This week at The Central there’s lots happening. For the fitness minded there’s health club assessments, weights & resistance classes, tai chi (best balance). Those interested in outings there’s one to Sutton Bakery, or Old Parliament House or Red Hill Lookout with lunch at Little Brother Cafe. Those keen to stay home there’s mahjong, finska, […]Read more
A Merry Christmas Lunch for The Central residents
The Central residents had a fantastic Christmas lunch recently at Yowani Country Club in Lyneham. There were 48 residents who enjoyed a delicious and varied selection of food from the cold buffet for lunch. It was so good that people have suggested going again next Christmas!Read more
Jo Twible, KJB lawyer gives legal advice to seniors on retirement villages fees & contracts
Jo Twible, Principal, KJB Law made the case for increased scrutiny over contracts before entering a retirement village at an information seminar, Retirement Villages, Fees and Contracts, organised by Goodwin at the Premier Inn in Belconnen on Thursday 23 November, 2017. Twible also stated most retirement village operators in the ACT, including Goodwin, have contracts […]Read more
Free seminar on Goodwin’s fees & contracts
Special guest Jo Twible from KJB Law will be at a free information seminar to clarify any questions you might have on our retirement villages fees and contracts on Thursday 23 November, 10.30am. Jo Twible specialises in retirement village entry and exit and aged care entry and inter-family transfers. Jo Twible has a Bachelor of […]Read more
Introducing Erik Boddeus
Erik Boddeus has more than 25 years’ experience in aged care and seniors’ living and comes to Goodwin after six years at Hindmarsh. Erik comes at an incredibly exciting time for Goodwin villages, with The Central now complete (120 residents and 85 units occupied) and the community growing fast (final apartments are still available!), and […]Read more
Communal Gardens Taking Shape
Kieron Hart from Greengold Nursery, Federation Square in Nicholls, recently visited The Central residents and answered questions and provided advice on resident’s balcony gardens. He gave residents advice on what to plant and how to manage their plants so that their gardens would flourish. Kieron is also able to provide a very handy garden home […]Read more
Share the Journey
Goodwin proudly supported Mental Health Week 7-14 October and supports Mental Health Month also in October through our social support groups and day clubs. Goodwin has day clubs, for people over 65 at Crace, Queanbeyan and Monash that provide an opportunity to meet new friends and enjoy group luncheons and events Monday to Friday each week. Men’s […]Read more
Inside this issue:
- On Yer Bike: Meet The Central Cyclists Busted!
- 5 myths about exercise and ageing.
- Be the CEO: of your personal finances.