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Rediscovering your personal style and inner confidence

By Rebecca Sanderson, Personal Stylist[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Elegance is the privilege of age according to French style guru Geneviève Antoine-Dariaux. With five or six decades of dressing yourselves under your belts, finding your own style should be easier now than ever. So why does it feel like it’s only getting harder?  Style has nothing to do with age and challenge the ridiculous and insulting notion that beyond midlife, women become invisible.

“I feel invisible because of my age,” is a leading thought in the minds of many women of a certain age. I did not say a specific age, nor did I say all women are faced with this dilemma. After all, these feelings depend on the woman. But I will say this, more women than not, as they age, feel invisible.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][blockquote text=”Style has nothing to do with age and challenge the ridiculous and insulting notion that beyond midlife, women become invisible.” show_quote_icon=”yes”][vc_empty_space][vc_single_image image=”5034″ img_size=”full” qode_css_animation=””][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type=”row” use_row_as_full_screen_section=”no” type=”full_width” text_align=”left” background_animation=”none” css_animation=””][vc_column][vc_column_text]

Fight invisibility with positivity and activity!

Visibility has everything to do with a woman’s positive and interesting lifestyle. I believe that 80 percent of a woman’s beauty is her inner beauty or inner confidence, not her age. When you are emotionally fulfilled and feel confident in yourself, you become a visible woman. You feel your step has a bounce and your laughter is contagious. You stand erect with great posture, with your head held high. You know you are respected by your family and your peers who see your relevancy.

Why people are increasingly treated as if they’re invisible as they age (more prevalent it seems, for women) is curious, though perhaps not surprising. We live in a youth-fixated culture where people are afraid to age and to be vulnerable to growing older; where ideals about “attractiveness” are oriented around those with young, healthy bodies.

Perhaps our self-image does not have to reflect what has for so long kept us in the shadows.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type=”row” use_row_as_full_screen_section=”no” type=”full_width” text_align=”left” background_animation=”none” css_animation=””][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

Isn’t it time we embraced our true selves?

As the show-and-tell culture of social media has demonstrated, you do not have to dress a certain way because you are a certain age.  Ageing today is bound up with mindset, lifestyle, and self-expression. The most beautiful and elegant Nigella Lawson turned 60 this year and says she’s not ready to stop getting her roots done. Now a columnist for the Sunday Times Style magazine as well as an eternal Domestic Goddess, Nigella recently wrote a brilliant piece on her landmark birthday. “Getting older is much easier than being young,’ Nigella said, ‘The two great enemies of happiness are self-consciousness and the pressure to conform and the older one gets, the easier it is to throw off those shackles.”  (Nigella Lawson on the joy of turning 60 | Style | The Sunday Times (thetimes.co.uk))

As we age, it can feel like we are being judged by society at every turn, especially about the way we present ourselves. But how do we look youthful and fabulous without feeling ridiculous? It’s a difficult, balancing act, but there are plenty of women doing it well and so can you![/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”5035″ img_size=”full” qode_css_animation=””][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type=”row” use_row_as_full_screen_section=”no” type=”full_width” text_align=”left” background_animation=”none” css_animation=””][vc_column][vc_empty_space][blockquote text=”Getting older is much easier than being young. The two great enemies of happiness are self-consciousness and the pressure to conform and the older one gets, the easier it is to throw off those shackles. – NIGELLA LAWSON” show_quote_icon=”yes”][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type=”row” use_row_as_full_screen_section=”no” type=”full_width” text_align=”left” background_animation=”none” css_animation=””][vc_column][vc_column_text]

Let’s disrupt ageing!

Clothing and style can lead to rebirth. Style as we age, should not be about trying to look desperately younger. It should be about bringing the person that we are on the inside into the world. No-one is going to criticize you for being yourself. So, go wild! The most important thing is to find clothes that make you feel amazing.

Your new shopping guide 

Here are my tips for making your next shopping trip a more rewarding one:

Edit your wardrobe

Find time to go through your wardrobe with a fresh eye and maybe a reliable friend (or contact me). Be realistic about what no longer fits you or flatters you. Include your shoes, boots and coats in this too. Sort your unwanted clothes into 2 categories: 1. Giveaway and 2. Good items for swapping.

