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Wellbeing benefits of living in a retirement village

Friday, 24 November 2017

Hear from residents about the social benefits of community living and how it’s improving their health and wellbeing.

We know having good social relationships has a big impact on how long you live. In fact, research shows the effect of social ties on your lifespan is twice as strong as that of exercising and just as strong as quitting smoking.

It’s official. An engaged social circle and community involvement can help you live a healthier and longer life.

The wellness revolution in retirement living

When we asked residents what were the best benefits of community living, one of the most common answers was the positive sense of belonging.

From starting over after the death of a much-loved husband to escaping the overwhelming task of maintaining a large family home. 

The resident stories have one thing in common: Living in a community that supports a social and active lifestyle helps reduce loneliness and isolation.

Living in a community that supports a social and active lifestyle helps reduce loneliness and isolation.

A positive sense of belonging in retirement community living

Although downsizing and moving to a new house can be difficult, community living has many benefits. Once you finish unpacking, you’ll be ready to enjoy everything the move represents. 

Having fun and making new friends. Feeling safer and more secure. And the freedom to be independent knowing support is available when you need it.

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