New financial incentives to ‘right size’ your home

Did you know the federal Government is offering a new financial incentive for seniors to downsize, from 1 July 2018? At Goodwin we call it ‘right-sizing’ because our apartments go up to three bedrooms and our floor plans are larger than average. For many people who have long been empty-nesters, the old family nest can start […]

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  • A busy week for residents at The Central

    The Lifestyle Officers have a busy week planned for the residents at The Central, filled with activities and events to suit all preferences. For the fitness minded there is a range of classes at the clubhouse including Thai Chi, exercises classes with Ryan, weights and resistance, yoga, group walks, table tennis and ending with the […]

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  • Happy Hour at The Central

    The Council on the Ageing (COTA) ACT Seniors Week ended with a blast with Happy Hour at The Central. Happy Hour is a weekly event for residents at The Central, however this event welcomed all to provide people with an opportunity to meet with the residents and hear firsthand what retirement living can be like […]

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  • Goodwin is hosting a range of fantastic events this Seniors Week, 12 – 18 March

    Goodwin has plenty of free events for you to attend during Seniors Week, which is an annual celebration featuring events across the ACT to celebrate our older community. Come say hi to the team at the Seniors Week exhibition, meet the residents at The Central over a drink and nibbles at their Happy Hour, experience […]

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  • Goodwin sponsors the Positive Ageing Awards

    Goodwin is a proud sponsor of the 2018 Positive Ageing Awards. A key event in ACT Seniors Week, The Positive Ageing Awards recognises and celebrates outstanding older Canberrans and the individuals and organisations that work with, or for, them. Congratulations to Goodwins own, Noeleen Reid, Lee Hill and Magdelena Bell, who are finalists for the […]

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  • Join us for Happy Hour

    You are invited to join us for Happy Hour at our Clubhouse Lounge.   Our residents weekly social calendar includes Friday Happy Hour. For Seniors Week our residents are extending the invitation so you can get a taste of retirement living, and ask them about their experiences and insights on village life over some drinks […]

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  • Our own Erik Boddeus speaking at key industry event

    Goodwin’s own Erik Boddeus is a guest speaker at the Property Council of Australia’s Retirement Outlook 2018 event in Canberra on 22 February, tackling housing options for local seniors. Erik is Goodwin’s Executive Manager for Retirement Living. With more than 25 years’ experience in aged care and seniors’ living, he will be a valued contributor […]

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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.