Review your shopping habits

Think through how you normally buy clothes. Are you totally happy with your approach? If not, why not take a moment to think about what you’ve been doing wrong? Maybe you tend to leave shopping until the last minute, buy things on impulse without knowing exactly how they’ll work with the clothes you have or perhaps you don’t persevere by not finding exactly what you’re looking for and end up compromising.

Once you know what shapes, cuts, colours and textures make the best of your figure and your skin tone, it’s important that you not buy anything that doesn’t entirely flatter you. If it’s the right shape but the wrong colour – don’t buy it. If it’s the right colour but the texture is just too “thin” or clingy, don’t buy it. If it ‘s a great bargain but not quite the right colour, don’t buy it!

80:20 Rule

At this age, you should be dressing in clothes that are 80% Classical and 20% Individual/Funky/Contemporary in style.

Have fun!

Most importantly, give yourself enough time. Treat it as a gift to yourself and ENJOY!

Clothes became less of a tool for maintaining control and more of a way to express creativity, let’s call it tonic for your soul!  I like to refer to the phenomenon of using “style” to boost the mood as “Wear Your Happy”.  The positive links between style and good mental wellbeing has long been proven. An outfit should fit well, suit the person in terms of image, personality and lifestyle, and have the all-important feel-good factor. A winning combination that makes the wearer feel champion.

Try new things. Don’t be afraid. Step out of your comfort zone and soar! No more invisible.

[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_text_separator title=”Rebecca Sanderson is a Personal Stylist based in Cape Town”][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type=”row” use_row_as_full_screen_section=”no” type=”full_width” text_align=”left” background_animation=”none” css_animation=””][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”5029″ img_size=”medium” alignment=”right” qode_css_animation=””][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Rebecca specialises in helping her clients of all ages to find a look that works for them, for their lifestyle, body shape, personality and budget.  Her aim is to help all her clients to feel happy and confident in a way that expresses their unique personality.

Having a Personal Stylist is no longer just for the rich and famous, it’s now an affordable luxury and a great pampering experience. However, unlike a great holiday or luxury spa day where the effects soon wear off, you are left with the power and knowledge you can keep and continue looking amazing day after day.  Contact her on sandersonrebecca30@gmail.com or 0727553652 to book your appointment.  Rebecca is also available for virtual appointments.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Riana’s Corner | Looking after your skin

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Oasis Life Burgundy Estate under construction

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Living at Oasis Life Clara Anna Fontein

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Frequently Asked Questions | Primary Healthcare

Oasis Life offers Primary Healthcare.  What Does this Mean? Our Oasis Life Clara Anna Fontein Clubhouse includes a Healthcare Suite consisting of a re...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Meet Neil Barry

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Selfcare in the time of a pandemic

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

What’s Up at Oasis Life: Winter 2020

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Oasis Life Clara Anna Fontein in Durbanville welcomes first retirement residents

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Ground broken on new Oasis Life Burgundy Estate development

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Living in a new-generation retirement estate: perception versus reality

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Travel the world – from your couch!

Travel the world - from your couch! Just because you’re at home does not mean that you can’t go anywhere. If you’ve always wanted to visit some of the...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Frequently Asked Questions | Let’s talk healthcare

Let’s Talk Healthcare    Does Oasis Life have frail care facilities? Oasis Life estates do not have frail care facilities, but all Oasis Life r...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Meet Allen Usher

You might have seen Allen’s contact details on an Oasis Life advertisement or social media post.  But who is Allen?  Allen Usher entered the property...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

On the Edge of City Living | Burgundy Estate

Your Retirement at Burgundy Estate With the suburbs of Cape Town to the south, the beaches of Milnerton and Blouberg to the west, and the winelands of...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

We Have a New Retirement Show House at Clara Anna Fontein!

