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Providing retirement housing for over 35 years
Eldercare has an enviable reputation
within South Australia for resident
care and for providing quality sites
in desirable locations. Thirteen
retirement sites are located across
the Adelaide metropolitan area and
All units, courtyard homes and villas
have modern up-to-date facilities
and are available at affordable
prices. Many of Eldercare's
retirement units are located in close
proximity to their residential care
facilities allowing many couples to
live close to each other when one
has entered residential care.
The entry contribution retention
system is unique to Eldercare and
units are available for purchase at
their Kent Town, Norwood, Mount
Barker and Maitland sites under this
Two new 2-bedroom villas are
available to purchase at Woodcroft,
located directly behind Eldercare
Cottage Grove. These have been
purpose built to Eldercare's
specifications and support their
philosophy of ageing-in-place.
Further afield, on the Yorke
Peninsula, there are retirement units
next door to The Village residential
care facility at Maitland.
Eldercare are also in the final
planning stage of a new retirement
village development at Stansbury,
adjacent to their Elanora residential
aged care facility, and will consist
of two-bedroom villas with study.
Expressions of interest for this
development are welcomed.
Visit www.eldercare.net.au or
contact Lynne on 8291 1040.
Retire with Ease at Eldercare
Units available at:
•College Green - Kent Town
• Kingsborough - Norwood
•Cottage Grove Court Villas -
•Oxford Retirement Village - Hove
• The Village - Maitland
Expressions of interest for
proposed new retirement villas at
Elanora - Stansbury.
Contact Lynne now for inspection
on 8291 1040
Fantastic Locations, Fantastic Prices
- ranging from $94,000 to $365,000
Internet Basics website getting seniors online
The internet is an amazing tool that
can transform the way we connect,
learn and play, but unfortunately too
many older Australians are missing
out, with research showing that 63
per cent of people aged over 65 are
The Australian Government's Internet
Basics website aims to change that
by helping older people get online
and learn how to get the most out of
the internet -- safely and confidently.
Launched earlier this year, the
website is a free training resource
that demystifies the internet
for beginners, featuring simple
instructions and easy-to-follow videos.
Internet Basics can help you learn
about computer terminology and
how to protect your personal
information, as well as "netiquette"
for forums and social media sites.
The website features four sections
that focus on different areas: what
you can do online, how to get
started, staying safe and connecting
to the internet.
Deputy Secretary for the Department
of Broadband, Communications and
the Digital Economy, Abul Rizvi said
as more businesses and services
moved towards online delivery, it
was important that all Australians
were confident about using the
"Internet Basics aims to help
improve Australians' digital literacy
and online engagement by providing
a starting point for internet novices
to build the skills and confidence
needed to participate in the rapidly
expanding digital economy."
President of the Australian Seniors
Computer Clubs Association, Nan
Bosler, said the Internet Basics
website would help older Australians
take advantage of the benefits of the
"Older Australians are sensible so
it is easy to understand why we are
hesitant using something we don't
understand, but this is the age of
digital communications and older
Australians who don't make use of
the internet are finding themselves
disadvantaged," Nan said. "Besides,
the internet is too good to miss."
"The Internet Basics videos are very
easy to understand -- there is even
one that talks about how to stay
safe on the internet. If you follow
these videos, they will help you to be
a smart and confident user of the
The Internet Basics website is
available at www.internetbasics.
gov.au. If you need a hand using
the website, simply go to one of
the Australian Government's new
Digital Hubs and ask a trainer for
assistance, visit your local library, or
ask a relative or friend for help.
To find out where your nearest
Digital Hub is, please contact
1800 025 145, digitalhubs@
dbcde.gov.au or go to http://
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