Research shows “right-sizing” as main reason people move into Retirement Villages

A home where you spend less time cutting the grass, cleaning the gutters, trimming hedges and pulling weeds; and where maintenance worries are taken care of under a monthly fee, was described as the perfect fit for a retirement lifestyle. No stamp duty and limited out of pocket expenses were also listed as very important […]...read more

Norfolk Estate – A poem by John Trewartha

NORFOLK ESTATE A poem by John Trewartha A pair of rainbows flashes by Rosellas watch but do not fly Magpies wander round aloof While Crested Pigeons man the roof. Village life is so replete With gardens colourful and neat Friendly faces fill the day Urging us, ‘Come out and play!’ So many things to see […]...read more

Home is where your heart is

Meet Julie and Hans from our Plympton Mews community! When Hans retired from his job with Boys Town (Port Pirie) in 2014, the couple wanted nothing more than enjoying their free time with the grandkids. But after two years of backs and fourths trips from Port Pirie to Adelaide, the couple decided it was time […]...read more

Puzzle and Brain Teaser competition winners announced

One of the biggest fears for people as they get older is losing their mental acuity, or possibly developing dementia or Alzheimer’s. Even though your brain will lose some of its vibrancy as you get older, giving your mind a moderate workout can help stagnate the onset of some of these issues. Research has shown […]...read more

Bay Waters gave Sylvia a carefree life so she could travel the world – 3 times to be exact!

Sylvia Preston’s two biggest passions are painting and travelling. The artist said moving to Bay Waters, Karidis Retirement Village in the heart of Glenelg, has allowed her and her husband Jim to live their retirement dream travelling around the world – three times to be exact! “We go overseas every year and love the peace […]...read more

Fresh produce makes it for the perfect welcome

Norfolk’s veggie patch group was formed in 2005 aiming to provide an activity for the men living in the village. “The group provides a chance for men to do some outdoor activity, enjoy the camaraderie of the group and produce vegetables that can be sold to the village’s residents,” said Brian Clarke. Money raised for […]...read more

A daily stroll by the river is John’s retirement dream

John Kimber raised his three daughters at Flinders Park where he lived only a couple of houses away from the river, so moving to Karidis Retirement Villages – Acacia on Holbrooks seemed like the right move. “The decision to downsize and move from a home filled with memories, a neighbourhood you like and the facilities […]...read more

A picture-perfect location to retire

If you have ever watched a Real Estate TV show, you would have heard that nothing beats location when it comes to where to live. Why should it be different when you are looking into downsizing? Stephen and Bronwen Williams chose to move back to South Australia from Victoria when they decided it was time […]...read more

Cruising into retirement

Friends and residents of Norfolk Estate enjoyed a fun-packed afternoon on 18 July when Krista Kinnear from Phil Hoffmann Travel stopped by to give everyone some top travel tips when choosing a holiday destination. Krista provided lots of helpful information on cruising and solo traveling as well as answering lots of travel-related questions. Guests then […]...read more

Norfolk Estate enjoy a social visit from South Australia Police

Norfolk Estate enjoyed a wonderful afternoon on 20 June when two well respected members of South Australia Police dropped by for a social visit. Taco, a three year old police dog, and his handler Senior Constable Gavin Perish were invited over by the Norfolk Residents Committee to demonstrate how Taco works with his handler to […]...read more

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