Following the run-away success of the release of our first three show houses, we are very proud to announce that our new retirement one-bedroom showho...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Contemporary Designed Age-Tailored Retirement Homes

Without compromising on style and contemporary architecture, we carefully design our Oasis Life homes to ensure that every lay-out is practical and sm...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Healthy Eating as You Age

Why it’s Important to Look After Your Diet   Kim Tempest is a Functional Nutritional Therapist and practice from home in Kirstenbosch-Bishopscou...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

What’s Up at Oasis Life? Autum 2020

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Burgundy Estate – We Have Lift Off

We successfully launched our third Oasis Life retirement development on 21 November at Burgundy Estate in Milnerton. It was great to meet several visi...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Show Houses at Clara Anna Fontein

Clara Anna Fontein Successfully Launches Three Furnished Show Houses Located on the picturesque hills of Durbanville, Clara Anna Fontein - a farm stee...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Hospitality with a Smile

Meet the Hoteliers Behind the Hospitality Lifestyle at Oasis Life At Oasis Life, we’re promising a resort-like lifestyle with hospitality from the top...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

An Unforgettable Holiday – 5 Luxury African Destinations to Add to Your Bucket List

Asante Travel designs tailor-made experiences that submerge you in the beauty, magnificence and happiness of Africa and offer authentic, luxurious and...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

What’s Up at Oasis Life?

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Oasis Life Burgundy Estate

Introducing our retirement homes at Burgundy Estate, Oasis Life, is set in the successful Burgundy Estate. With the suburbs of Cape Town to the south,...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Clara Anna Fontein Show Houses

Show houses loading… The views are to die for and the calm, beautiful country setting is comparable to none. Less than 5km away from all modern amenit...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Fountain of Youth Hacks: Proving That Age is Just a Number

From the start, the Baby Boomer generation born between 1946 and 1964 embraced an anti-establishment attitude. Boomers came of age between two major w...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

You Have a Friend in Technology

It’s no longer novel to enjoy the company of your friends on Facebook or appreciate the ease of Instagram – after all, it was a baby boomer, Tim Berne...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

What’s up at Oasis Life?

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

What’s up at Oasis Life?

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Our Four Security Pillars

Oasis Life offers you peace of mind in four main areas, ensuring that all your requirements are taken care of. We want you to love your retirement and...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Fitness Myths Debunked

Conrad van der Merwe Biokineticist specialising in fitness for mature bodies. Conrad hails from Kimberley and qualified as biokineticist at the Univer...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Show Houses Loading

Set on the rolling hills of Durbanville, our three Oasis Life Clara Anna Fontein show houses are taking shape, as well as our clubhouse. We are busy c...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Next Generation Retirement

What is next generation retirement?  For decades 65 was the typical retirement age. Starting in their early fifties, but certainly by age 70, people w...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Welcome to Ripple

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Estate Living in Durbanville

The first thing that strikes you about Clara Anna Fontein is the vast open space. Panoramic views of cascading hills as far as the eye can see, with t...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Life & Legacy Planning

Providing an Optimal Investment Strategy into Retirement A legacy means different things to different people. To some of us, it is leaving your childr...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

What’s New: An Update on Oasis Life

Oasis Life Burgundy Estate Located in an 80-hectare lifestyle development bordering the De Grendel wine estate, Oasis Life Burgundy Estate will combin...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Community Spirit at Oasis Life Retirement Resorts

We also spoke with Annemarie Le Roux to learn about her Oasis Life retirement at Burgundy Estate. Here’s what Annemarie had to say: “Since joining ...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Living at Oasis Life Burgundy Estate

Ripple spoke to Oasis Life resident, Jane Schwerin, to get the scoop on retirement life at Burgundy Estate. Here’s what Jane had to say: “What init...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Retirement, reimagined

In an exclusive interview with Ludick and Helena Janse van Rensburg, who moved to Oasis Life Clara Anna Fontein in March 2022, we spoke about their re...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

You Hue!

