Calling all Sydney based retirees: should you go village, resort or downsize?

Sydney based retirees are demanding a lot more from their retirement living options – and Albury based Hume Retirement Resort (HRR) are working overtime to ensure all their wishes are being met… “We believe we offer Albury’s best lifestyle for the over 55s, either retired or still working and we know you’ll agree once you’ve […]

Tips to help seniors stay hydrated in the summer heat

The wise man who observed, “Pure water is the world’s first and foremost medicine”, knew what he was talking about all those years ago. Modern science has confirmed that a simple way to help safeguard your health is to drink plenty of water. Though important advice to follow year-round, it’s particularly so during the hot, […]

Retirement Villages are Approaching Capacity in Australia

Where will our Seniors Live in the Future? Occupancy of retirement villages in Australia is close to capacity, highlighting the forthcoming shortage of age appropriate housing for senior Australians in their local communities, according to the latest annual data published by the Property Council of Australia. The results of the annual PwC/Property Council Retirement Census […]

Round One of the Inter-Village Bowls Competition

Monday 29 October was a perfect day weather wise for the opening round of the Inter Village Bowls Competition held at the Hume Retirement Resort. Despite the perfect weather and great company, we were sadly not successful on the links! Hume fielded two teams of four bowlers but were soundly defeated by both Gateway and […]

New Display Home Open Day at Hume Retirement Resort

Updated 2023: Due to high unit demand, we no longer have a display unit, however you can have a virtual tour here. Or talk to our sales Manager Kelvin by calling 02 60258409 Saturday 3 November, 10am to 1pm690 Logan Road, Albury NSW 2640 Families, friends and local community members are all welcome to visit Hume Retirement […]

Hume Estate is expanding

Top: The model train room is a project underway which aims to give residents and their families and guests opportunity to view and run the trains once it is up and running. Demand in the local retirement village is well and truly on the increase, according to new Hume Retirement Resort sales manager Kelvin Gilder. Mr Gilder […]

Could Albury be Australia’s Most Liveable Provincial City?

Situated on the mighty Murray River, essentially half way between Melbourne and Sydney, it offers an excellent four season climate and a slower paced lifestyle now unobtainable in the major cities. Albury, and its Victorian neighbour Wodonga, boasts first class major medical facilities, four major shopping complexes, an ‘up to the minute’ airport, great clubs […]

Some simple tips for a happy and financially secure retirement

Keeping fit and healthy and making the right mental adjustments will ensure a smooth transition into a happy and secure retirement. Make the most out of your new-found free time and enjoy the journey as well as the destination.   Ensure a smoother transition by retiring in stages By easing off your workload over several […]

Everything you ever wanted to know about downsizing…

Over the years we all tend to accumulate stuff… lots of stuff. Our homes, garages and gardening sheds are all full of stuff. Instead of getting rid of stuff we buy new cupboards, fill up spare rooms. Some of us buy beach homes or country retreats to relax in for long weekends and holidays. Within […]

The Positive Effects of Gardening on Health and Wellbeing

When it comes to staying healthy and well we tend to think of visiting the doctor for a check-up and a prescription for something to make us feel better. Recent medical research however has highlighted the positive effects of gardening on health and wellbeing and across the country GP’s are starting to prescribe gardening as […]