Retirement Living News

Thu 7 Sep 2017

Spring into new planting ideas with Don

Spring into new planting ideas with Don

IT's the new gardening year for most parts of Australia as the blossom flowers appear and gardeners start dreaming of what they want to plant for summer.

Wed 6 Sep 2017

Five tips on how to choose your rescue dog

Five tips on how to choose your rescue dog

LEARN some great tips on how to select the best rescue pet for where and how you live.

Share housing saviour: How to find your new flatmate

Share housing saviour: How to find your new flatmate

FOR some Seniors it can be a quandary working out how and where to start looking for a housemate, but one national website is offering a solution.

Mon 4 Sep 2017

The warning signs your parents need a helping hand

The warning signs your parents need a helping hand

HOME Care and Community Care Services can help improve their lives and ease the stress and worry on family.

Sat 2 Sep 2017

Reap the benefits of a spring vegetable garden

Reap the benefits of a spring vegetable garden

SEPTEMBER is a peak planting month and if you want to capitalise on some of the tastiest recipes, you better be out in the garden.

Wed 16 Aug 2017

Which to choose: Retirement village or aged-care?

Which to choose: Retirement village or aged-care?

ONE of the major things many people have to decide later in life is whether to move into a retirement home or aged-care accommodation.

Sun 13 Aug 2017

'Age is not a disability': Carers vow to change focus

'Age is not a disability': Carers vow to change focus

LOCAL carers Angel Potts and Linda Marsden are on a mission to change the state of aged care.

Sat 12 Aug 2017

Rethink retirement with the help from a friend

Rethink retirement with the help from a friend

WHEN you retire you leave behind five very important work benefits that most people are unwittingly dependent on during their working life.

Thu 3 Aug 2017

'See a psychiatrist': Aged-care boss comes under scrutiny

'See a psychiatrist': Aged-care boss comes under scrutiny

THE Australian aged care industry is once again in damage control after disturbing accusations were levelled at the boss of Opal Aged Care.

Fri 28 Jul 2017

Home could be biggest threat to independent seniors

Home could be biggest threat to independent seniors

THE old saying "a man's home is his castle" could be the biggest danger with independent-living seniors the most at risk of potentially fatal falls.

Wed 26 Jul 2017

Peter is a front-runner to affordable housing crisis

Peter is a front-runner to affordable housing crisis

AT the age of almost 74 Peter Montgomery believes his age cohort are the fore runners to a major affordable housing crisis in Australia.

Sun 23 Jul 2017

Seniors benefit from practical housing options

Seniors benefit from practical housing options

A HOUSING affordability option for seniors is proving to be a win/win scenario for both investors and seniors alike.

Sat 15 Jul 2017

Seasons 'shine' at international awards

Seasons 'shine' at international awards

SEASONS' Aged Care Communities have been recognised at the fifth annual Eldercare Innovation Awards in Singapore.

Affordable Housing: Home equity release choices

Affordable Housing: Home equity release choices

THERE are three main options for releasing equity in their home; reverse mortgages, the Pension Loans Scheme and shared sales proceeds arrangements.

Fri 14 Jul 2017

Boom or bust? '5.5 million moving into retirement'

Boom or bust? '5.5 million moving into retirement'

THE Australian Government has been warned they need to look at legislation with “5.5 million baby boomers moving into retirement”.

Tue 4 Jul 2017

Aveo investigation to end 'sense of persecution'

Aveo investigation to end 'sense of persecution'

NATIONAL Seniors Australia has backed an investigation into retirement giant Aveo to end the “fear and a sense of persecution” felt by vulnerable seniors.

Sun 25 Jun 2017

Government taking action to alleviate housing stress

Government taking action to alleviate housing stress

OLDER Australians are being caught up in the growing crisis of housing affordability.

Fri 23 Jun 2017

Pet owners have lead on positive lifestyle: research

Pet owners have lead on positive lifestyle: research

OWNING a pet of any type is important for our wellbeing and has a positive ripple effect within our neighbourhood, researchers find.

Thu 18 May 2017

Online tool helping seniors become money minded

Online tool helping seniors become money minded

MOST of us struggle from time to time to manage our money, so when a free and easy-to-use tool comes our way, it's well worth checking it out.

Wed 17 May 2017

United voice of seniors to be heard in Canberra

United voice of seniors to be heard in Canberra

SENIORS on the Sunshine Coast will have their voices heard in Canberra through a new local committee dedicated to the over 50s.

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