Living Choice has been the main sponsor of the Sydney Hills Bowls Carnivals for many, many years. The sponsorship is divided between Living Choice Glenhaven in the Hills Shire and Leisure Lea Gardens Retirement Village in Marsfield. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the events could not be held in 2020, however this year they have…

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At Leisure Lea Gardens Retirement Village in Marsfield, we’re open 7 days for viewing and hold regular Open Days, where you can meet our friendly residents. Now, we’ve introduced a new service for those considering the move to a retirement village – “Tea & Tours” every Tuesday at 10am! We’ll serve you a scrumptious Devonshire…

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It’s the season for giving and at Leisure Lea Gardens there has been plenty of goodwill and happy laughter in the last week. On Thursday 10th December, the village held its first Open House in many months and although the number of visitors was less than normal, sales consultant Juliet Morrell said everyone enjoyed the…

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Natasha Woodward reports The Living Choice Home staff members of the Central Coast and Sydney celebrated a year of hard work and dedication by enjoying a lovely Christmas lunch at the High Ground Café at Kincumber. There was a lot of laughter and chat about the year that was, and everyone is excited to start…

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The gardens at the aptly named Leisure Lea Gardens Retirement Village bring great joy to residents all year round, but in Spring, they put on a colourful show which elicit the greatest compliments, making it the happiest time of the year for Head Gardener, Joel Perez. “I often get positive feedback from residents, but at…

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There are currently no upcoming events at this village but check again soon as Living Choice regularly holds village events throughout the year.

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Linda Savige, Village Manager Leisure Lea Gardens. Kylie Johnson, Living Choice Home Care Operations Manager. With its high level of support, Leisure Lea Gardens Retirement Village is an increasingly attractive option for retirees wanting to maintain their sense of independence and stay safe during COVID-19, says Linda Savige, Village Manager at the Marsfield-based Living Choice…

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When Linda Savige, Village Manager at Leisure Lea Gardens, noticed that the table tennis table was sitting idle in the village’s Atrium area, she decided to challenge the residents to a table tennis competition to revive interest in the sport. It worked, with nine residents turning up to have a go and four finalists, Male…

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Jean and Clive Pringle, sales consultant Juliet Morrell and Maintenance Manager Steve Nolan. Home is where the heart is, say Jean and Clive Pringle, and for them Leisure Lea Gardens Retirement Village is “home”. “Many things have been said about the meaning of ‘Home’. My husband and I have recently found a new home and…

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Resident Ambassadors at Leisure Lea Gardens Retirement Village were treated to a lovely morning tea arranged by Sales Consultant, Juliet Morrell and her team. The morning tea was not only to say “thank you” for all their hard work and dedication but to also walk the ambassadors through the newly renovated apartments at the village.…

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Annie with her son, Vernon, and daughter, Diana Welcome to one of Leisure Lea Gardens’ newest residents, Annie, who moved into the village in April. Annie was referred by her son, Vernon, and thanks to Living Choice’s great referral program they both received $500 Wish Gift Cards! Vernon says “Mum moved into Leisure Lea Gardens…

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The COVID-19 crisis has certainly challenged many industries, including the retirement living industry, and many staff members at Living Choice villages have had to take on new tasks in an effort to keep residents safe and comfortable. At Leisure Lea Gardens, many residents visit the village’s on-site dining-room daily for their meals but with Government…

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On 28th March, at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, an email was sent by Annie Hung via the “Contact Us” page on the Living Choice website and it melted our hearts: “I am working on some cards with my 6-year-old nephew, Julius during the shut-down of school, and he would like to distribute them…

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The COVID-19 pandemic was not going to prevent Elizabeth Newson, a much-loved resident at Leisure Lea Gardens, from celebrating her 100th birthday today (1st May). Elizabeth is well-known at the village for always being immaculately groomed. “She is always beautifully dressed and today she looks particularly elegant,” said sales consultant, Juliet Morrell. While the planned…

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In light of International Women’s Day we caught up with some inspirational women in Living Choice villages across Australia. It was great to hear from these ladies on their achievements and what International Women’s Day means to them. Read their stories below. Jen Hawkes – Living Choice Woodcroft Living Choice Woodcroft resident, Jen Hawkes, was…

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How lucky is the sales team at Leisure Lea Gardens to have such a devoted team of Resident Ambassadors! Whenever sales consultant Juliet Morrell advises them that an Open Day is coming up they swing into action and take care of most things – welcoming the guests at the front door, serving them refreshments, sitting…

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Up until three years ago we had no intentions of moving to a retirement village, however circumstances changed and we found it difficult to maintain a house and garden. We reluctantly decided that we should downsize to a retirement village in the same neighbourhood where we had lived for 58 years. We looked at some…

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The Living Choice New South Wales team members partied in style at The Coast Bar and Grill in Gosford with staff from Sales, Admin, Construction and Home Care coming together to celebrate 2019 coming to an end. Over 25 staff members from Sydney, Glenhaven and the Central Coast enjoyed a wonderful night full of great…

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“I had such fun! I met so many residents from other villages and had a go at practically everything – and I’m 83!”, said a Living Choice Glenhaven resident as she boarded the coach after the NSW Spring Fair held at the Davistown RSL & Bowls Club on 29th November. “Have a go and have…

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The Resident Ambassadors at Leisure Lea Gardens have always been very supportive of the village’s marketing initiatives, helping out at open days and expos and providing sales support when necessary. Living Choice’s sales and marketing team has always appreciated their advice and recently, sales consultant Juliet Morrell hosted a marketing workshop to explain the current…

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