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The value of peace of mind in retirement
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The value of peace of mind in retirement

In this article, we delve into the five reasons why finding peace of mind is so important in retirement.

July 10, 2024

Break the mould and craft your own non traditional retirement
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Break the mould and craft your own non traditional retirement

In this blog we look at non-traditional approaches to retirement and the importance of doing what's right for you.

June 13, 2024

Helping your parents embrace retirement living: A guide for UK families
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Helping your parents embrace retirement living: A guide for UK families

In this guide, we'll explore effective ways to support your parents when considering retirement living as a positive step towards a fulfilling and secure future.

May 2, 2024

7 Thoughtful gifts for a woman retiring
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7 Thoughtful gifts for a woman retiring

This blog post looks at thoughtful and meaningful gift ideas for a woman retiring.

April 25, 2024

Preparing for retirement emotionally
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Preparing for retirement emotionally

In this blog we look to explore the importance of preparing for retirement emotionally, and our top tips to help you navigate this transition smoothly.

April 4, 2024

Can you still work and live in a retirement village?
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Can you still work and live in a retirement village?

Here we look at the reasons why people are moving into retirement villages whilst still working, and hear from our residents who are still employed.

March 27, 2024

ExtraCare’s Wellbeing Lead Kate Jarvis delves into the transformative power of wellness-focussed communities
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ExtraCare’s Wellbeing Lead Kate Jarvis delves into the transformative power of wellness-focussed communities

Kate discusses how the charity has been fostering wellness through design, technology, health advocacy and practice.

March 11, 2024

Mothers Day: Vicki and Evie discuss work life harmony and their mother/daughter bond
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Mothers Day: Vicki and Evie discuss work life harmony and their mother/daughter bond

We spoke to mother and daughter duo Field Training Officer Vicki and daughter Evie who spent her work experience with ExtraCare. The duo discussed their experiences working for the charity and their mother/daughter relationship. 

March 6, 2024

Recognising the emotional signs that you’re ready to retire
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Recognising the emotional signs that you’re ready to retire

In this article, we explore key emotional signs that suggest you're ready to embrace retirement.

March 1, 2024

Did you know you can buy ExtraCare retirement properties through our shared ownership scheme?
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Did you know you can buy ExtraCare retirement properties through our shared ownership scheme?

We recently sat down with the daughter of a couple who lived at Solihull Village, and she told us all about their positive experience of purchasing a shared ownership retirement property.

February 23, 2024

What’s holding you back from downsizing in retirement?
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What’s holding you back from downsizing in retirement?

In this blog post we’ve delved into some common concerns that may have prevented you from exploring retirement villages and provide insights on overcoming them.

February 19, 2024

Safer Internet Day: Educating our residents on the risks they may face online
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Safer Internet Day: Educating our residents on the risks they may face online

Here's how we're educating our residents on the risks they may face online, with the help of AbilityNet and donations from Microsoft and Virgin!

February 6, 2024