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Benefits of Staying Active During Winter

19th July 2017

Exercise classes for Residents at Renaissance are hugely popular, thanks to accredited Exercise Physiologist Matthew Parrish who comes once a week to help residents with fitness and mobility. We asked Matthew to tell us about some benefits of why we should stay active during Winter! Walking before breakfast Keeps you...

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It's a dog's life living in a retirement village!

19th July 2017

The growing belief that pets are not just good, but good for you, may make pet ownership more appealing to retirees. When selecting a retirement village, a key factor for many pet owners is if the village is pet friendly or not. Renaissance resident Marion Holmes and owner of Fifi and...

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Aged Care Buzzwords… Help, I Need a Translator!

19th July 2017

It seems like the world of aged care and retirement living is currently overflowing with buzzwords or confusing jargon such as ‘Continuum of Care’, ‘Aging in Place’, ‘Integrated Housing’, ‘Multigenerational Living’, ‘Active Aging’, ‘Memory Care’.  The list goes on …. and on and is needlessly confusing. When researching suitable retirement living...

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The Winter Veggie Patch

19th July 2017

It might be Winter but at Renaissance it is also a busy time in the community vegetable garden with residents tending their own little plot of garden creating an abundance of produce to enjoy during the cooler months.  Residents are presently growing lettuce, tomatoes, beetroot, peas, beans, potatoes, spring onions, ginger,...

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It’s Fun Living in a Retirement Village and Healthy Too!

05th January 2017

*Perception is everything….. or is it?* The popular perception of what life is like in a retirement village is sometimes far from reality. “Don’t you need to be old to live there?”, “I don’t want to lose my independence!”, “Who wants to live amongst a bunch of old people?”  Such statements...

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Opportunities Can Disappear...

25th November 2016

The last twelve months at Renaissance Victoria Point have been truly transformative. Many brand new villa styles have been added to our collection and released with the final stages of construction. Featuring gorgeous watercourse views, innovative floor plans, breeze capturing aspects and colour packed gardens these final special villas deserve...

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A New Beginning to a New Year

25th November 2016

As our calendars tick over to the last month of the year, we reflect on the year gone by and look forward to what the new year holds. It’s a particularly special time as we farewell some key staff members and edge closer to becoming a completed village. Construction commenced...

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From the GM's Desk

25th November 2016

*What have we really built at Renaissance Victoria Point?* Many hours of hard work go into planning a retirement village, especially one that caters for nearly 500 people and extends over 50 acres. Initial planning is important because this is the foundation upon which all else is developed. The process of...

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Fun living in a Retirement Village

27th October 2016

I can hear it now, “fun” and “retirement village” don’t work in a sentence together. Why? Because retirement villages are full of old people, right? I believe “old” is a state of mind as much as it is a state of being and throughout the years of working in this...

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What's in a Name?

22nd August 2016

With the new footbridge in place, residents once again suggested a meaningful name be selected in keeping with that chosen for the community leisure centre’s main auditorium – the Moongalba Room.  The word ‘Moongalba’ is Jandai for ‘sitting down place’ or ‘meeting place’. Jandai is the language of the Quandamooka...

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