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Different model, different practices  – why Lifestyle Communities is not a retirement village

Different model, different practices – why Lifestyle Communities is not a retirement village

26 June 2017

Not a retirement village, Lifestyle Communities operates under a different model with different prac

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18 things to do with the grandkids on school holidays

18 things to do with the grandkids on school holidays

20 November 2017

  School holidays are the perfect time to spend quality time with your grandchildren while also help

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Lifestyle Wellness Recipes: Burger in a Bowl

Lifestyle Wellness Recipes: Burger in a Bowl

15 November 2017

Olivia Turnbull, our Lifestyle Wellness Program Coordinator shows us how we can have our delicious b

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Hear from our Homeowners: The mystery of downsizing

Hear from our Homeowners: The mystery of downsizing

14 November 2017

The mystery of 'down sizing' - by Barry from Lifestyle Officer.   We live with trendy terms and 'mod

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Olivia talks about Lifestyle Wellness on the Better Living podcast

Olivia talks about Lifestyle Wellness on the Better Living podcast

13 November 2017

Better Living's Ed Phillips has everything you need to help you to live a healthy, happy life. Every

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Multi-generational travel - a fun way to spend time with the whole family

Multi-generational travel - a fun way to spend time with the whole family

02 October 2017

Once upon a time, families used to rekindle over a hot cup of coffee or a quick visit. But with all

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Lifestyle Wellness Recipes: Garden Fresh Asparagus Soup

Lifestyle Wellness Recipes: Garden Fresh Asparagus Soup

26 October 2017

Asaparagus is in season and what better way to get your daily dose of greens than through a deliciou

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Celebrating the Victorian Seniors Festival

Celebrating the Victorian Seniors Festival

26 October 2017

We hope you're having a fantastic month celebrating Victorian Seniors Festival! Running to the end o

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Dave and Joy's 5 must-do things in Alaska

Dave and Joy's 5 must-do things in Alaska

24 October 2017

Lifestyle Casey Fields homeowners Dave and Joy Wearne recently enjoyed a ‘holiday of a lifetime’ in

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How to financially prepare for your twilight years

How to financially prepare for your twilight years

19 October 2017

  Transitioning to retirement can be a big adjustment, especially if you’ve spent the last 30 or 40

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Musicians Bill and Deni downsize 135 guitars before moving to Lifestyle Geelong

Musicians Bill and Deni downsize 135 guitars before moving to Lifestyle Geelong

16 October 2017

Local musicians Deni and Bill Climpson faced an unusual challenge when downsizing to Lifestyle Geelo

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10 clever storage hacks to better organise your home

10 clever storage hacks to better organise your home

12 October 2017

Throughout our lives we all accumulate a lot of possessions.  Whether these things are essential, se

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#MyLifestyle - A day in the life of Barry from Lifestyle Officer

#MyLifestyle - A day in the life of Barry from Lifestyle Officer

11 October 2017

We asked Barry to share a little insight into his life as one of our homeowners at Lifestyle Officer

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Understanding the land lease model

Understanding the land lease model

27 September 2017

Land lease communities are rapidly gaining popularity as a downsizing option for working, semi-retir

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Your guide to telling the kids that you're downsizing

Your guide to telling the kids that you're downsizing

22 September 2017

As we approach retirement, there comes a realisation that we must start to think about what we would

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5 simple yet impressive platter ideas for your next "bring a plate" event

5 simple yet impressive platter ideas for your next "bring a plate" event

18 September 2017

So you've been invited to a gathering and you've been asked to "bring a plate" to share - but you're

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Lifestyle Berwick Waters display suites open!

Lifestyle Berwick Waters display suites open!

14 September 2017

We were so pleased to celebrate the opening of the display home doors at Lifestyle Berwick Waters on

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Essential nutrients to keep you in tip top form

Essential nutrients to keep you in tip top form

14 September 2017

Do you want to get the most out of your food? Lifestyle Communities Wellness Coordinator Olivia Turn

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Making friends in retirement

Making friends in retirement

14 September 2017

Making friends as we get older can be a little unnerving. Good friendships are hard to come by, but

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Top 20 reasons to love living in Geelong

Top 20 reasons to love living in Geelong

13 September 2017

Located on the Corio Bay foreshore, Geelong is a gorgeous town that has retained an air of countrysi

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7 ways to earn extra money in retirement

