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Women’s Month: Celebrating the ladies of Renishaw Hills

With August marking Women’s Month, we thought it was the perfect opportunity to share more about the wonderful ladies who make Renishaw Hills what it is. Whilst these women all play different parts within the village, all contribute to the incredible community and lifestyle that our residents get to enjoy today. Julieann Hampson If you’ve ever enjoyed a private tour more »

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Lockdown and considerations of what we need during retirement

“Reflections on life during a moment of crisis should never be dismissed. The perspective gained in lockdown provides valuable insight into what people truly want out of life. And for many, ‘living the holiday’ in early retirement is a lot more achievable than was previously thought.” – Phil Barker, of Renishaw Property Developments, developers of Renishaw Hills At a time more »

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Age & Immunity: How you can stay healthy during your golden years

The COVID-19 pandemic has been the cause of much panic, especially for those of us who are unfortunately saddled with co-morbidities. If science has taught us anything, it’s that our body’s ability to fend off infections decreases as we age. In scientific terms, this is referred to as “immunosenescence”. This can leave us more susceptible to viruses like the flu more »

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Four Reasons We Love Winter At Renishaw Hills

If we’re being honest, there are many perks that come with choosing to retire on the South Coast of KwaZulu-Natal. As we head even further into winter, we appreciate everything about living in this coastal paradise. It’s no secret that our residents live the holiday all year round, but we’ve noticed that this is even more so in winter. Here more »

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Live the Holiday even during lockdown at Renishaw Hills

During uncertain times like these, we can always count on Mother Nature to show us that the sun will rise again. As we head into level 3 of lockdown, we’re also heading into winter, a glorious time for those at Renishaw Hills. What’s normally pegged as the coldest and miserable month of all is one that our residents simply relish more »

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Lockdown lessons from our residents

These have been trying times for many, but they’ve also been a period of great learning too. If we all sit and think about it, we would soon see that we’ve come to learn a few things about ourselves and the way we live as well. At Renishaw Hills, our residents are always doing their best to see the glass more »

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Six ways to focus on self-care during lockdown

Self-care is a term that many of us are used to hearing regularly. It’s a growing trend as people seek to find new ways in which they can take action to improve their lives and emotions. During lockdown, the notion of self-care is becoming even more important as feelings of fear and uncertainty wash over us. It’s a common misconception more »

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Lockdown home detergent hacks to try at home

One sure downfall of lockdown is running out of essential cleaning products before you’ve had a chance to replenish them during the weekly shop. With online delivery slots being hard to come by, there are many household products that you can make at home. Simple ingredients like vinegar, bicarb and even lemon juice can make up some pretty potent blends. more »

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A guide to lockdown gardening by Dr Elsa Pooley

With lockdown providing ample time to get stuck into work at home or in the garden, we called on our gardening expert Dr Elsa Pooley to share what she’s been up to over the last few weeks: I am a landscaper who is so busy during my normal working life that I very seldom spend real time in my own more »