The Living Choice Wellness Centres in SA are growing rapidly, thanks to the efforts of the enthusiastic SA Wellness Coordinator, Sarah Fox. Sarah has established the Wellness Centres at Living Choice’s villages at Woodcroft, Fullarton and Flagstaff Hill and they’re open to members of the public too, who are embracing the many services offered. Sarah…

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Living Choice Woodcroft resident, Jan Clements, had her COVID-19 vaccination as part of the Phase 1B rollout and shares her story. “After six agonising months of trying to make the right decision about the vaccine I honestly thought I probably would like to wait for further testing before I would take the plunge. After all,…

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Happy Hour for Living Choice Woodcroft residents was made a little more special last week. As a token to our country, Living Choice villages fly the Australian flag out the front of each village with pride. As our weather can be quite harsh, the flags perish quickly. When the residents gathered for a glass or…

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Living Choice staff members were proud to see that Living Choice director, Graham Hobbs OAM, was featured in the latest Youth Opportunities newsletter. Here is the article. Graham Hobbs OAM has been a dedicated and longstanding supporter of Youth Opportunities for over twenty years, not only through his philanthropy, but as a former board member…

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While the weather was not ideal for the advertised “Summer BBQ & Open Day” at Living Choice Woodcroft, the rainy day event turned out to be a huge success, with keen interest in the homes on offer and a new appreciation of what retirement village living can offer. “Four homes were either deposited or put…

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Sarah Fox, Coordinator of Living Choice’s Wellness Centres in SA (right) and Wendy Butler of Living Choice Flagstaff Hill. Living Choice Wellness Centre Coordinator, Sarah Fox, has some good advice for residents and clients to keep them happy and healthy in 2021. As we farewell 2020 and get into the swing of 2021, I’d like…

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On 6th January 60 years ago, Living Choice Woodcroft residents, Roger and Patsy Trevor, were married by Roger’s older brother, the Reverend Ian Trevor, in St Augustine’s Church in Streaky Bay. Their milestone anniversary coincided with their regular Wednesday morning social group get-together at a beach kiosk in Seacliff so after coffee with their colleagues,…

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Mary Nolan of Living Choice Woodcroft is well-known for her artistic talent and it was put to good use recently. Village Manager Gail Pounsett asked Mary if she would paint the transformer box at the corner of Robinia Way and McLaren Place, to brighten up the garden space. Mary was happy to oblige and it’s…

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PHOTOS BY AARON WONG Living Choice’s South Australian staff members are well-known for organising the best staff Christmas parties and this year’s event, held at Living Choice Woodcroft, was certainly a show-stopper! The theme was the Royal Adelaide Show, SA’s largest, longest-running and best-loved event. It offers animals, rides, food and entertainment and although the…

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As the race that stops the nation was taunted by COVID-19, Flemington Racecourse fell silent whilst Living Choice Woodcroft celebrated with wine, beer and a lot of cheer. The residents came frocked up to the nines. Stylish dresses, suave suits and the occasional top hat or two. But most importantly everyone arrived with a smile…

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Living Choice is a proud sponsor of the Lower Murray & Hills Division of the SA Veteran Golfers’ Association and Katherine Stacey, Sales Manager for Woodcroft and Flagstaff Hill, regularly attends their monthly golf days. This month’s competition was played at Echunga Golf Club in the Adelaide Hills and Kathy said it was a great…

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When morning tea is served, it usually brings a large crowd, especially the Cancer Council’s annual Biggest Morning Tea, which is usually held in May each year. Jan Clements of Living Choice Woodcroft is an ardent supporter of the popular Cancer Council fundraiser and always organises an amazing event for both residents and Living Choice…

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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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COVID-19 may have delayed the 2020 Gala Reward Events in SA by a couple of months but they were certainly worth waiting for, especially for Living Choice Woodcroft residents, Neil and Marlene Lack, who won the major prize – the choice of a $5,000 travel or Harvey Norman gift voucher. The annual event is held…

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Photos by Bernadette Chetcuti There’s a lot to celebrate in retirement. That was the message from Living Choice Wellness Coordinator, Sarah Fox, at the annual Ploughman’s Lunch for Living Choice Woodcroft clients on 25th August. The message was also reinforced by residents, Bernadette Chetcuti and Rita Dunlop who spoke of their full and active lives…

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One of the unexpected advantages of moving into a retirement village is the opportunity to renew old friendships! After reading a recent Living Choice Woodcroft Communique for residents, Neil Page noticed that new residents Jock and Hellen Duncan had moved into Villa 30. “My mind went into overdrive thinking to myself that there cannot be…

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Photos by Bernadette Chetcuti Since the easing of Covid-19 restrictions in some states, Living Choice staff and Resident Ambassadors have been delighted to host Mini Open Days at Leisure Lea Gardens in Sydney and Living Choice Woodcroft in Adelaide. For the first time in several months, clients were able to view the villages, facilities and most…

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The past few months have presented many challenges to the staff and residents at Living Choice Woodcroft, including the suspension of some Wellness Centre services, however things are finally looking up! We are now getting back to normal and can invite both residents and members of the public to contact the practitioners for appointments. The…

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Living Choice’s SA Ambassador, Keith Conlon OAM, shares his top “lockdown digital discoveries” to keep you entertained during these changed times. Just when we thought we had seen it all, along comes corona virus chaos. It has brought dramatic changes to our lives, hasn’t it? Staying isolated from loved ones and friends has been tough…

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