7 ways to earn extra money in retirement

14 September 2017

You don't have to go back to full time work to take the tension out of your pension and earn a littl

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Lifestyle Wellness Recipes: Cacao Bliss Balls

Lifestyle Wellness Recipes: Cacao Bliss Balls

13 September 2017

Satisfy your sweet tooth while getting your dose of much needed nutrients with these delicious c

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7 inexpensive ways to make your space look contemporary

7 inexpensive ways to make your space look contemporary

11 September 2017

Photo taken from a Lifestyle Communities display suite.     Looking for ways to freshen up your abod

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Lifestyle Wellness Recipes: Power Porridge

Lifestyle Wellness Recipes: Power Porridge

13 September 2017

Start the day right with this power packed porridge recipe, brought to you by our Lifestyle Well

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How to give your walls a positive vibe for Spring

How to give your walls a positive vibe for Spring

06 September 2017

Lifestyle Communities sales consultant Eleni McGinty is a stylist and feng shui consultant with a pa

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Final 1-bed homes now selling at Lifestyle Lyndarum

Final 1-bed homes now selling at Lifestyle Lyndarum

24 August 2017

After the grand opening in November 2015, Lifestyle Lyndarum is now selling its final one-bedroom ho

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Esther's favourite low cost camping spots in north and west Victoria

Esther's favourite low cost camping spots in north and west Victoria

21 August 2017

If you’re travelling on a budget, did you know there’s plenty of low-cost camp sites to choose?  Lif

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Lifestyle Wellness Recipe: Healthy Apple Crumble

Lifestyle Wellness Recipe: Healthy Apple Crumble

14 September 2017

  Focusing on your diet? Dieting doesn't mean you have to miss out on your favourite sweet treat

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Get the most out of your exercise regime

Get the most out of your exercise regime

14 September 2017

Staying in shape is easy with the right attitude and a little helping hand. Consider these tips t

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5 ways to improve your memory

5 ways to improve your memory

13 July 2017

Lifestyle Wellness Coordinator, Olivia Turnbull, provides her 5 top tips to improve your memory.

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Barwon Heads couple Pauline and Frank are making the move to Lifestyle Ocean Grove

Barwon Heads couple Pauline and Frank are making the move to Lifestyle Ocean Grove

13 July 2017

  “I’ve always played sport, but it’s been years since I’ve swam,” says Pauline Martin, a new home b

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Lifestyle's Wellness Coordinator shares her sweet potato shepherd's pie recipe

Lifestyle's Wellness Coordinator shares her sweet potato shepherd's pie recipe

13 July 2017

Hungry for some healthy winter comfort food? Our Wellness Coordinator Olivia shares her yum Sweet Po

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Lifestyle Ocean Grove offers secure new home to local resident Dianne

Lifestyle Ocean Grove offers secure new home to local resident Dianne

03 July 2017

A local resident for thirty years, Dianne Denning can't wait to move into brand new over 50s communi

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Tips for a Better Sleep | Lifestyle Wellness

Tips for a Better Sleep | Lifestyle Wellness

14 July 2017

Our Wellness Coordinator Olivia Turnbull shares her tips on getting a full night of zzzzzz's!  1.

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Lifestyle Wellness Recipe: Spinach & Feta Muffins

Lifestyle Wellness Recipe: Spinach & Feta Muffins

14 September 2017

Looking for a super simple and tasty savoury treat to grab and eat on the go? Our Lifestyle Well

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7 ways to keep your heart healthy

7 ways to keep your heart healthy

20 June 2017

This month's Lifestyle Wellness program is all about the heart. Wellness Coordinator Olivia Turnbull

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Esther's outback winter escape tips

Esther's outback winter escape tips

13 June 2017

Getting ready to take off on your winter caravan escape?  Lifestyle Chelsea Heights community manage

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Lifestyle Wellness Recipe: Broccoli Soup

Lifestyle Wellness Recipe: Broccoli Soup

14 September 2017

Warm up on a chilly Spring day with this bowl of fresh, delicious and nutritious broccoli soup,

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A warm welcome to Lifestyle Berwick Waters' first homeowner Philip Borg

A warm welcome to Lifestyle Berwick Waters' first homeowner Philip Borg

07 June 2017

Lifestyle Berwick Waters has celebrated a special early milestone – we’ve welcomed our very first ho

