19.04.18 Blog

The importance of beauty sleep

Experts tell us that every hour of sleep before midnight is equivalent to sleeping double that time after midnight! A bit like the old adage, “early to bed, early to rise makes a young man healthy, wealthy and wise”. Question is, can we apply this same logic to older persons. The sleep experts say yes….

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06.04.18 Blog

Retirement villages aid residents to cope with the loss of a spouse.

“When I think of death, and of late the idea has come with alarming frequency, I seem at peace with the idea that a day will dawn when I will no longer be among those living in this valley of strange humors. I can accept the idea of my own demise, but I am unable…

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05.04.18 Blog

A different take on retirement

Most working people look forward to retirement. The chance to sit back and relax after years of hard slog seems like a dream when one is stuck in the eighth meeting of the day.

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26.02.18 Blog

10 Reasons to buy at Evergreen Muizenberg

R1 million With stylish apartments priced from just R1 million, you can’t afford to overlook this exceptional offer. Find your Happy Place Visit Evergreen Muizenberg, and you’ll feel it wash over you like a warm summer breeze. Happiness. It’s a truly happy place to be. Residents are smiling. Staff are friendly. Everything works. There’s a…

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17.01.18 Blog

5 tips for choosing a retirement home

It’s never too early to start thinking about retirement and deciding where to live is a crucial part of the puzzle. Arthur Case, Chief Executive Officer of Evergreen Retirement Holdings, and an expert in retirement accommodation, has this advice for choosing the right place to stay in later life. When to move Don’t wait until…


12.09.17 Blog

Active Ageing

The American College of Sports Medicine has concluded that there is no segment of the population that can benefit more from exercise than the elderly.

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07.08.17 Blog

Reducing the distress of dementia

The number of older people is on the rise globally, and this includes South Africa, where projections suggest that by the end of the century those over 60 could make up almost ⅓ of South Africans.


26.07.17 Blog

Does Evergreen’s Life Right model offer the perfect retirement lifestyle?

If you’d prefer to listen to Arthur Case, CEO of the Evergreen Group, discuss the Life Right model, listen to the audio clip below:

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17.04.17 Blog

Future Trends in Retirement Living

I guess the first trend in retirement living is that people aren’t retiring anymore, at least not the way they used to! Instead many are working longer out of necessity or a desire to remain vital and engaged. Retired executives extend their contracts or become business consultants and many retirees set up small businesses or…


05.04.17 Blog

The critical importance of care

We are ever mindful of the roles that care plays in our villages, and we are always delighted to receive reports, e-mails and phone calls from residents who have benefitted from the care of others. Receiving care serves to remind us that we are valued, and goes to an essential human need and right –…