How to use colour for peace, communication and happiness By Pnina Fenster   For as long as humans have existed, colour has been essential ...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

DOES MY BOOK LOOK SMART? Spring 2023

A Ripple Spring 2023 article   Killing Moon by Jo Nesbo If you thought you’d seen the last of detective Harry Hole, think again! He returns...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

ROOM TO BREATHE – Andrea Marais, Spring 2023

A Ripple Spring 2023 article Transitioning. Simplifying. Choosing. These are words that may evoke a mixture of emotions among those who understand...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

10 EASY WAYS TO FEEL BETTER, Spring 2023

A Ripple Spring 2023 article 1. EXPRESS GRATITUDE Extensive research finds that regularly practicing gratitude increases optimism, promotes a positi...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

CONSTANTIA, Spring 2023

A Ripple Spring 2023 article Oasis Life Constantia: A Southern Suburb Gem Oasis Life Constantia, our third secure retirement estate, launched in t...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

HOW TO MAKE FRIENDS AS AN ADULT, Spring 2023

A Ripple Spring 2023 article Friendship is one of the sweetest parts of being human, providing a deep well of love, community, and nourishment for bo...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

BURGUNDY ESTATE, Spring 2023

A Ripple Spring 2023 article [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Burgundy Estate Continues to Grow Burgundy Estate adjoins the histor...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

A PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE – Arthur Case, Spring 2023

A Ripple Spring 2023 article I “retired” in April 2020 at the start of the Covid-19 lockdown, after a career in financial services, healthcare, and b...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Letter from our CEO, Spring 2023

A Ripple Spring 2023 article [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]As Spring greets us in the Western Cape, we start enjoying warmer weath...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Clara Anna Fontein is a “lekker” place to live!

A Ripple Autumn 2023 article Clara Anna Fontein, situated at the foothills of Durbanville and with panoramic views that will take your breath away, s...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Hello Constantia! Our new development has launched.

A Ripple Autumn 2023 article [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]“We proudly present Oasis Life Constantia, Rabie's third secure retirem...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Ripple Book Club: Autumn 2023

  A Ripple Autumn 2023 article In Ripple Book Club's Autumn 2023, we feature some page turners, from who-done-its, to novels and riveting autob...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

From side hustle to money-maker: ways to earn income during retirement

A Ripple Autumn 2023 article Retirement is a time to relax and enjoy life, but it can also be a time when you find yourself needing additional income...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Keep your mind young!

A Ripple Autumn 2023 article   Stay active and engaged Keeping your mind active and engaged is crucial to maintaining mental acuity as you age...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

From home to care facility: which long-term care option is right for you?

  A Ripple Autumn 2023 article   Let’s look at assisted living, frail care, and home-based care. Once you reach a certain age – and that...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

From garden to table: Thyme

  A Ripple Autumn 2023 article Thyme is an aromatic herb that is commonly used in cooking, but it has also been used for medicinal purposes for...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

What to consider when choosing an executor

A Ripple Autumn 2023 article Choosing an executor is an important decision when creating a will or trust. The executor will be responsible for handli...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Meet our new CEO, Glyn Taylor

A Ripple Autumn 2023 article [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]In 2013, the Rabie Property Group commenced with the planning of a worl...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Burgundy Estate Keeps On Growing

A Ripple Autumn 2023 article Oasis Life Burgundy Estate continues to grow with over 100 concluded sales to date with residents enjoying the lifestyle...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Third retirement estate for Oasis Life

“We proudly present Oasis Life Constantia, Rabie's third secure retirement estate in the beautiful Western Cape,” says Mariska Auret, Director at Rabi...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Let’s Get Festive: What’s For Lunch? Sweet Desserts

A Ripple Summer 2022 Article A beautiful, sumptuous Christmas lunch or Christmas Eve dinner is a very important occasion in most calendars.  It’s dif...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

2022 – A Year in Review | From our management team

A Ripple Summer 2022 article 2022 - A Year in Review. We look back at 2022 at Oasis Life and what our management team is looking forward to in 2023. ...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

An update on Oasis Life Constantia

  A Ripple Summer 2022 article We have had a fantastic response to our upcoming development in Constantia! Our project team is working hard beh...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Knitting for Good

  A Ripple Summer 2022 article Our Clara Anna Fontein community’s hands have not been idle!  A group of ladies have been very busy knitting ted...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Ripple Book Club Summer 2022

  A Ripple Summer 2022 article Ripple Book Club 2022 brings you a selection of latest reads for every taste - from recipes to autobiographies a...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

5 Things to do with your grandchildren this holiday

  A Ripple Summer 2022 article The festive season is family time and whether your grandchildren visit from near or far, spending time with them...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

You are what you eat | Let’s look at digestive health

  A Ripple Summer 2022 article The secret to successful ageing may just lie in your digestive system. Trillions of microbes — bacteria, viru...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Let’s Get Festive: What’s below the bow?

