The GemLife model Have you ever heard the term land lease community and wondered exactly what it means, or wondered what makes GemLife’s over-50s lifestyle resorts different from a retirement village? GemLife over-50s lifestyle resorts operate as land lease communities (LLCs), also known as residential parks, a model that provides an innovative and sustainable way
Cheers to the holiday season Bars are places to relax, socialise, meet friends old and new, and, according to Australian research, improve your life because regulars at pubs or bars have broader friendship and support networks and identify more closely with their communities. At each GemLife resort, the country club bars, which are run by
Clad in their Lycra road-cycling kits, GemLife Woodend biking buddies Barry O’Connor, John Eckel and Stewart Meeks hit the road three times a week for a 40-kilometre ride in the Macedon Ranges’ famously scenic landscape. Come hail, rain or shine, the trio are ready to roll, combining their love of fitness, fun and the great
It’s game on for fitness and fun on the court If you’re looking for a great way to keep fit and increase your cardio, tennis is pretty hard to beat. According to GemLife Bribie Island resident Karen Sommerville, who kick-started the resort’s social tennis club about a year ago, the sport is perfect for those who
How often are you exercising? According to Better Health Victoria, only 10 per cent of Australians over the age of 50 exercise regularly enough to see any real health benefits. It has been estimated that nearly half of the physical decline associated with aging is related to a lack of physical activity. The good news
Today’s over-50s want more out of life. They are active, adventurous and show no signs of slowing down. There comes a point in every homeowner’s life when it is time to reassess whether staying in your current home is still the best option. Your former dream home may now feel too large, too difficult to
It’s known as the ‘happy instrument’, is easy to learn and is one of the most popular musical instruments in Australia. With more than 200,000 imported every year, the appeal of the ukulele shows no signs of slowing down. Every Wednesday morning in the GemLife Bribie Island music room, the cheerful sounds of ukuleles can
GemLife over-50s lifestyle resorts operate under a unique model that is rapidly gaining popularity amongst Australian homeowners. Technically known as residential land lease communities, over-50s lifestyle resorts provide an innovative and sustainable way to finance affordable housing that is ideal for those who are ready to downsize. For mature homeowners, it’s not just an investment
Retirement should be something to look forward to with anticipation and excitement, a well-earned reward for decades of hard work. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the average age at retirement in Australia is 63 years old, while the average life expectancy for Aussies is 82 years old. That leaves a considerable part of
Four-month-old Lucy, an Old English Sheepdog puppy, has been stealing hearts ever since her arrival at GemLife Highfields in May. Owners Noel and Kathryn McIntyre moved to the resort in February and hadn’t planned on getting a new pet but couldn’t resist Lucy’s Old English charm. “We’ve had several Old English Sheepdogs over the years.
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