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Keeping fit at Retirement Villages

16/11/2022 Wadswick Green, Siddington Park, Homewood Grove, Mickle Hill, General, Corporate

Being active and eating well is proven to help look after your wellbeing in later life and there is no excuse when moving to a retirement village! The mission of Wellbeing by Rangeford Villages is to empower residents to nurture their lifestyle choices and to help them thrive by providing an integrated approach to wellbeing throughout the village and beyond.

Physical activity doesn’t have to mean going to the gym if that isn’t your cup of tea. Pilates, gardening, dog walking, dancing or being part of the local walking group are all really good ways to get some exercise and keep moving.

Looking after our body and mind is essential to living a healthy and happy retirement. Regular physical activity and exercise has many benefits including:

  • Promoting good sleep patterns
  • Providing meaningful activity
  • Boosting self-esteem, confidence, and self-worth
  • A chance to meet new people and socialise

As a new retirement village resident, you will be invited to attend a ‘Wellbeing Orientation’ in the first 3-4 weeks of moving in and this will help ensure that your living experience meets your desires, needs and expectations and that you get the most out of village life. It will be different for everyone and could include creating an exercise programme, connecting with village or outside groups, running a club or society or taking up a new hobby or interest.

An array of classes conducted by friendly, qualified instructors include Tai Chi, Pilates, Yoga and even aerobics and Zumba. Our trained professionals are fully equipped with the latest age-appropriate equipment and a member of the fitness team will be able to help guide with workouts.

Green spaces are the life force of any retirement community, and our beautifully landscaped gardens are set amongst mature trees. You can spend time enjoying the beauty and wildlife through walks in our grounds and venture further afield on walks in the local area.

At the heart of the luxury retirement villages, you will find ‘The Pavilion’ which acts as the main social hub and is the setting for most of the communal facilities. Here you will find a heated indoor swimming pool, complete with sauna, steam room and other spa facilities to help you stay healthy and relax.* What more could you want?

One resident from Wadswick Green said “We have more time to do the things we enjoy. We were active prior to the move, so it’s great that we can maintain that. The facilities are great and sometimes it feels like we have the pool to ourselves. It really encourages you to keep fit – in fact, I wonder if we’re more active now!”

Here at Rangeford Villages, you can be as involved as you want - Your Life, Your Way.


*Spa facilities not available at Mickle Hill North Yorkshire.


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