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

Acacia On Lipsett Enjoys Art Exhibition

Acacia on Lipsett was honoured to host a recent art exhibition with artists from Adelaide Art Society on 23-25 June. Featured work included pieces by Liz Gartner Bail, Barb McGuire, Glenda Parker and Helen Taylor. The spectacular backdrop of our beautiful community centre created an amazing ambience for visitors who came along to view the […]...read more

Holbrook Retirement Village Celebrates Grand Opening

On 2 June we celebrated the grand opening of our brand new retirement village, Acacia on Holbrook. The event was a fantastic success with well over 100 visitors in attendance. It was wonderful to welcome so many first time guests who came along with their friends and family on a beautiful winter’s day. Our guests […]...read more

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