Evergreen Life Care is a community based not-for-profit organisation, located in the heart of the Central Coast. Our Retirement Village and Aged Care lodge delivers quality lifestyle, care and support services for our residents. View our collection of helpful resources below, and contact our friendly team if you are interested in learning more or would like support while looking at care options for yourself, or a loved one. 

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Trust Evergreen Life Care for specialist dementia care

Carinya, our specialist care unit, provides care and support for loved ones living with dementia. Carinya, an Indigenous word for ‘happy, peaceful home’, perfectly describes the dementia-friendly environment we provide for our residents. What is dementia care? Caring for a loved one with dementia brings unique challenges that require compassionate care. Compassion comes from a

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Keeping couples together in aged care

It can be heartbreaking when a couple who have always lived together, often for decades, have to live apart for the last years of their lives. At Evergreen Life Care, we believe it’s important to enable couples to live together for as long as possible and enjoy the health and wellbeing advantages that come with

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Your new local coffee spot EverBean Cafe

Your new local cafe does more than just serve coffee and delicious treats. It’s a social hub for the community, and a warm and welcoming place for long-overdue catch ups, weekly lunches with friends or afternoon tea with the family.  Uniting a community over their morning cuppa, the EverBean Cafe, located in the Community Hub

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This is what Central Coast Retirement Living is. Two Evergreen West Gosford residents each with a kayak heading out into the river. Evergreen Life Care | Retiring on the Central Coast | Central Coast Retirement Village

Retiring on the Central Coast

The Central Coast is home to beautiful waterways and beaches and has a relaxing coastal feel,  whilst still having access to high-quality services and amenities. It’s for these reasons, plus many more, that so many people choose the Central Coast for their retirement. In this article, we share our top tips and benefits of making

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Evergreen West Gosford residents in a yoga post. One lady and gentleman standing alongside each other, hands in a prayer position and looking towards each other | Central Coast Retirement Village

What’s the difference between aged care and retirement living?

If you’re beginning to search for retirement villages or aged care options for yourself or a loved one, it can be overwhelming. It’s important to consider the level of care you require or are expecting, what services you are looking for, and to understand the difference between retirement living and aged care. In this article,

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What is the ACAT assessment process?

If you’re starting to search for aged care or respite care for yourself or a loved one, you may have come across the term “ACAT Assessment”.  ACAT stands for The Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT), which assesses the needs of older people. It can then make recommendations for government-funded care and support including aged care

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Daughter caring for father with dementia. Evergreen Life Care | Aged Care Central Coast

Support for carers of those with dementia

If you are caring for a loved one with dementia, you understand how fulfilling, yet challenging it can be. Carers often have an increased risk of depression, stress and burn out. As we all know, it’s hard to pour from an empty cup. So how can you take care of yourself, whilst taking care of

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Picture of a blonde elderly lady in a white shirt smiling with a piece of paper. A younger lady with glasses and also a white shirt is looking over her shoulder at the paper and pointing to it. Evergreen Life Care | Central Coast Retirement Village | Career in aged care

Respite care – what is it and when should you use it?

If you, or a loved one, need a short break and some extra care, you may be looking for suitable respite care within aged care. You’ll no doubt have a lot of questions about respite care. Let us share some insight into residential respite with Evergreen Life Care.  What is respite care? Respite care, sometimes

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Women fishing by lake at their retirement living home in West Gosford. Evergreen Life Care | Central Coast Retirement Villages

How do I find the best retirement living provider?

Nearing retirement and dreaming of your new home and lifestyle? Retirement can be an exciting phase of life, but also a stressful one. Especially when there’s so many factors to consider when looking for the best retirement living provider.  What to look for in a retirement living provider The best retirement living villages offer both

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Lady in pink shirt at Evergreen Life Care Residential Aged Care Facility

How do I find the best residential aged care provider?

There’s a lot to consider when finding the right residential aged care provider for your loved one. Evergreen Life Care can help make the process easier.  If you haven’t already, the first step is to get in touch with the Australian Government’s Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT) to have your needs reviewed. If ACAT determines

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Lady living active Evergreen lifestyle, with bike and greenery, at Evergreen life Care Retirement Living

How to live an Evergreen life in retirement

Nearing retirement? Now’s the time to start living again.  Retiring from work used to be perceived as a resting phase of life. But today, as we enjoy much longer life expectancy in Australia, older Aussies are embracing a new chapter: an opportunity to live life to its fullest.  In this blog, we share our expert

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