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Eastlands Mature Lifestyle Estate - The Road 'til Now

Post by: Eastlands Estate, 23 Feb 2021

In February 2016, we successfully broke ground at 101 Eastlands Drive. From the moment that the first shovel of dirt was lifted from the earth, our vision began to come to fruition. The vision was a simple, yet innovative one – to provide quality estate living to over 50’s looking for a piece of paradise to call home. We realized that ...

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Why Seniors Should Set New Year's Resolutions

Post by: Eastlands Estate, 15 Jan 2021

I was chatting with a friend just before we reached the close of 2020 about New Year’s resolutions and the topic of age came up. He asked if I thought that it was worth it for seniors to set new goals for the coming year.  The discussion went back and forth before I finally closed with a quote from Lucius Seneca, which I believe is an a...

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There's A Lot To Celebrate At Eastlands This Christmas!

Post by: Eastlands Estate, 07 Dec 2020

There’s no doubt 2020 has been a challenging year, but at Eastlands, we believe in the power of finishing strong! We’re very grateful that families are allowed to visit over the festive period, and we’re looking forward to hearing the cheerful sounds of grandchildren’s laughter all over the Estate. And while we’re al...

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Let's Celebrate The Men In Our Lives This November!

Post by: Eastlands Estate, 16 Nov 2020

Like October is to breast cancer, November (or Movember) is to testicular and prostate cancer – a month in which awareness is raised about specific health issues affecting men. This is why we frequently see previously clean-shaven men sporting moustaches. (And let’s face it, many of us will be glad when December 1 rolls around and those...

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Emergency Preparedness for Seniors - How To Make Sure You're Ready For Anything

Post by: Eastlands Estate, 18 Oct 2020

If you have aging parents – or an elderly parent who lives on their own - it’s natural to be worried about how they would cope in an emergency. Or if you’re a senior yourself, you may be concerned that you don’t have a comprehensive plan in place of what to do in the event of a medical emergency, flood, or fire. It can be a...

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Helping You Understand The 5 Emotional Stages of Retirement

Post by: Eastlands Estate, 29 Sep 2020

When you’re working long hours and feeling tired and stressed, the thought of retiring – of finally being able to do what you want, when you want – seems irresistible. But as you get closer to that magical day, different emotions can come into play. Retirement is a major life change, and studies show that retirees experience a ra...

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Staying Healthy And Happy This Women's Month - And Beyond!

Post by: Eastlands Estate, 31 Aug 2020

August is Women’s Month. It also happens to be the month that a very special Eastlands’ “resident” celebrates their first birthday! Yes, it has been a whole year since our wonderful on-site restaurant, Flavor, first opened its doors, and now we can’t imagine how we possibly managed without it! Although Covid-19 restri...

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Aging Without Children - Have You Planned For Your Later-Life Care?

Post by: Eastlands Estate, 28 Jul 2020

Louise took care of her elderly parents for years until they passed away within months of each other. She did their grocery shopping, helped clean the house, prepared meals and took them to their increasingly frequent doctor’s appointments. It was only after they were both gone that Louise, now in her late 50s and childless, suddenly thought ...

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Retirement In The Middle Of A Crisis

Post by: Eastlands Estate, 19 Jun 2020

There aren’t many areas of our lives that haven’t been affected – to a greater or lesser degree - by the Coronavirus pandemic. Everything, from socialising and shopping to working and travelling, has drastically changed. The financial markets too, have taken a huge hit, which has naturally made anyone with investments tied up in ...

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Keeping Our Residents Safe And Happy During Lockdown

Post by: Eastlands Estate, 08 Jun 2020

With South Africa now in Level 3 lockdown, life is slowly getting easier. We’re allowed outside more, we can more flexibly exercise outdoors and walk our dogs…things are definitely looking up! For the residents of Eastlands Mature Lifestyle Estate, the easing of restrictions means they are once again able to enjoy some of the many act...

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