Somerset West Tag

During March 2018 we decided to give serious consideration to moving into a retirement village. A friend suggested we have a look at The Somerset Lifestyle and Retirement Village in Somerset West. We loved everything we saw and heard, so much so that we felt that this...

The Somerset offers choices tailored to your individual preferences with the benefit of a home within a supported community.  Since moving here in October 2018, having had input into the design of our home to meet our unique personal requirements, we have found a place where...

When my wife – Lynne and I decided to relocate to a Retirement Village our first choice was not surprisingly, The Somerset Lifestyle and Retirement Village. After we decided on a building plot, we were presented with a building plan for this stand. Lynne, who has a...

In March 2014, while holidaying in Gordon's Bay with our family from Australia,  we visited the Somerset Mall in Somerset West. We came across an advertising display featuring a new estate - The Somerset Lifestyle and Retirement Village.  We were impressed with the presentation and immediately...

“The leading health concern among persons over sixty years of age is to be ‘mentally sharp’.” Medscape Last month, I mentioned that physical activity can improve “brain health”. But HOW MUCH exercise and WHAT TYPE of exercise will have a benefit on brain health? Brain Health (Cognitive Function)...

This month we had our first Health Education talk. The sessions will be aimed at maintaining health, independence and quality of life – and will cover a range of relevant topics. Ryan Groenewald, a physiotherapist from “Physiotherapy at Home” addressed us on the subject of “Active Ageing”...

In 2014 my wife and I decided to downsize from a large house with a big garden to a smaller compact well-equipped home. We felt it would be the right time for us to make the move before our health starts declining and the trauma of...

Towards the end of 2012 my wife and I made the brave decision to start the process of giving up our lavish lifestyle of having a beautiful large house in Somerset West as well as an even more beautiful seaside holiday house. This decision came after...