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Seniors Feature: March 2021

Here is your Seniors’ living guide to some of the best aged care facilities and services across the Hunter Region. You can also check out this Seniors Feature from page 16 in our 4 March edition.

Morpeth Gardens

Morpeth Gardens

At Morpeth Gardens, it is our vision to develop and construct an eco-friendly, serene and secure lifestyle village with the latest modern facilities to suit your personal needs.

Situated in this beautiful historic region of the Lower Hunter, Morpeth Gardens is located close to all the latest facilities, including doctors, hospitals, a golf course, lawn bowls and shopping centres, just to name a few.
A: 39 Metford Road, Morpeth
T: 1300 852 327
W: morpethgardens.com.au

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Ridge Estate by Teman

Now it is even easier to enjoy your retirement as you can live free for three years in the friendly, secure and scenic over 55’s village, Ridge Estate by Teman in Gillieston Heights.

You won’t need to pay for council, water and sewerage rates, building insurances, garden and maintenance costs, council waste charges, or costs to run the community centre and other village facilities for three years. A saving of $18,000.

T: 1800 836 262
W: ridgeestatebyteman.com.au

Ingenia Lifestyle

We naturally assume that having more money is the key to a happier and healthier retirement.

But research shows that another factor can make a big difference: the type of community in which we live.

Ingenia Lifestyle recently conducted a resident survey that found 90 per cent of residents had a positive, or very positive, outlook on life.

Just over half said they regularly attended Ingenia social events, and 91 per cent said they felt a sense of connection within the Ingenia community.

See how community living can benefit your lifestyle at the Ingenia Lifestyle Sunnylake Shores Summer Open Day on Saturday 13 February.

For more information, go to ingenialifestyle.com.au/events or call Jenni on 0458 018 332.

Aldinga Tours

Aldinga Tours

Aldinga Tours offers distinctive Australian coach tours for singles, couples, and large groups.

Aldinga Tours are a multi award winning company receiving recognition for both their operation and design of their custom created 5-star coaches.

Paul and Barbara pride themselves on providing a personalised and caring service.

“We help bring friends, fun and unforgettable memories into your life.”

T: 4950 5050
W: aldingatours.com.au
E: [email protected]

Fronditha Care

Fronditha Care

When it’s time to get help with living, we live better together. Fronditha Care’s 66-bed Mayfield aged care community hub has a limited number of well-appointed private, ensuite, rooms available now with many optional extras included as standard.

Book your personal tour today. Call Fronditha Care today on 1300 MAYFIELD or visit frondithacare.org.au/better.

A: 30 Crebert Street, Mayfield East
W: frondithacare.org.au

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RSL Lifecare

Introducing Long Tan Village, Newcastle’s first vertical retirement community. The state-of-the-art development, located in the city’s heart, consists of 76 two-bedroom apartments with beautifully designed open-plan kitchen and living areas; perfect for entertaining.

Residents also have access to the exclusive ‘Sky Lounge’, boasting panoramic views of the coast and harbour.

T: 4009 4109
A: 510 King Street, Newcastle
W: birdwoodpark.com.au

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Home Care Assistance Newcastle

If you or your ageing loved one is having trouble performing daily tasks due to old age, physical, or mental impairment, Home Care Assistance Newcastle can help.

We believe that every person and family is unique and that the caring and support needs to be just as unique. We take the time to understand our clients preferences, wishes and dreams.

We believe every senior should have access to one-on-one attention from a carer of their choice, customised care services, and control of their daily schedule for as long as possible.

T: (02) 4013 6541
W: homecareassistancenewcastle.com.au

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Berry Park

Set in a beautiful rural setting, Berry Park Village offers a unique option for over 55’s looking for retirement in the country.

The first residents have moved in and are appreciating their spacious Villas, with ducted air conditioning, double garages and private back yards.

The stunning Community Centre features a heated indoor pool, bar and lounge area as well as a pool room and barbecue terrace with gorgeous rural views. 

Our display homes and the Community Centre can be viewed in person at 100 McFarlanes Road, Berry Park. Call 0472 526 291 to make an appointment. The office is now open 7 days from 10am to 4pm.

A: 100 McFarlanes Road, Berry Park
T: 0472 526 291
W: berryparkvillage.com.au

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Anglican Care

Struggle no more! We have created three videos to help answer some common questions around how and when to apply for home care services, what services can be provided and the assessment process.

Watch via the Home Care page on our website and get in touch with our friendly customer support team to find out more.

A: 87 Toronto Road, Booragul
T: 1800 733 553
W: anglicancare.com.au/home-care

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Jenny MacLeod

Jenny Macleod serviced apartments are an affordable alternative to aged care living. 

With our dedicated care team to offer you additional support and security, you’ll feel right at home.

Enjoy the comfort of our close-knit community, staff and the added bonus of home style cooking every day of the week.

T: 4951 6637
W: jennymacleod.com.au

Home Instead

Home Instead

Our Home Instead “Ageing Information Centre” based in Belmont has been assisting seniors and their families by tailoring quality in-home care in the Newcastle and Lake Macquarie areas since 2018.

We are committed to making a positive difference in the lives of seniors and ensure they have access to the best quality care services and support they need to continue living, safely, independently, and happily in the comfort of their own home.

For more information, visit our friendly team at our Home Instead “Ageing Information Centre” shop 3, corner of Thomas and Macquarie Street, Belmont or call 02 4945 4316.

A: Shop 3, corner of Thomas and Macquarie Street, Belmont
T: 4945 4316
W: homeinstead.com.au

Acorn Stairlifts

Acorn Stairlifts

Giving people who struggle with stairs freedom and independence, ACORN Stairlifts has been providing assistance nationally and internationally for more than 25 years.

The stairlifts are ideal for people with a disability, people who have suffered strokes or seniors with decreased mobility, helping them regain independence and retain full use of their home while getting up and down the stairs safely.

We have led the way with our design and innovation and are the first stairlift manufacturer to be awarded the Arthritis Foundation’s Ease-of-Use Commendation. Get in touch today to speak to an expert.

T: 1800 431 183
W: acornstairlifts.com.au


Blueheath at The Bower

Many retirees view downsizing as simply moving from a larger home to a smaller one.

A free seminar, coming to Medowie, will feature guest speaker and downsizing expert Rachel Lane, as well as a panel of experts, who will unpack the commonly held myths and provide valuable tips for local seniors.

The seminar is hosted by Principle Living. Jeff McCloy, one of Principle Living’s Founding Directors, said the company warmly encourages local retirees to come along and find out more from renowned industry experts so they can make informed plans about downsizing.

“Given the current real estate market in Medowie we have seen extraordinary demand in our residential developments and strong interest in our new retirement village, Blueheath at The Bower.”

Mr McCloy sees the popularity of regional areas located near major urban centres, like Newcastle, as a direct impact of changed work conditions prompted by the pandemic in 2020.

Families are relocating out of Sydney and bringing a new wave of potential buyers to the region who are looking at larger homes for growing families, providing a buoyant seller’s market for those looking to downsize.

“We believe the attraction of the area with its proximity to beaches, vineyards, everyday shopping and health services, has prompted a number of seniors to think about downsizing in Medowie, but they may be unaware of the options available to them,” Mr McCloy said.

The free seminar is on Thursday 11 March. Principle Living indicated bookings are essential before Monday 8 March as numbers are limited.

Visit blueheath.com.au or call 0421 888 115 to find out more about the ‘Myths and Tips of Downsizing’ seminar.

This feature was created in partnership with these businesses. For more information on sponsored partnerships, click here.

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