Have you ever wondered what would it be like living in the year 1950 on the Gold Coast? A bit smaller houses, but a wider back yards, I must say. Space was allotted for playing cricket or kicking the footy, a veggie garden, chooks, often still an outdoor dunny, a detached garage, a shed, a
It’s 2019 and your 65, that means you were born in 1954, have you ever thought how much things have changed since 1954, do you ever even consider some of the major events that happened in 1954? Let’s take a little walk down memory lane In 1954 Queen Elisabeth the second visited Australia for the
As we get Older many things in life change, our focus shifts, what used to be important is replaced by a different value system. The things that troubled us in the early years of life now quickly move into the realm of “Small Trivial Things”. We value relationships more, we look for quality, not quantity.
Your home has become too large, maintenance is a problem, safety and home security has begun to worry you, loneliness or isolation is getting you down, the desire to travel knowing that your home is safe and being maintained, any of these can be indications that the time has come to look at other alternatives.
On our website, we have the traditional “About us”. It goes like this: “Designed specifically for over 65s, De Paul Manor Estate is one of the premier Retirement Village’s on the Gold Coast. It offers the intimate, ‘boutique’ retirement villages community nestled amongst landscaped grounds and natural bushland just minutes from the fabulous Gold Coast beaches
Fitness, as we get older, has been the subject of a couple our De Paul Manor Estate Lifestyle Resort on the Gold Coast Blog and we have been getting a lot of questions, so in this month’s blog we will continue the Fitness subject. One of the major questions that has been asked of us, “What is
Some propose that ageing ‘successfully’ involves the maintenance of physical and cognitive function, the absence of disease, and a sustained involvement in productive activities. Even in our last article we highlighted the importance of physical fitness as we grow older and the facilities we have at De Paul Manor Estate on the Gold Coast to encourage that
Slow down Old Fella, Take It easy Grand Ma, remember you are not getting any younger. Have you heard any of these quotes from any of your loved ones or others? Yes, it seems like comments like this become a natural progression as we age, for some reason, many of those around us think that
Finally, the day has arrived, you clock off for the final time and after all those years of waking up early five days a week, spending time behind a desk, a steering wheel, a machine, a PC whatever work you may have done the time has come, the 65 years have rolled by and it’s
Many thanks from resident Val Connolly “To our Friends, The residents who have been and are still caring and kind to me especially whilst Ken has been hospitalized for the last month and a half. Your support has been truly appreciated and I cannot thank you all enough. I think without you kind people helping