Family Fun Twilight Open Night

Opal by Living Gems invites you to a spectacular twilight viewing of our exceptional over 50s community. Fancy an outing with the family? Come and enjoy a fun night at Opal by Living Gems! This may be the last chance for you to purchase a brand-new “dream” home in our friendly, award-winning community. Hurry, there […]

Declutter Your Life With Tanya Lewis at Opal by Living Gems

Thinking of downsizing your home and freeing up equity by moving into an over 50s Lifestyle Resort? Not sure where to start and don’t know what you should and shouldn’t hold onto? Relax, Tanya is here to help! Tanya Lewis, expert in decluttering and downsizing, will be presenting at Opal by Living Gems on Saturday […]

Christmas spirit alive and well at Opal by Living Gems

From Christmas light competitions to festive lunches, there is something on every week in December for Home Owners to enjoy at Opal by Living Gems – proving that the Christmas spirit is alive and well! Sales Manager, Dennis Ring said that the Resort is well known for its festive atmosphere at this time of year. […]

Retirement village or lifestyle resort. What is the difference?

Many of us have heard the terms retirement village and lifestyle resort – but, what’s the actual difference? While there are definitely similarities between the two (in that they both appeal to older people who live independently and have communal facilities), the key difference between the two sectors is the contractual and financial models that […]

Living Gems celebrates Seniors Week

Throughout the state our community will come together to celebrate Seniors Week. This event is held from 18-26 August to recognise the value of the contribution older people have made in the workforce and community throughout their lives. Council on the Ageing (COTA) Queensland coordinates Seniors Week on behalf of the Queensland Government. The event […]

Southport Croquet Club visits Living Gems

Members of the Southport Croquet Club made their way to Opal by Living Gems Lifestyle resort in Logan Village on 17 July 2018. Beryl Turner, Southport club captain, along with a group of eight members enjoyed a great day at the Resort, having a go for the first time at the Resort’s croquet court. Living […]

Opal by Living Gems relay team close in on fundraising goal

Relay for Life team, Opal by Living Gems, have been powering on to meet their fundraising goal of $10,000 by 7 October 2018. The current total is now over $7,000 thanks to the efforts of the Home Owners at Opal by Living Gems as well as their family and friends. The team have raised funds […]

Meet your Neighbours: Keith and Gwen

Originally from the United Kingdom, Keith Revell made the move over 40 years ago to Brisbane where he met his wife Gwen. Not long after our two wonderful children were born we moved to New Guinea for three years, from there we chose to settle in Redcliffe until our children went on to university. After […]

Living Gems residents’ top effort for cancer research

Last year, Relay for Life team Opal by Living Gems, raised $7500 for cancer research. This year the team have started their fundraising efforts early in hopes to surpass last year’s donation. Living Gems Home Owners and team captain Nola Green said last year they hadn’t heard of the Relay for Life until attending an […]

Retirement living: where to start?

For those planning their retirement, the question of how to finance this next stage of life can be daunting for some. While the government offers the Age Pension, $826.20 for singles and $1245.60 for couples paid fortnightly, this is not always necessarily enough to live on. There are a number of options to get extra […]