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Monthly Archive for: ‘August, 2017’

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Never too old to be a first time buyer

Age isn’t holding back Geoffrey Green from becoming a first-time buyer. At 98, the former tenant farmer on the Blenheim Palace Estate decided he was tired of being ‘chief cook and bottle washer’ so he opted to move to a retirement village. Report by ELLIE O’DONNELL Having looked after himself for many years Geoffrey decided he couldn’t go another winter …

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New retirement village in the West Midlands

Retirement Villages’ latest development is all about location, designed with practical living in mind and offering incredibly easy access to the rest of the UK Despite the developments idyllic and peaceful setting, the M45, M1 and M6 are all under a 10-minute drive from the Lime Tree Village in Dunchurch, Warwickshire. Rugby Railway Station is just a 14-minute drive away …

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Retiring from work, but not from life!

The common misconception is that retirees automatically reach for their pipes and slippers when they decide to stop working, but this is often far from the truth In fact, many sixtysomethings use their retirement as an opportunity to take up new hobbies, go travelling or simply enjoy themselves socially, as these real life residents from our retirement villages demonstrate. Gavin …

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