Starting the Conversation

There is a lot to be said in planning for your future, particularly in your retirement years. The first step is to start the conversation with your spouse and family. Considerations such as your living options, proximity to family and friends, your budget and village features will help identify your needs to make your move with confidence.


“Mum can look after herself in many ways, but she needed help and company.” Giovanna Cancellieri and daughter Olga, Macarthur Gardens Retirement Village


"It was a really good decision and Mum loves the social life inside the village, as well as the security." Sharon, daughter of Bernadeen Hodby, Fig Tree Village

Things to Discuss

What should you be considering when you start the conversation with your spouse or family? 1. The size of your current home and your ability to maintain it 2. What would be your ideal future home 3. Your future care needs 4. Your financial situation 5. Proximity to your family and friends

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Next Steps

Once you have had the discussion with your family, the next thing to do is some research.

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The Costs Explained

We work with you to ensure you and your family understand every aspect of the costs involved.