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Vision Statement

Our vision is an active, self-sufficient and stress free later life.

Mission Statement

Our mission is implement sustainable solutions for people over 45 to explore, create, apply knowledge and expand opportunities that lead to a self-sufficient later life.  More specifically we seek to:

  • Provide a current, comprehensive and people-centered networking environment for nurturing life and entrepreneurial skills and related professional values so that each member can lead a self-sustaining, healthy life for as long as they are able;
  • Encourage people to be appreciated as valuable members of an ever changing and very demanding society by providing opportunities for them to update their knowledge base and acquire new skills;
  • Nurture opportunities for personal and professional growth;
  • Promote the awareness, discovery, dissemination and application of knowledge involving the people over 45 in all known and future forms;
  • Encourage savings for later life
  • Be regarded as more interested in the welfare of its members than it is of its own;
  • Foster sustainable change for every person over the age of 45 who desires a quality late life
  • Care for our members if or when they need frail care
  • Encourage the younger generation to support programs which will alleviate the social and financial pressure of dependent parents in the future.
  • Guide and provide temporary support to people over 45 who have been marginalised for whatever reason so that they may once again be a contributing member of society
  • Stress free accommodation.
  • Encourage volunteerism as a means of meeting like-minded people to fill social needs and find purpose in life.
  • Promote the philosophy that it is the responsibility of each and every one who wants a quality later life to participate in achieving this goal.

Our Values

  • Responsibility
  • Completion – The need to finish
  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Uniqueness and individuality
  • Playfulness/Joy/Humour
  • Truth/Reality
  • Participation
  • Self-sufficiency/Independence
  • Sharing/Caring


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