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Black Swan Prize for Portraiture

Amana Living is proud to be involved in the Black Swan Prize for Portraiture as a supporting partner in 2017. This is the second year we’ve sponsored this amazing competition which provides a showcase for Australia’s premier artists. 

We love celebrating the creative process, and providing artistic experiences for our residents and clients as part of the Amana Living Enrichment Program. The program places a high value on activities that promote lifelong learning, choice and independence, catering for a broad range of abilities, gifts and preferences.

Amana Living Treendale Welcomes New Manager

Amanda Arnoldi has joined the Amana Living team to manage its Australind retirement village, Amana Living Treendale.

Bunbury born and bred, Amanda is a licenced sales representative with 26 years’ experience in real estate, including four years working in retirement villages. Over that time, Amanda has amassed a number of accolades including top village manager at Stockland and top property manager for the Roy Weston.

Enjoy a sea change before Christmas!

If you’ve dreamed of making a sea change and a move down south for your retirement, now is your chance!

Stage 4 of Amana Living Treendale in Australind is nearing completion and a range of beautiful, brand new detached homes will be available to view in October and ready to move into in November. 

There is a choice of 15 very large, quality three-bedroom, two-bathroom homes with prices starting from $425,000. All homes have a double garage, air conditioning, gourmet kitchen, and an alfresco courtyard.

Residents keen to go digital

Karrinyup retirement village residents enjoyed a coaching session in June on using digital technology to explore, shop and connect.

Telstra and the Seniors Recreation Council of WA hosted the free coaching session to show seniors how easy it is to access information like transport schedules, order groceries online, and connect with family and friends using technology.

Among the participants were residents from Amana Living’s Moline Village in Karrinyup, who were bussed to Telstra’s head office for the session.

What to look for in a retirement village

For those wondering what to look for in a retirement village, Maria Davison, Amana Living General Manager of Home Care and Housing, has some good advice.

Maria has seen many different people looking at over-55s housing for a variety of reasons. In this video, she runs through the benefits of moving into a retirement village, using Moline Village as an example.

As she explains, the key benefits are peace of mind and social connection. Low maintenance, in-home services and on-site facilities are other reasons to consider the move.

The rise of apartment living

Moline Village in Karrinyup welcomed a broad spectrum of visitors at a recent open day, with lots of attention paid to the lease-for-life apartments. Maria Davison (General Manager Housing) describes the benefits of this style of housing for over-55s.

After one of our residents, Dorothy Westlake (pictured), was featured in The West Australian talking about the perks of apartment living, almost 100 visitors attended an open day at Moline Village in February.

Strangers to friends

Downsizing and moving out of the family home is a major decision and one that might be filled with trepidation, especially if you’re moving to a new area. But for three couples, the relocation to Amana Living Treendale has been a move of no regrets and has resulted in a beautiful friendship.

Robert and Terrie Dawson from Kingsley, John and Angela Hansen from Greenwood, and Phil and Leonie McKeon from Australind moved into Stage 3 of Amana Living Treendale earlier this year. They’ve gone from strangers to firm friends in just six months.