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CV Newsletter March 2019

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cumberland view better living quality living Cumberland View News ISSUE 13 MARCH 2019 Retirement Living Welcome to our March newsletter Easter is fast approaching and it s time to enjoy those traditional chocolate eggs and bunny shaped cookies Let s not forget those fruit flavoured hot cross buns straight from the oven with a layer of butter Yum Aged Care Living Home Care ANNUAL BOWLS CHALLENGE 2019 In this newsletter we commiserate defeat at the annual bowls challenge However there is plenty to celebrate We welcome new staff members to the village Siobhan had a baby boy there was a 69th Wedding Anniversary and we discover how Stott became our wing name Plus there s more Wishing you a safe and happy Easter WELCOME OUR NEW STAFF Yvette Johnson We are delighted to welcome Yvette Johnson to the village as our receptionist An Dang An Dang joins the village in the dedicated new role of Sales Manager An s sales office will be located where Home Care used to be If you have any sales enquiries please contact An Ph 0415 383 838 E sales cumberlandview com au The Cumberland View and Mulgrave Country Club s annual Bowls Challenge was a success Although Cumberland View village was defeated by the leading champions at Mulgrave Country Club There are such high spirits when the challenge is on as residents and members of the clubs get together to battle it out on the bowling green Everyone looks forward to the challenge every year not only to play bowls but the chance to catch up with friends What s Happening After a tiering few sets of bowls everyone was treated to a delicious sit down dinner amongst their friends and management Cumberland View Retirement Living This challenge is proudly supported by Helloworld travel agents Tuesday 21st May Australia s biggest morning tea Cumberland View are hoping 2020 is the year of triumph

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Cumberland View News HOW STOTT BECAME OUR WING NAME Cumberland View Aged Care s former South Wing has been renamed Stott after local business owners George and Ann Stott from the 1800s In March 1868 George Stott purchased land at C P 95 the north east corner of Jells and Ferntree Gully roads It was previous owned by James Wheeler who sold the property to Peter Martin in October 1857 George and his wife Ann Frost established the Mulgrave Post Office and General store on the corner of the site Mail was delivered three times a week by horseback into Oakleigh along Ferntree Gully Road and incoming mail was brought back It was a stopping point for farmers before a 6 8 hour horse ride to the city to sell their goods George passed away in July 1875 with plans of gaining a hotel licence Their possible motivation for establishing a licenced Between 1838 1929 premises was from seeing customers leave the store and head south down Jells Road to the Mountain View Hotel This hotel was situated on the north east corner of Wellington and Jells Roads and run by Rowland Fletcher Freeman The old store was extended into the Mulgrave Post Office Hotel Ann applied for and was granted the first license for the Mulgrave Post Office Hotel in 1875 In 1877 Rowland Freeman married widow Ann Stott and left his licensed hotel Thereafter the hotel changed licensees and names over the years The hotel was rebuilt in 1929 keeping much of the brick fa ade and is known today as The Rogue Squire renovated in 2018 19 More extensive hotel facilities have been built over time behind this building which is known as the Wheelers Hill Hotel 2013 2019 HOW A REVERSE MORTGAGE CAN HELP FREE UP CASH Reverse Mortgages are loans for retirees or pensioners that tend to be asset rich but cash poor Importantly the borrower retains ownership and can stay in the house A reverse mortgage allows people aged 60 years plus to convert equity in their property into cash using the house as security Like any loan interest is charged and the borrower is not required to make repayments The interest is capitalised This meaning that its charged back to the loan account and will compound over time until the person moves out of the house unless voluntary payments are made A reverse mortgage is secured by the registered mortgage over the borrower s house like any normal home loan For more information go to https www seniorsfirst com au how reverse mortgages work A VISIT FROM MUSEUM OF VICTORIA Cumberland View Aged Care Windmill Court have recently had a special visit from the Museum of Victoria The topic of the day was Australian Native animals There were different types of animals on display from Magpies to Koalas Residents really enjoyed all the different animals especially being able to touch and see them up close These animals were taxidermized meaning that they have been preserved to maintain there life like feel and appearance Residents are now looking forward to the next time the Museum visits They are hoping for even more animals to enjoy BABY NEWS Siobhan s new baby boy Congratulations village staff member Siobhan and her partner Brad on the safe arrival of their baby boy Asher James Grigg Asher was born on the 16th January and everyone is doing well