  A Ripple Summer 2022 article It’s that time of year where you must conjure gift ideas!  And unless someone has a specific hobby that you know...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Demystifying online shopping

  A Ripple Spring 2022 article Being disconnected from shops during the pandemic drove online shopping in South Africa to new levels.  It’s no ...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

From garden to table

  A Ripple Spring 2022 article From garden to table, our new series, we look at herbs and veggies you can grow in your garden or in pots if you...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Last houses at Clara Anna Fontein

  A Ripple Spring 2022 article Set against a spectacular backdrop, surrounded by nature and the serenity of wide-open spaces, it’s no secret wh...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

An update on Oasis Life Constantia

  A Ripple Spring 2022 article We’re delighted that we are making great progress on the design development phase of Oasis Life Constantia and c...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Dealing with the loss of your partner

  A Ripple Spring 2022 article It’s not something you ever want to consider, in fact, the mere thought might cause shivers down your spine or b...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Let’s talk about arthritis

  A Ripple Spring 2022 article   What is arthritis? Arthritis isn’t a single disease; the term refers to joint pain or joint disease, an...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Ripple Book Club | Spring 2022

  A Ripple Spring 2022 article Koos Bekker has amassed one of the largest fortunes ever by a South African. Just how did he do it? Under Koo...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Let’s talk about levies

  A Ripple Spring 2022 article Below is a summary of what is included in the levies: Use of the Clubhouse facilities: dining facility, lou...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Burgundy Estate celebrates Spring with an Open Day

  Ripple Spring Edition 2022 Hosting a festive Open Day, visitors from far and wide, as well as residents, saw this secure estate showing off d...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Join our open day at Burgundy Estate!

We're celebrating Spring and new beginnings, and we would love to share it with you! You're invited to experience a taste of the exceptional lifestyle...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Ripple Book Club | Winter 2022

A Ripple Winter 2022 article For the Ripple Book Club this Winter, we selected the latest release books for you to cosy up to from novels to gripping...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Don’t retire your spark! Reignite it.

A Ripple Winter 2022 article “What am I supposed to do with the rest of my life?” is a question we all ask ourselves at some point and perhaps severa...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Dealing with the loss of your partner

A Ripple Spring 2022 article Love doesn’t die with death. Love is like liquid; when it pours out, it seeps into others’ lives. Love changes form and ...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Savvy senior – your status could benefit your wallet

A Ripple Winter 2022 article You might not like to be called a “pensioner”, because face it, you will be forever young, but when it comes to saving a...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

A whole lot of Burgundy Estate

A Ripple Winter 2022 article “This was the best decision ever to relocate,” says Glenda Hon, resident. “I tell everyone who’s thinking of moving to f...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Frequently asked questions

A Ripple Winter 2022 article ]In our new series of Frequently asked Questions, we hope to answer some of the questions you might have about Oasis Lif...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

A wonderful lifestyle at Clara Anna Fontein

A Ripple Winter 2022 article Set against the foothills of Durbanville’s hills, the secure lifestyle estate of Clara Anna Fontein has matured to 300 h...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Oasis Life locations coming soon

A Ripple Autumn 2022 article   Oasis Life Constantia Living on the edge of Constantia’s Wine Route, with a variety of shopping destinations an...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Living with Dementia

  A Ripple Winter 2022 article For many, dementia has become buzz word which fills them with fear and uncertainty. We are told that the number ...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Clara Anna Fontein: the final countdown

A Ripple Autumn 2022 article With just over a hundred residents and handovers of houses currently in progress, the luxury retirement estate within Cl...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Divorce after 50. What now?

