Residents donate to Canberra homeless

For this year’s Christmas giving tree, residents of The Central donated non-perishable and hygiene products to Communities at Work, for the homeless in Canberra. Picking up the goods from Crace, Jo from Communities@work was overwhelmed by residents’ generosity (as were we). Well done, and thank you!

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  • Residents’ Christmas winery lunch

    A group of around 40 residents of The Central travelled together to Brindabella Hills Winery for this year’s Christmas lunch, with all the trappings of turkey, ham, roast veg and fantastic desserts – complimented by recommended wines, of course. It took us two bus loads, and a few drove their own cars, but the location and […]

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  • Yoga and meditation classes every Wednesday

    Yoga and meditation classes are now available every Wednesday, 11.30am to 12.30, in the Central clubhouse. Classes are run by Goodwin Health and Wellness Centre‘s Health Club which operates a range of classes across all Goodwin villages. The Health Club offers an opportunity to stay active in the mind, body and soul through a range […]

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  • Open Day Fair debunks myths

    Goodwin’s inaugural Open Day Fair on Saturday 12 November was a roaring success, with around 300 visitors to Goodwin village Ainslie on the day – armed with loads of questions about accommodation and care options for 60-pluses. The event was designed to showcase Goodwin facilities and resident communities, with tours, food tastings, entertainment, an information […]

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  • Central residents make merry for Melbourne Cup

    Residents of The Central frocked up, and gathered in the Clubhouse lounge for a traditional champagne lunch and a punt on the Melbourne Cup. A good time was had by all – winners and losers!  

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  • Goodwin Open Day Fair, 12 Nov

    Explore what retirement living and support options look like today. From active independent living and wellness classes, to care options if your needs change, it’s all here at the open day. Bring the family along, tour the village and enjoy free entertainment, sausage sizzle and free morning tea. Choices aren’t always easy, so we’ve also […]

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  • Stage 2 of The Central gets first inspection

    The Goodwin Board of Directors and executive team have had their first inspection of stage 2 of The Central this morning. They all braved the frigid, rainy conditions to have a tour of the building site and everyone was impressed with the progress and quality of the build. The final stage of The Central will […]

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The Goodlife

Inside this issue:

  • On Yer Bike: Meet The Central Cyclists Busted!
  • 5 myths about exercise and ageing.
  • Be the CEO: of your personal finances.