Retirement living in a gated community

20 March 2018

Why true security needs both a ‘gate’ and a ‘community’

Feeling safe and secure in your own home is so important – and that’s particularly the case as we age. There’s nothing like the feeling of being able to enjoy the lifestyle you’ve worked so hard for, without having to worry about whether your home, possessions, and even you yourself are safe or not. 

When is it the right time to move to a retirement village?

05 December 2017

Tips to help you make the best decision for your needs

How do you know when it’s time for you and your partner to move to a retirement estate?

For many people, the deciding factor is when they experience a health event, whether minor or major. Other people make the choice when the burden of looking after their house and yard becomes too onerous – or perhaps because it limits their ability to go away on holiday for an extended period.

Yet of course, there can be a positive side to moving too. At Renaissance we’ve noticed that many people join us because of all the positive benefits of living in a retirement village:

Looking after your home & health in retirement

05 December 2017

How over 50s can enjoy a better quality of life

Like many old sayings, there’s a lot of truth in the adage that your greatest asset is your health. If your health deteriorates, it can obviously have a significant impact on many other things that you treat as valuable.

The Benefits of staying active during winter

10 October 2017

Exercise classes for Residents at Renaissance are hugely popular, thanks to accredited Exercise Physiologist Matthew Parrish who comes once a week to help residents with fitness and mobility. We asked Matthew to tell us about some benefits of why we should stay active during winter.

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It's a dog's life living in a retirement village

10 October 2017

The growing belief that pets are not just good, but good for you, may make pet ownership more appealing to retirees. When selecting a retirement village, a key factor for many pet owners is if the village is pet friendly or not.

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Aged care buzzwords… help, I need a translator!

10 October 2017

It seems like the world of aged care and retirement living is currently overflowing with buzzwords or confusing jargon such as ‘Continuum of Care’, ‘Aging in Place’, ‘Integrated Housing’, ‘Multigenerational Living’, ‘Active Aging’, ‘Memory Care’.  The list goes on …. and on and is needlessly confusing.

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The winter veggie patch

10 October 2017

It might be Winter but at Renaissance it is also a busy time in the community vegetable garden with residents tending their own little plot of garden creating an abundance of produce to enjoy during the cooler months. 

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It's fun living in a retirement village and healthy too

10 October 2017

In retirement living, perception is everything….. or is it? 

The popular perception of what life is like in a retirement village is sometimes far from reality.

“Don’t you need to be old to live there?”

“I don’t want to lose my independence!”

“Who wants to live amongst a bunch of old people?” 

These are just some of the misconceptions associated with retirees and seniors groups.

Opportunities can disappear...

10 October 2017

The last twelve months at Renaissance Victoria Point have been truly transformative. Many brand new villa styles have been added to our collection and released with the final stages of construction. Featuring gorgeous watercourse views, innovative floor plans, breeze capturing aspects and colour packed gardens these final special villas deserve your attention.

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A new beginning to a new year

10 October 2017

As our calendars tick over to the last month of the year, we reflect on the year gone by and look forward to what the new year holds. It’s a particularly special time as we farewell some key staff members and edge closer to becoming a completed village. Construction commenced at Renaissance Victoria Point in 2004, with over 300 villas planned to build on the 50-acre site.

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