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November 13, 2023

What To Remember When Moving Into A Community Village

Making the move into community village living can be exciting, but with any significant change comes a slew of considerations to keep in mind. The key to a smooth transition is preparation, ensuring that all the i's are dotted and the t's are crossed. Let's walk through some essential considerations.


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What To Remember When Moving Into A Community Village

1. Financial Considerations

Before you commit, make sure you understand all the financial aspects. Ask about entry fees, ongoing costs, and any potential increases in fees. Our team is here to break down the numbers and ensure it aligns with your budget.

2. Contracts and Agreements

The paperwork can be overwhelming, but it’s crucial to understand what you’re signing. Don’t hesitate to consult a legal expert or someone experienced in contracts if needed. We want you to feel comfortable with all the terms and conditions.

3. Think About the Future

Your needs may change over time. Consider how the community village can accommodate those changes, whether it’s additional care, medical facilities, or modifications to your living space.

4. Connect with Current Villagers

Community villages offer a wonderful opportunity to connect with like-minded people. Embrace the social aspect, join clubs, participate in activities, and make new friends. It’s a great way to enhance your retirement experience.

5. Personalise Your Space

Your new home should reflect your personality. Decorate your living space to make it truly yours. It’s essential for you to feel comfortable and at home in your new surroundings.

6. Don’t Forget Your Health

Healthcare is a critical consideration. Find out what medical facilities and services are available within the community village or nearby. Knowing that your health needs are covered will provide peace of mind.

7. Seek Support

Moving can be overwhelming, but you’re not alone. Our team at Warrigal is here to assist you every step of the way. We can help with the logistics of your move and provide you with the support and information you need.

8. Stay Informed

Stay up-to-date with any changes or updates in the community village. Being informed will ensure that you can make the most of your retirement years.

Moving into a community village is a significant step, marking a new chapter full of potential and opportunities. By arming yourself with knowledge, asking the right questions, and seeking expert advice, you can ensure your transition is smooth and that your new home truly caters to your needs and desires. Remember, this move is not just about finding a place to live – it’s about ensuring quality of life, comfort, and happiness. If you have any questions or need further information, don’t hesitate to reach out to our friendly team. We’re here to help you embrace this exciting new chapter in your life!

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