  A Ripple Autumn 2022 article   Grey divorce is on the rise. What is it and what do you do when it happens? We’re hearing it more often...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

What happens to my pension fund when I retire?

A Ripple Autumn 2022 article   We look at options available to you on retiring from your employer. As a soon-to-be pensioner, it can be diffic...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

We look at Healthcare Security

A Ripple Autumn 2022 article In our new series, we will look at each of the four Oasis Life Security pillars, namely Healthcare Security, Financial S...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Ripple Book Club | Autumn Reads

  A RIPPLE AUTUMN 2022 ARTICLE   As the weather outside becomes a little nippy, it’s time to light the fireplace, get nice and cosy with ...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Let’s look at eye care

  A Ripple Autumn 2022 article Many eye diseases have no early symptoms. They may develop painlessly, and you may not notice the changes to you...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Burgundy Estate’s phase two is under construction

A Ripple Autumn 2022 article Launched at the end of October, the second phase of the secure retirement estate in Burgundy Estate is under constructio...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Oasis Life Burgundy Estate commences with second phase

With all the 24 houses in the first phase sold, as well as eight of the 15 houses in phase two, construction has begun again at Oasis Life Burgundy Es...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Be a culture vulture

Visit our choice of Cape Town’s top art destinations “Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” ― Pablo Picasso   This D...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

It’s always festive at Oasis Life

It’s been a great year at Oasis Life with new residents joining our community throughout the year in Clara Anna Fontein and the first residents moving...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

RIPPLE BOOK CLUB | SUMMER READS

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

RIPPLE BOOK CLUB | SPRING READS

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

HEALTH CORNER | LET’S GET FLEXIBLE

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

BURGUNDY ESTATE LAUNCHES PHASE TWO

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

CLARA ANNA FONTEIN’S PHASE ONE SELLS OUT

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

MONEY TALK | POST-RETIREMENT STRATEGY

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

BLUE ZONES

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

LIFE RIGHTS, YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

How to deal with major life changes

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

The art of de-cluttering

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Who’s old? Is 75 the new 65?

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Ripple Book Club

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Riana’s Corner – Let’s talk about diabetes

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Oasis Life Clara Anna Fontein is hot property

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Oasis Life Burgundy Estate opens its doors

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Tax advantages of formal retirement savings

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Consider those you leave behind: Let’s talk about your will

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Riana’s Corner: Hypertension

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Clara Anna Fontein launches phase two

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Ripple Book Club

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15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

The sitting disease: why inactivity is dangerous for your health

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Burgundy Estate is almost ready

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Be stylish at any age

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Oasis Life Burgundy Estate under construction

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Ripple Book Club

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15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Our clubhouse is open! Oasis Life Clara Anna Fontein

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15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Riana’s Corner | Looking after your skin

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15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Oasis Life Burgundy Estate under construction

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Living at Oasis Life Clara Anna Fontein

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15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Frequently Asked Questions | Primary Healthcare

Oasis Life offers Primary Healthcare.  What Does this Mean? Our Oasis Life Clara Anna Fontein Clubhouse includes a Healthcare Suite consisting of a re...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Meet Neil Barry

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Selfcare in the time of a pandemic

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15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

What’s Up at Oasis Life: Winter 2020

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15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Oasis Life Clara Anna Fontein in Durbanville welcomes first retirement residents

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Ground broken on new Oasis Life Burgundy Estate development

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15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Living in a new-generation retirement estate: perception versus reality

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Travel the world – from your couch!

Travel the world - from your couch! Just because you’re at home does not mean that you can’t go anywhere. If you’ve always wanted to visit some of the...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Frequently Asked Questions | Let’s talk healthcare

Let’s Talk Healthcare    Does Oasis Life have frail care facilities? Oasis Life estates do not have frail care facilities, but all Oasis Life r...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Meet Allen Usher

You might have seen Allen’s contact details on an Oasis Life advertisement or social media post.  But who is Allen?  Allen Usher entered the property...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

On the Edge of City Living | Burgundy Estate

Your Retirement at Burgundy Estate With the suburbs of Cape Town to the south, the beaches of Milnerton and Blouberg to the west, and the winelands of...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

We Have a New Retirement Show House at Clara Anna Fontein!

