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what are manufactured home estates and why are they so problematic for retirees?

What are manufactured home estates and why are they so problematic for retirees?

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Picture: Author provided Some operators have predicted manufactured home estates will be the most popular type of retirement living in the near future, surpassing retirement villages. But enthusiastic development of manufactured home estates as retirement communities is...
listen to older voices: glyn mason – part 3

Listen To Older Voices: Glyn Mason – Part 3

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This is the 3rd and final part of the Life & Times story of talented singer and musician, Glyn Mason.   Born into the Baby Boomer generation, Glyn’s story, while orientated around music, is engrossing because...
listen to older voices: glyn mason – part 2

Listen To Older Voices: Glyn Mason – Part 2

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Welcome to the 2nd of the 3-part program featuring Baby Boomer professional musician – Glyn Mason In part 1 we learned that Glyn was born in the UK, migrated with his family to Australia post...
listen to older voices: glyn mason – part 1

Listen To Older Voices: Glyn Mason – Part 1

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This is Part 1 of a 3-part Program featuring the Life & Times of Glyn Mason.   Glyn is a Baby Boomer and is indeed becoming part of the older generation. Like almost all Baby Boomers...
world elder abuse awareness day 2020

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2020

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Relationships Australia – working with families to negotiate the complex issues related to ageing and to reduce incidence of the abuse of older people across Australia. Monday 15 June is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day,...
listen to older voices: libby thomas – part 2

Listen To Older Voices: Libby Thomas – Part 2

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Welcome to the second and final part of the Life and Times of Baby Boomer, Libby Thomas. By the time she is well into the 1970’s, Libby realises that in one way or another...
listen to older voices: libby thomas – part 1

Listen To Older Voices: Libby Thomas – Part 1

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Welcome to Part 1 of a 2-part Golden Moment Repeat program featuring the Life & Times of Libby Thomas. Originally aired in July 2013, we have taken it out of our vault of treasured...
10 entertaining events for elderly citizens

10 ENTERTAINING EVENTS FOR ELDERLY CITIZENS

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Seniors and elderly citizens, especially those under assisted home care, need time for recreation and indulging activity. Leisure activities help promote their well-being and fulfil their need for mental and physical activeness. The idea...
how to make retirement convenient

How to Make Retirement Convenient

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For working bodies, giving up a job is one of the toughest jobs. Throughout your life you have been working and there comes a time when you have to quit. It is not a...
ruminations from my verandah #50: i’m cold . . . . and why is it so?

Ruminations from My Verandah #50: I’m cold . . . . and why is...

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Hi, I’m Rob Greaves. I am the Senior Editor of the Toorak times, but this is me writing as me! A guy sitting on his veranda sharing his thoughts. This is the fiftieth posting in this...