Why buy into a Retirement Village?

Wouldn’t you be better off financially if you remained in the general community and watched the value of your home increase over the years? Quite possibly, but to what purpose? So that your children can receive a larger inheritance when you die? Whilst a number of Retirement Villages perform quite reasonably, in a financial sense […]

Understanding the Loan/Lease Retirement Village Model

The Loan/Lease model is utilised by probably 80% of Retirement Villages in Australia including Hume Retirement Resort (HRR) and there is a good reason for that. It provides for a mutual benefit whereby residents can enjoy a higher standard of living in retirement than they would normally be able to afford and owners can adequately […]

When Should You Move to Retirement Living?

Hume Retirement Restort Mountain view

It’s the old “how long is a piece of string” question. Everyone and every circumstance is different. What is without question though is the fact that most people that do make the move will say; “I wish we had of done this sooner”! There is no doubt that making the move earlier rather than later […]

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, […]

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 […]