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Esther's 5 best camping spots in Australia

Esther's 5 best camping spots in Australia

12 April 2017

With Autumn now upon us and weather turning cooler, no doubt many Lifestyle Communities' homeowners

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10 things to do in Shepparton, Victoria

10 things to do in Shepparton, Victoria

23 June 2017

If you're looking for a scenic weekend drive holiday idea or you've been interested in exploring reg

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Lifestyle Communities wins the 2017 National UDIA Award for Excellence

Lifestyle Communities wins the 2017 National UDIA Award for Excellence

06 June 2017

Lifestyle Communities is proud to have won the 2017 National Urban Development Institute of Australi

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Anne's new life of freedom at Lifestyle Officer

Anne's new life of freedom at Lifestyle Officer

04 May 2017

“I am mortgage free,” says homeowner Anne Blokkeerus. “I am mortgage free,” she states again, lettin

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Find the drive - taking control of your health and wellness

Find the drive - taking control of your health and wellness

01 May 2017

How often do you hear yourself say, “I’m just not motivated”? It’s time to kick those thoughts out t

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John and Patsi live to relax at Lifestyle Shepparton

John and Patsi live to relax at Lifestyle Shepparton

05 April 2017

Married four years ago, ‘newlyweds’ John and Patsi Makaronis didn’t come to Lifestyle Shepparton to

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Happy twists of fate bring the Baker's to Lifestyle Officer

Happy twists of fate bring the Baker's to Lifestyle Officer

23 March 2017

For Stewart and Natalie Baker, their Lifestyle Officer home is as colourful and action-packed as the

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'Sports tragics' Leo and Brenda live life to the full at Lifestyle Shepparton

'Sports tragics' Leo and Brenda live life to the full at Lifestyle Shepparton

21 March 2017

Long-term Mooroopna residents Leo and Brenda definitely didn’t come to Lifestyle Shepparton to retir

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Max and Jan land on friendly ground at Lifestyle Officer

Max and Jan land on friendly ground at Lifestyle Officer

10 March 2017

“Accidents made us move” says Lifestyle Officer Homeowner Jan Thomson. Living in their Dandenong Ran

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John and Marlene Lee's secrets to a long and happy marriage

John and Marlene Lee's secrets to a long and happy marriage

14 February 2017

“We haven’t been married that long,” says John. “Only 60 years,” cracks Marlene. For Lifestyle Lynda

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Bill and Elvie Harris' secrets to a long and happy marriage

Bill and Elvie Harris' secrets to a long and happy marriage

14 February 2017

Married since 1958, Bill and Elvie Harris have a lifetime of love to speak of.    Living at Lifestyl

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Our gardener's top 10 planting tips for autumn

Our gardener's top 10 planting tips for autumn

12 May 2017

Wish you had your very own gardener? At Lifestyle Communities, our homeowners have Absolute Plants a

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Rita enjoys time and space for herself at Lifestyle Officer

Rita enjoys time and space for herself at Lifestyle Officer

05 April 2017

Although resident of Australia for 60 years, Lifestyle Officer’s Rita Coward still has a gentle York

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Road-tripping Rod and Rambo take it easy at Lifestyle Officer

Road-tripping Rod and Rambo take it easy at Lifestyle Officer

17 March 2017

“Now what am I going to do?” thought Lifestyle Officer's Rod Withington, after he’d retired, painted

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That action and adventure feeling

That action and adventure feeling

19 August 2016

Everyone at Lifestyle Shepparton reaped the rewards of Ray's fishing hobby. Read his story below, or

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That chilled out feeling

That chilled out feeling

26 July 2016

Janice transformed her life from one of solitude to a rewarding and purposeful life.  Read her story

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That great start to the day feeling

That great start to the day feeling

05 July 2016

Deborah is enjoying a healthy an active life at Lifestyle Chelsea Heights. Read her story below, or

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That kick up your heels feeling

That kick up your heels feeling

05 July 2016

Isabel found a healthy, happy life at Lifestyle Lyndarum. Read her story below, or click here to fin

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That new home feeling

That new home feeling

05 September 2016

Lyn and Steve are loving their new home and life at Lifestyle Chelsea Heights. Read their story belo

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That new life feeling

That new life feeling

05 September 2016

Margaret is enjoying her new chapter in life at Lifestyle Chelsea Heights. Read her story below, or

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