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The Pursuit of Happiness
From humble beginnings to a life of endless adventure, Keith Green has done it all.
Less Bills and Admin
Living in a Lendlease village means that pile of bills on the kitchen bench is a thing of the past!
Going for Gold
A natural athlete in every sense of the phrase, Victorian resident Val Worrell is still winning national titles well into her retirement. Meet our resident hammer throw champion.
All you need are friends
Many a sentimental song has been sung about the benefits of friendship. The Beatles got by with a little help from their friends. Bette Midler wailed about her best pal being the wind beneath her wings. Dionne Warwick warbled that that’s what friend are for. “You’re the first one, when things turn out bad, you know I’ll never be lonely,” sang Queen in their smash hit You’re My Best Friend. There’s certainly no shortage of inspiration when it comes to crooning about platonic relationships.Read more
The Wellbeing Committee
initially joined the Wellbeing Committee because I was interested in helping others around me. I’ve been involved now for about two years. The idea behind the group is to maximise access to services for the residents and to help them to make the most of their health and wellbeing. We’re all volunteers, of course. There’s a very holistic approach to what we do. We put on talks from various organisations on things like diabetes, heart health and Alzheimer’s. We have a list of drivers who can take people to their appointments, ladies who do sewing jobs, a gentleman who does carpentry, and even people who can help residents with their computers. We send cards to people if they’re ever sick or in hospital and we’re also there as general support. When new people move in, I’ll give them a call to welcome them.Read more
Change Your Space, Change Your Life
The Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and naturalist Edwin Way Teale was onto something when he said, “Reduce the complexity of life by eliminating the needless wants of life, and the labors of life reduce themselves.” What is it about simplifying things that seems to increase wellbeing? Perhaps it’s because the less you have, the less you have to worry about. It’s not surprising that amongst the over-55s, there’s a rising trend in selling the family home (fueled in part by a booming property market) and moving into something smaller – and ultimately more rewarding.Read more
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