NEWS AND VIEWS

Catch up on all the latest news coming out of Eastlands, including our official press announcements


5 Reasons Why Seniors Should Keep on Learning

Post by: Eastlands Estate, 28 Jan 2020

We’d like to start off our first newsletter of 2020 by wishing you all a very Happy New Year! We hope you and your loved ones had a very blessed holiday. The residents of Eastlands certainly had a very festive season! We had a fully booked restaurant on Christmas Day, and again for New Years’ Eve, when the Rio Carnival came to town! Res...

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We're All About Festive Fun This Christmas!

Post by: Eastlands Estate, 11 Dec 2019

At Eastlands, we may be an estate for young-at-heart over 50s, but we’re looking forward to welcoming the sound of children’s laughter as our residents spend precious time with their families – and especially their grandchildren - over the festive season.   When children spend time with their grandparents, amazing things hap...

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Making the Most of your Money - Top Tax Tips for Retirement

Post by: Eastlands Estate, 19 Nov 2019

Retirement. The very word conjures up idyllic images of endless days spent doing all the lovely things you didn’t have time for when you were working. Travelling, spending time with your grandchildren or pursuing hobbies. And of course, retirement does mean all of these things and more – but only if you have the income to pay for all th...

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Keeping your Mind and Body Healthy - Discover the Best Hobbies to Enjoy in your Retirement

Post by: Eastlands Estate, 28 Oct 2019

Your retirement is the perfect time to discover new hobbies, or reignite your interest in old ones. During your working years, it was a challenge to find enough time to spend on the things you really enjoyed. Now that you’re retired however, time is your friend, so hobbies can once again be given the attention they deserve! Many studies, in f...

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An Exciting Taste of the Future! Eastlands Welcomes Flavor Restaurant

Post by: Eastlands Estate, 23 Sep 2019

Renowned British author Virginia Woolf once said, “One cannot think well, love well or sleep well if one has not dined well.” At Eastlands, we couldn’t agree more! This is why we’re so excited to announce the newest addition to the Eastlands family – Flavor Restaurant! This upmarket eatery recently opened its doors to...

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The Rise And Rise Of Sectional Title

Post by: Eastlands Estate, 27 Aug 2019

When it comes to housing, trends are changing – particularly when it comes to choosing where to spend our golden years. There is a definite move towards smaller living spaces. Easier and cheaper to maintain, and with reduced monthly utility costs, it makes sense for those approaching retirement to look at downsizing without compromising on lu...

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Sectional Title vs Life Rights - Which Offers Over 50s The Better Deal?

Post by: Eastlands Estate, 30 Jul 2019

If you’re a home buyer under the age of 50, you’ve probably never heard of life rights. This is because it’s only a purchase scheme that facilitates the “buying” of property in retirement villages and other over-50s estates. There is always a debate raging in the mature property industry as to which offers the better d...

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Wouter De Vos - A Man Whose Story Will Bowl You Over

Post by: Eastlands Estate, 05 Jul 2019

We often read inspiring stories of people who overcome difficulties, disabilities or circumstances in their quest to achieve their dreams. Little did we ever think, however, we’d one day proudly be telling such a story about one of our very own residents. Wouter de Vos has been living at Eastlands Mature Lifestyle Estate for the past 2 years...

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Are Pets Good For Seniors?

Post by: Eastlands Estate, 28 May 2019

Getting older is often a time of significant change. Your children leave home, you retire from full-time work, and very often, decide to move from your long-time family home into something smaller and more manageable. Within a relatively short space of time, your life takes on a completely different look and rhythm. This can be stressful while you ...

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The Benefits Of Community Living For Active Seniors

Post by: Eastlands Estate, 29 Apr 2019

As an active older adult, you may feel you’re not quite ready for community living with other retired and senior adults. Yet there are actually many advantages of moving to a senior living community before you actually need assisted living, memory care or daily nursing. One of the main benefits of choosing senior community living w...

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