Following the run-away success of the release of our first three show houses, we are very proud to announce that our new retirement one-bedroom showho...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Contemporary Designed Age-Tailored Retirement Homes

Without compromising on style and contemporary architecture, we carefully design our Oasis Life homes to ensure that every lay-out is practical and sm...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Healthy Eating as You Age

Why it’s Important to Look After Your Diet   Kim Tempest is a Functional Nutritional Therapist and practice from home in Kirstenbosch-Bishopscou...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

What’s Up at Oasis Life? Autum 2020

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Burgundy Estate – We Have Lift Off

We successfully launched our third Oasis Life retirement development on 21 November at Burgundy Estate in Milnerton. It was great to meet several visi...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Show Houses at Clara Anna Fontein

Clara Anna Fontein Successfully Launches Three Furnished Show Houses Located on the picturesque hills of Durbanville, Clara Anna Fontein - a farm stee...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Hospitality with a Smile

Meet the Hoteliers Behind the Hospitality Lifestyle at Oasis Life At Oasis Life, we’re promising a resort-like lifestyle with hospitality from the top...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

An Unforgettable Holiday – 5 Luxury African Destinations to Add to Your Bucket List

Asante Travel designs tailor-made experiences that submerge you in the beauty, magnificence and happiness of Africa and offer authentic, luxurious and...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

What’s Up at Oasis Life?

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Oasis Life Burgundy Estate

Introducing our retirement homes at Burgundy Estate, Oasis Life, is set in the successful Burgundy Estate. With the suburbs of Cape Town to the south,...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Clara Anna Fontein Show Houses

Show houses loading… The views are to die for and the calm, beautiful country setting is comparable to none. Less than 5km away from all modern amenit...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Fountain of Youth Hacks: Proving That Age is Just a Number

From the start, the Baby Boomer generation born between 1946 and 1964 embraced an anti-establishment attitude. Boomers came of age between two major w...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

You Have a Friend in Technology

It’s no longer novel to enjoy the company of your friends on Facebook or appreciate the ease of Instagram – after all, it was a baby boomer, Tim Berne...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

What’s up at Oasis Life?

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

What’s up at Oasis Life?

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Our Four Security Pillars

Oasis Life offers you peace of mind in four main areas, ensuring that all your requirements are taken care of. We want you to love your retirement and...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Fitness Myths Debunked

Conrad van der Merwe Biokineticist specialising in fitness for mature bodies. Conrad hails from Kimberley and qualified as biokineticist at the Univer...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Show Houses Loading

Set on the rolling hills of Durbanville, our three Oasis Life Clara Anna Fontein show houses are taking shape, as well as our clubhouse. We are busy c...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Next Generation Retirement

What is next generation retirement?  For decades 65 was the typical retirement age. Starting in their early fifties, but certainly by age 70, people w...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Welcome to Ripple

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By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Estate Living in Durbanville

The first thing that strikes you about Clara Anna Fontein is the vast open space. Panoramic views of cascading hills as far as the eye can see, with t...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Life & Legacy Planning

Providing an Optimal Investment Strategy into Retirement A legacy means different things to different people. To some of us, it is leaving your childr...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

What’s New: An Update on Oasis Life

Oasis Life Burgundy Estate Located in an 80-hectare lifestyle development bordering the De Grendel wine estate, Oasis Life Burgundy Estate will combin...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Community Spirit at Oasis Life Retirement Resorts

We also spoke with Annemarie Le Roux to learn about her Oasis Life retirement at Burgundy Estate. Here’s what Annemarie had to say: “Since joining ...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020
Ripple Magazine

Living at Oasis Life Burgundy Estate

Ripple spoke to Oasis Life resident, Jane Schwerin, to get the scoop on retirement life at Burgundy Estate. Here’s what Jane had to say: “What init...

By oasis-life
15 Dec 2020