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Staying on top of your financial wellness in retirement

By |2022-07-04T08:20:23+10:00June 22nd, 2022|Education, Lifestyle, Wellness|

Money is not always the easiest topic to talk about. But as you move from potentially having a regular paycheck from work and transition into retirement, it’s more important than ever. By understanding your finances, you can ensure you’re making the right decisions to live within your means and feel in control for many

Looking after your mental health as you get older

By |2022-07-22T12:14:06+10:00June 12th, 2022|Education, Lifestyle, Wellness|

It’s sometimes fairly easy to tell when your physical health is off in some way shape or form, but poor mental health can be trickier to recognise and diagnose. While depression is common in Australians of all ages, over 50s and older people are more likely to experience contributing factors such as illness and

How to keep your brain firing and healthy as you age

By |2022-07-04T08:19:50+10:00June 1st, 2022|Education, Lifestyle, Wellness|

For many people, having a career or a regular job to go to provides an endless source of intellectual stimulation. But as you age and you cut down on work or retire altogether, finding ways to challenge your mind and keep the brain active can become more difficult. But just like the rest of

Keep moving: the health benefits of keeping active as you age

By |2022-05-26T22:19:30+10:00May 27th, 2022|Lifestyle, Wellness|

Think being fit and active is something reserved for the young? The reality is, keeping moving and remaining active becomes even more important as we age. It’s proven to not only reduce your risk of disease, including some cancers, but can help you stay in a healthy weight range, sleep better, reduce the risk of

Paddock to plate: where to shop local produce near Geelong

By |2022-05-11T11:43:51+10:00May 10th, 2022|Lifestyle, Wellness|

While Melbourne is known as a foodie heaven, most of their produce comes from the city’s rich regional surroundings, and the Geelong area is in the heart of it all. AVA Communities Geelong is being designed to support over 50s health and wellness with a community centre, indoor heated pool, meeting room, billiards and

How bringing more nature into your space can help you live well

By |2022-05-03T17:44:54+10:00April 26th, 2022|Lifestyle, Wellness|

We all know that getting out and connecting with nature is generally a sure fire way to feel good. And there’s more to this than just enjoying being in beautiful spaces. Biophilia is the term used to describe the positive connection between humans and nature, and more and more research shows that there is

Paddock to plate: where to shop local produce around Yarrawonga

By |2022-04-14T12:13:58+10:00April 14th, 2022|Lifestyle, Wellness|

Life at AVA Communities Yarrawonga is all about supporting over 50s health and wellness, from the rural living and fresh air to the onsite facilities and the amenities nearby. And one of the best ways to enhance your wellbeing is by giving your body fresh and nourishing food, with a few treats thrown in

How staying social can help keep you young

By |2022-02-17T17:05:20+11:00February 17th, 2022|Lifestyle, Wellness|

We all know that eating a healthy, having a well-balanced diet and regularly moving your body are great ways to keep both the body and mind in great shape. But there’s another important factor in keeping you healthy and well as you age that people don’t always think about: your social wellness. Social wellness

4 things you need to know about downsizing

By |2022-02-11T13:39:00+11:00January 26th, 2022|Lifestyle, Wellness|

Whether you are an empty nester moving to a smaller place to enjoy your retirement, or swapping the suburbs or acreage for inner city living, downsizing can be done at many different stages of life. But when the time comes, there are a number of things you should consider before making the move. If

How to declutter and discard with gratitude

By |2022-02-11T13:38:40+11:00January 10th, 2022|Lifestyle, Wellness|

If I asked you to think about what’s hiding behind the straining doors of your cupboard at home, would you feel joy, or a sense of dread? The reality is, most of us own way more things than we need. In fact most people probably don’t even know the extent of what they own. But

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