How to stay safe on the internet

25th January 2019 - By Derrick Myers Resident Blogger

I have been using computers for over 40 years and I have, as many computer users have, been subjected to a few challenges from people wanting to gain access to my computer. In this my second ‘Blog’ I would like to give you…

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Expect the unexpected at Retirement Villages

12th December 2018 - By Oscar Russell

Owls, Japanese choirs, panto and fashion shoots – 2018 has been a year of fun, surprises and new experiences. You get used to being surprised at Retirement Villages. In fact, you almost prepare for it – if that’s even possible.  Whether it’s an…

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Moving into a retirement village

5th December 2018 - By Mike Pettet Resident Blogger

For my first blog I will set the scene and explain why we moved into a retirement village. Picture a coastal village in Devon set in a valley, or combe, running down to the sea.  A chalet bungalow 400 yards up from the beach and…

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The importance of good communication

5th December 2018 - By Derrick Myers Resident Blogger

Retired and living in a village with three hundred other retirees was not something my wife and I had planned to do. In our sixty years of married life, (we were married in Berwick upon Tweed) we have moved on six times, living…

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Age is no barrier to choice and nor should retirement be

24th September 2018 - By Sarah Burgess

Two very different stories hit the news in August, yet they shared common themes – freedom and choice. Group Sales and Marketing Director Sarah Burgess takes a look. The sad news that Barry Chuckle had passed away in early August was one that…

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Should we be talking about ‘rightsizing’ not downsizing?

15th August 2018 - By Guy Flintoft

The majority of homeowners are willing to move to a smaller property in order to help fund their retirement, but is ‘downsizing’ a pessimistic way of talking about it? Most over 65s have and will fund their final property and retirement with the…

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When is the ideal time to retire?

15th June 2018 - By Sarah Burgess

Are you a Daniel Day-Lewis or a Robert DeNiro? A Paula Radcliffe or a Martina Hingis? Choosing the right time to retire can be one of the hardest decisions you’ll make. So when is the best time? The sports and movie industries are…

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