Retirement News

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.

Mon 24 Jul 2017

Trillion dollar overhaul to give you super power

Trillion dollar overhaul to give you super power

THE Federal Government announced today it proposes overhauling Australia's superannuation legislation.

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.

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”.

Mon 10 Jul 2017

Retirement village laws need independent advice: COTA

Retirement village laws need independent advice: COTA

THE Queensland Government's proposed bill on retirement villages needs to include independent advice says the Council on The Ageing Queensland.

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.

Retirement? Seniors are Australia's happiest workers

Retirement? Seniors are Australia's happiest workers

NEW research reveals that people aged over 70 are the happiest at work.

Sat 24 Jun 2017

Tips to consider when deciding to sell or age at home

Tips to consider when deciding to sell or age at home

WHAT are some of the issues you should consider while making the decision to age at home, renovate or sell at home and share your home with others?

Sun 18 Jun 2017

Hidden (and not so hidden) traps of community aged care

Hidden (and not so hidden) traps of community aged care

FOR the first time in the history of community aged care, the sector is required to display a high level of transparency and accountability to consumers.

Thu 22 Dec 2016

New retirement village planned for Maroochydore town centre

New retirement village planned for Maroochydore town centre

PLANS for apartment-style retirement village in heart of Maroochydore.

Mon 17 Oct 2016

Cultures combine for Drayton Villas visit

Cultures combine for Drayton Villas visit

RESIDENTS at Drayton Villas Retirement Village welcome group of international students from Japan.

Tue 11 Oct 2016

Financial struggle lasts a lifetime for retiree renters

Financial struggle lasts a lifetime for retiree renters

AN increasing number of older Australians are experiencing housing insecurity and impoverishment in retirement.

Fri 7 Oct 2016

NoosaCare to launch boutique aged care facility

NoosaCare to launch boutique aged care facility

NOOSACARE is celebrating the opening of its latest aged care facility, Cedar Lodge, at its Kabara campus in Cooroy with a gala official ribbon cutting.

Thu 6 Oct 2016

Dramatic spike in aged care complaints

Dramatic spike in aged care complaints

JUST six months into the job, the new Aged Care Complaints Commissioner has reported an 11% rise in the number of complaints about the industry.

Fri 30 Sep 2016

Information 'cafe' tackles taboo topics about ageing

Information 'cafe' tackles taboo topics about ageing

LAIDLEY'S Bloomers Cafe wins award for tackling topics not normally spoken about.

Tue 27 Sep 2016

Palm Lake link-up shares knowledge with today's youth

Palm Lake link-up shares knowledge with today's youth

PALM Lake Resort Eagleby residents are passing on their knowledge to students at Eagleby State School through reading, woodwork and more.

Thu 22 Sep 2016

Ruby joins Brisbane's growing centenarian club

Ruby joins Brisbane's growing centenarian club

Ruby Perry celebrated her 100th birthday last week. She is one of four centenarians resident at RSL Care Treetops.

Thu 15 Sep 2016

'Vertical villages' the next frontier for aged care

'Vertical villages' the next frontier for aged care

BOOM in vertical 'apartment-style' aged care villages integrated with allied care predicted by industry commentators.

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