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cumberland view better living quality living HAPPY 69TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY ISSUE 13 MARCH 2019 TOOT TOOT CHUGACHUGA Cumberland View Aged Care Whalley Drive have celebrated a 69th wedding anniversary Joyce and Geoff Fall first met at a church dance and married a year later in 1950 Together they have 4 children 7 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren With so many years spent together it was very honourable to be able to celebrate this special anniversary They learnt how to love each other and become best friends They have already celebrated their Sky Blue anniversary for 65 years of marriage Now they only have one year to go before they celebrate the momentous 70th Platinum anniversary Joyce and Geoff are looking forward too many more anniversaries to come HOW TO AVOID VITAMIN B12 DEFICIENCY It is estimated that up to 20 of people aged 50 years and over may be low in vitamin B12 As we get older our ability to absorb vitamin B12 tends to decrease This is due to often developing problems with the acids and stomach enzymes needed to process the vitamin Gary Danson from the village has a fascinating train hobby He has a large collection of model trains that he has accumulated over the years and was happy to show off a few of his favourites Since he was 3 years old Gary has been train mad He can remember that he used to run up and down the train platforms just to get a closer look at these fantastic pieces of machinery He would read as many books as he could get his hands on about trains and locomotives Gary was a part of the Australian Model Railway Association Victorian Branch located in Glen Iris where he was President for 14 years The association was founded in 1953 The association has detailed model replica trains in action that run through landmarks and towns which they once travelled through Plus there s exhibitions and displays to enjoy For more information go to http www amravic com au HAPPY ANNIVERSARY HAPPY ANNIVERSARY Vitamin B12 is important for making red blood cells and maintaining effective function of nerve cells Common problems of the lack of Vitamin B12 include Anemia low red blood cell count that carry oxygen in the blood Can cause fatigue or shortness of breath Neuropathy nerves in the body are not working well causing tingling numbness burning and poor balance Cognitive Impairment nerve cells in the brain are not working effectively causing memory problems irritability and even dementia Vitamin B12 can be gained naturally by eating meat and dairy products However you can easily obtain it via supplements Vitamin B12 deficiency is often slow to come on and the symptoms may not be noticeable If you have any concerns it is advisable to get a blood test from your Doctor to check your level Especially if you are vegetarian suffer from health conditions relating to the stomach pancreas or intestines We have celebrated not one but two very special wedding anniversaries Judith and her husband John as well as Shirley and her husband Chris have all celebrated their 55th Wedding Anniversary Let s take a trip back to 55 years ago The most popular song in 1964 was Sugar Shack by Jimmy Gilmer the first ever Ford Mustang was created and My Fair Lady was the most popular film of the year All four of our lovely residents share the same anniversary date of 22nd of February Celebrating their Emerald Anniversary both Judith and Shirley were spoiled with a beautiful bouquet of flowers Happy Anniversary to you all

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cumberland view better living quality living UBER TAXI SERVICE FACEBOOK ISSUE 13 MARCH 2019 UBER TAXI SERVICE PLAN AHEAD WITH OUR HOME CARE SERVICES You can follow us on social media Feel free to like us on facebook at the Retirement Village Aged Care and Home Care for updates If you are a resident at Cumberland View with an interesting and newsworthy story that you would like to share please pass this on to the manager and we ll look at putting it up on facebook UBER TAXIFROM SERVICE MESSAGE THE MANAGER The current wait time for a Government funded Home Care Package is anywhere between 12 18 months With this in mind it s a good idea to plan ahead about assistance you may require in the future to help you remain independent in your own home for as long as possible There are many benefits of having a home care package with Cumberland View Home Care and our Home Care Manager Trent Thomason is here to help Please feel free to contact Trent at any time on 9790 0555 or stop in to the Home Care office for any questions you may have New sales office for Home Care coming soon Home Care will now be relocated to the room directly opposite this current location to make way for the new sales office Health Wellness Survey A Health and Wellness survey will be going out to all residents between now and 30th May A big thank you Thank you Sophie for all the assistance at the Village We wish you the best of luck Nursing Raise your cup and make every drop count for cancer research Cumberland View Retirement Village invites you to join us for a Morning Tea to support this worthy cause Tuesday 21st May 10 15am 12noon 5 entry donation UBER128 TAXI SERVICE UNIT FOR SALE Be treated to Iced buns cakes and tea coffee Performance from Comedian Don Jones 2 lucky dip with amazing prizes All proceeds will go to the Cancer Council Please register your attendance by Tuesday 14th May 101 Whalley Drive Wheelers Hill VIC 3150 P 03 9795 9166 F 03 9701 0832 www cumberlandview com au This beautiful 2 bedroom north facing unit has been fully refurbished and offers ample living space Next Issue July 2019 This unit is selling for 615 000 For more information please contact our Sales Manager An We want your ideas If you d like to see a particular story covered in our next issue or if you have any comments or suggestions feel free to contact us below Need more information Please call us or visit our website www cumberlandview com au Retirement Living Aged Care Living Home Care 101 Whalley Drive Wheelers Hill VIC 3150 Phone 9795 9166 123 127 Whalley Drive Wheelers Hill VIC 3150 Phone 9795 9154 101 Whalley Drive Wheelers Hill VIC 3150 Phone 9790 0555