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Articles, booklets, and checklists to help you make an informed decision about retirement villages.

Retirement village costs

Understanding the financial considerations of living in a retirement village. Covering entry costs, costs while residing in a village and costs when leaving a village.

An introduction to retirement village contracts and paperwork to help you better understand the application process. An introduction to retirement village contracts and paperwork to help you better understand the application process.

Operators responsibilities

A retirement village operator has certain responsibilities to it's residents. These include insurance responsibilities, what happens if your home is damaged by an event such as a flood or fire and how your financial interests are protected.

Living in a retirement village

More New Zealanders are choosing to live in retirement villages, drawn by benefits such as having maintenance homes, companionship, security, and healthcare. As with every significant decision, there are pros, cons, and plenty of things to consider. The following articles aim to provide an insight on the benefits retirement villages can offer seniors.

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Retirement village guides

Here, you will find a wealth of information about retirement villages in New Zealand. We recommend starting with the first booklet, ‘A guide to retirement village living’, and going from there.

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