FAQs: When is the right time to move into a retirement village?
It’s never too early to start exploring your options as you plan your retirement.
Look into your retirement living options before making changes becomes a necessity due to poor health, decreased mobility or loss of your partner.
At the very best of times, making the decision to sell up your home and plan the move to a new home can feel perplexing.
The earlier you make the decision about where you want to live, the longer the history and memories you have to create with your new community.
You don’t need to have already retired to make the move into a retirement village. In fact, moving into a retirement village before you transition from full-time or part-time employment is a great way to ease into your new community and reduce the angst of taking on several life changes all at once a few years down the track! Some residents of retirement villages never actually retire and continue work in a part-time or voluntary capacity because they want to.
You also need to keep in mind that due to Australia’s ageing population there’s a high probability that there is already a waiting list of people wanting to buy into the retirement village that best suits your needs.
The right time to move into a retirement village is when:
- You (and / or your partner) are starting to think about retirement and the opportunities ahead as you begin transitioning from full time employment
- You’re feeling on top of any health or mobility related concerns
- You’ve visited a number of retirement villages, asked lots of questions, engaged legal and financial advisors experienced in retirement village legislation and issues, read and understood the contract you are considering and feel well informed on the opportunities available to you.
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If you are interested in exploring the possibility of a move to a modern retirement village around Melbourne. Booking a tour at one of the RCA Villages around Melbourne can be a great place to start. Visit the website of the village in the region you would like to visit for contact details.
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