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The first 50 days: From moving to the joy of a new lifestyle
Reassuring the kids, signing the contract and meeting new neighbours – Jenny and Ian Hansen from Lendlease’s The Lakes, Bundaberg, share their experience of transitioning from thei...
For the past five years, Lendlease Retirement Living’s Renewal Program has been turning dreams into reality – breathing a new lease of life into many of its community facilities an...
Great Expectations: Retirement Living
Thinking about downsizing your home and moving into a retirement community? Here are ten things you’ll want to know first.
The Beauty of Living Small
Shedding the shackles of too much stuff and living an easier life can be incredibly liberating. Four Lendlease Retirement Living residents who downsized their own homes share their...
So you’re in your late 50s, 60s or beyond, and you thought you’d enjoy easing into retirement. But having all those extra hours to wander the golf course, or to simply do what you want, whenever you want, is losing its appeal. You need something else. You want more of a routine back in your day. You want a challenge. You want to go back to work - but you also want to have more control over your working day, too.Read more
Dollars and Sense
The inimitable Oscar Wilde said, “When I was young, I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I’m old, I know that it is.” The author Henry David Thoreau may argue that “wealth is the ability to fully experience life” – and in many cases he’d be right – but there’s no denying that while cold, hard cash can’t buy you happiness, there’s a reason just about everyone wants more of it.Read more
There was a time when the idea of having a phone that could ‘talk’ to you, allow you to access the internet and show you where to go on a map might have seemed the stuff of science fiction. Yet the advances in technology in the past decade have been so great that even flying cars don't seem so crazy any more. And as ever more innovative products are released onto the market there’s almost no limit to what we can expect.Read more
21st Century Grandparents
They’re the light of your life. The apples of your eye. The veritable angels you can spoil rotten with love and lollies before packing them back to their parents. But after a while, a few hours of babysitting becomes a few more hours – then a two-day-a-week obligation. And while the initial excitement of caring for the grandkids is a beautiful thing, once ‘Nanna’ begins to feel like the nanny and play starts to feel like work, being a grandparent can quickly lose its sheen (much as you dote on your offspring’s offspring.)Read more
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