Retirement News

Tue 3 Jul 2018

Seniors given billion-dollar chance to stay at home longer

Seniors given billion-dollar chance to stay at home longer

AUSTRALIAN seniors will have the chance to live independently at home for longer after the Federal Government announced a major investment in local services.

Wed 27 Jun 2018

Ready for a seachange: Retirement sector gets a facelift

Ready for a seachange: Retirement sector gets a facelift

THE booming retirement sector is heading off on a seachange where luxury lifestyle communities await senior Australians.

Mon 25 Jun 2018

Baby boomers find a million reasons to keep family together

Baby boomers find a million reasons to keep family together

AN EMERGING market of baby boomers wanting to secure a magnet to draw their families together was driving demand for prestige properties in Noosa.

Fri 22 Jun 2018

Time to have your say on the retirement industry

Time to have your say on the retirement industry

THE time to have your say on the retirement industry has arrived with public comment being sought for the draft version of a new national code of conduct.

Wed 13 Jun 2018

Aveo leads the charge into retirement heaven

Aveo leads the charge into retirement heaven

THE race to retire in one of the most popular regions of Victoria is on and leading provider Aveo is helping lead the charge.

Wed 16 May 2018

AGED CARE ABUSE: Peak bodies call for calm amidst storm

AGED CARE ABUSE: Peak bodies call for calm amidst storm

PEAK bodies have reiterated that quality in aged care is continuously assessed, following reports that call into question the quality of care across facilities.

Sun 13 May 2018

Your retirement ticket to affordable beach living

Your retirement ticket to affordable beach living

A PLANE ticket could be the answer to Australia's spiralling cost of living which makes you think you can never afford to retire in comfort.

Thu 12 Apr 2018

'Too narrow': Government urged to rethink downsizing policy

'Too narrow': Government urged to rethink downsizing policy

THE Federal Government has been urged to rethink its downsizing policy for seniors after it was labelled “too narrow” by the National Seniors Australia.

Tue 20 Feb 2018

Elderly lives 'at risk': QLD's worst nursing homes shamed

Elderly lives 'at risk': QLD's worst nursing homes shamed

NURSING homes across the state have been exposed for their appalling conditions with one in seven failing government inspections in the past year.

Tue 26 Sep 2017

Peninsula Villages gets go ahead for new development

Peninsula Villages gets go ahead for new development

NOT-FOR-PROFIT organisation Peninsula Villages has received approval of its Development Application for a new 120 bed ageing in place facility in Umina.

Sat 23 Sep 2017

Coffs architects have next generation in mind

Coffs architects have next generation in mind

SENIOR Coffs Coast architect Ann M Gee of g2 Architects has a special interest in designing adaptable homes.

Fri 15 Sep 2017

Government dishes up more money for aged care services

Government dishes up more money for aged care services

THE Federal Government is spending this week, handing out more and welcome dollars for aged care services which support older Australians staying at home.

Fri 8 Sep 2017

'Far too many people are living without enough super'

'Far too many people are living without enough super'

NEARLY half of Australians aged 50 to 70 have a super balance of less than $100,000 according to new research from MLC.

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.

Tue 1 Aug 2017

Good, bad, ugly: Seniors get mixed news on rates

Good, bad, ugly: Seniors get mixed news on rates

THE Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has announced it will keep the cash rate on hold at 1.5 per cent for the 11th consecutive month.

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