You’re invited to the Woodgrove Village Show Day

Woodgrove Village is hosting a Show Day on Sunday, 11 June from 2 pm to 4 pm. This is your opportunity to take a gentle stroll around the parklike surrounds exploring independent living residences that are for sale now. We will also be showing ones currently being renovated, and the homes of residents. There are…

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Storytelling from PADCA’s Seniors

The vast majority of us are fortunate to have older people around us, whether they’re family, friends, just general acquaintances or those entrusted in our care. Older people are fonts of wisdom, experience, and storytelling. Some of our fondest childhood memories stem from our grandparents’ storytelling whether true, fictional or folktale. These stories can be…

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Putting The Spotlight On Fibre

What is fibre and why is it important? Dietary fibre is the edible part of plants which your body can’t digest or absorb. Fibre is sometimes called bulk or roughage. Fibre can be categorised by 3 physical characteristics, including its ability to dissolve (e.g. soluble and insoluble), how thick it is (gel-like quality), and how well…

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It’s time to break the “senior” mould!

The words “senior”, “old age”, and “over 60” have a wide range of connotations. When someone is 55 years old or more, phrases like “it’s just old age” and “at your time of life” get bandied about when someone is injured or unwell. When you are looking at purchasing products and services tailored to this…

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Open Gardens at Woodgrove: 15-16 October

Don’t miss your chance to visit the Open Gardens at the Woodgrove Retirement Village! 15 to 16 October from 9 am to 4 pm. Small gardens can be beautiful, very beautiful, and the Open Midlands Gardens have selected 3 small gardens in the Woodgrove Retirement Village to be on show! Come and enjoy the country feel…

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