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...

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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...

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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


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...

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...

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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...

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From the GM's desk

10 October 2017


What have we really built at Renaissance Victoria Point?

Many hours of hard work go into planning a retirement village, especially one that caters for nearly 500 people and extends over 50 acres. Initial planning is important because this is the...

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Fun living in a retirement village

10 October 2017


I can hear it now, “fun” and “retirement village” don’t work in a sentence together. Why? Because retirement villages are full of old people, right? I believe “old” is a state of mind as much as it is a state of being and throughout the years of...

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Ageing in place... family home vs village home

10 October 2017


Ageing in place… Family Home vs Village Home

Changes to the Government care scheme are on the way, and consumers will soon need to start making decisions about how they allocate their funding allowance. In other words, which services they require...

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