HOPEFUL: Audrey George and husband Lance Tivey would like to find companionship and financial help in a house mate.
HOPEFUL: Audrey George and husband Lance Tivey would like to find companionship and financial help in a house mate. Alistair Brightman

Housemate needed: Senior couple forced to share home

IT'S A situation they never thought they'd find themselves in.

Well into their 80s and left with no choice but to write an emotional letter to the local newspaper in the hope they're not the only seniors struggling to keep a roof over their heads.

Audrey George, 85 and Lance Tivey, 88, don't want charity.

Understanding and companionship in a share-house environment is what they are after.

Desperate to keep their independence and stay out of aged care, the Maryborough couple are both still mobile but suffering financially.

Read the full story at the Fraser Coast Chronicle.


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