estate looks after your home when you’re on holidays  One of the big attractions of the retirement lifestyle is the amount of time you’ll have to spend on – whatever you like!  For many of us, that means heading off regularly for a well-deserved holiday, whether that’s in Austral[...]

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Can you enjoy a comfortable retirement lifestyle without owning a car?

7 advantages of living car-free in retirement At first it might seem like a worrying thought – living in retirement without having a car available to get you around. Yet in fact, the case for going car-free in retirement is a strong one. If you’ve been driving seemingly ‘forever’, the thought of let[...]

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