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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Even though she does not play bowls anymore, every Thursday, Living Choice Alloura Waters resident Beth Barber, dons her Davistown RSL Women’s Bowls uniform and walks next door to the club to watch the bowlers in action. When she arrived at the club on 8th April, she discovered that members of both the Men’s and…

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A new report by Downsizing.com.au has found that Australia’s booming housing market has made downsizing an increasingly lucrative way to help seniors to secure their financial future in retirement. The report shows that the average cash released from selling to downsize from a house to a retirement village in 2020 was $286,810. This compares to…

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“You could feel the friendship, happiness and warmth – in fact, no-one was in a rush to leave when it was over!” This was the feedback from Living Choice Alloura Waters’ Ambassador, Carol Peel, who was justifiably proud of her ambassador team following the Open Day on 31st March. More than 50 people attended the…

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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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Following the retirement of long-time Central Coast sales consultant, Jenny Trovato, Living Choice has welcomed a new staff member to the Central Coast sales team – Alicia Stacey. Alicia started her career in Real Estate 5 and a half years ago, starting as a Receptionist and working her way up to a Senior Property Manager…

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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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By Chris Thomas. If you want a good story about recycling then this is it! But it’s much more than that. The men of Dural Men’s Shed and the Management of Living Choice Glenhaven have joined forces to start a programme that not only recycles kitchens, whitegoods and appliances but, most importantly, brings hope to…

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By Richard Whelpdale, Events Co-ordinator, Broadwater Bowls Club. “Build it and they will come.” No truer words were spoken in relation to the resurfacing of the green at Living Choice Broadwater Court in 2017. The new green sparked a tidal wave of interest in bowling and, with the help of local company sponsors including LCA,…

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The sales team and residents at Living Choice Flagstaff Hill rolled out the red carpet to welcome visitors to an Open Day at the village on Thursday 25th March. There to join them was the ever-smiling Keith Conlon OAM, Living Choice’s popular Ambassador. Sales Manager, Katherine Stacey, said it was a “good day” and she…

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Living Choice Alloura Waters in Davistown has a large well-equipped residents’ workshop mainly for woodwork activities. There is a wide range of power tools such as saws, lathes, drill presses and hand tools. Much of the equipment has been donated by residents and there are large amounts of odd timber, screws, nails etc available. Several…

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There is no doubt that kindness can be contagious, and everyone needs kindness in their world. The ladies from The Creative Fringe in Jamisontown, New South Wales witness acts of kindness each and every week when volunteers arrive to their warehouse dropping in blankets and others donating knitted squares. The ‘Think Outside the Square Blanket…

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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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Fabulous golfing weather, great prizes, champers, chocolates and a delicious lunch … the annual Ladies’ Open Day played at Flagstaff Hill on 12th March was perfect in every way. And did we mention the great scores achieved in the 4 Ball Best Ball Stableford – two teams with 51 points and two teams with 50!…

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The opening night of the March `Art Expression @123 Fisher’ exhibition at Damien on Fisher Restaurant, located at Living Choice Fullarton, proudly showcased the work of talented artist, Lloma Mackenzie. The wine was sparkling, the crowd was in awe and the artwork was outstanding. Combining inks, lino paper and mixed media in the production of…

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Amazing progress has been made in just under a year at Living Choice Flagstaff Hill, reports the Construction team. In February 2020 we had just started construction on the first two villas at Flagstaff Hill (see photo below). Now it’s 2021, the Construction team has returned from the holiday break and construction work is once again…

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An important step in the creation of an exciting new retirement community on the Gold Coast was taken on Monday 15th February when the Living Choice team met with those who have expressed an interest in Living Choice Parkwood. The vertical village will be located within The Club at Parkwood Village precinct, a popular destination…

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It was a perfect day for golf at Mount Compass Golf Club on 15th February when over 100 Lower Murray & Hills Veteran golfers took to the fairways. The excellent conditions were reflected in the great scores, with the overall winner being former Fullarton Village Manager, Angela Trevor, with 44 points. Angela received her prize…

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David Potts reports Sixty residents at Living Choice Twin Waters celebrated the life and music of legendary Australian singer/songwriter/dancer Peter Allen with a dinner and showing of a movie of Allen’s life: “Peter Allen – Not The Boy Next Door”. Organised and produced by London-trained actor/director Robert Airs, a resident of the village, the COVID-Safe…

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