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Don’t Force Retirees into Institutionalised Healthcare

As we mature, we inevitably need a more supportive environment, which often includes medical care. Putting people at the centre of their own healthcare may seem evident, but it is an approach that is not widely practiced in the medical community. Empowering people to...

The Benefits of Retiring in a Multi-generational Community

The concept of multi-generational living is not new. For much of human history, old and young have lived together - three or four generations in the same home (or at least nearby) - to the benefit of the entire family. With the advent of globalisation and the...

Garlington Village Newsletter: August 2018

“One study after another has proven that how we perceive aging, to a very large degree, determines how we age. With the accepted narrative of aging: one of decline, disease, and disability, it’s difficult to look upon advancing years in a positive light.”...

Garlington Village Newsletter: July 2018

Introducing Garlick House We are excited to announce that work on Garlick House, the frail care centre, at Garlington Village has commenced. We broke ground on 10 May and are anticipating this being completed by the end of April 2019. The design of Garlick...

Introducing Garlington Select Care

Sheila Twycross and Susan Musgrave are the partners of Garlington Select Care. Sheila, a MA graduate, and Susan, a graduate from UCT, have been in partnership for 28 years. Together these ladies form a highly motivated, trustworthy and ethical team. Their...

Retirement villages: Why are they popular?

More and more South Africans are investing in retirement developments, and for good reason. So says Adrian Goslett, CEO of RE/MAX of Souhthern African, who adds that “there is a strong demand in South Africa for secure lifestyle retirement developments”....

Sally Adams talks about designing the Karoo Townhouses

Most of us at some stage of life find ourselves downsizing, simplifying or needing to change. My own life partner had just died when I was asked to design the Karoo Townhouses and my planning approach was a very personal one. I imagined I needed to give up...