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  • Elderly couple calculating their monthly finances at home, considering getting financial advice in their retirement
    Where can I get financial advice in retirement?

    Whether you are approaching retirement or already retired, financial concerns can be a considerable cause of stress. It may seem to have crept up on you quickly, and now you’re wondering if you are prepared. Did you save enough and invest wisely? Will you outlive......

  • A mother and daughter considering their aged care options
    How to talk to your parents about aged care

    How do you start a conversation with your parents about aged care? It can be a subject nobody wants to face, so we tend to leave it for another day. The trouble with holding off is it’s not just one conversation that you’ll need to......

  • Messy pile of vintage objects - representing hoarding
    What Causes Hoarding?

    Hoarding is a disorder that seems to be a growing problem. Experts estimate that between 400,000 and 1.1 million people in Australia suffer from it. But what is hoarding, and what causes it in the first place? People who are struggling with hoarding might have......

  • Living with someone with dementia during the holidays - Elderly woman having breakfast with her family
    Living with someone with dementia – tips for enjoying the holidays

    The holidays can be a wonderful time to share with families and loved ones. For those living with someone with dementia, holiday gatherings can provide a great opportunity to bring family and friends together they rarely see, but it can also offer some challenges. Here......

  • Home care packages for older people
    Community care services for older people

    People in Australia are living longer than ever before. However, this newfound longevity can present some unique challenges. Many older people prefer to stay in their home. This can be for many reasons – out of simple comfort, emotional attachment, wanting to maintain social networks......

  • Senior Man in Wheelchair and Grandson Having Coffee. Am I eligible for home care concept.
    Am I eligible for Home Care?

    The Australian Government is encouraging seniors to remain independent and comfortable in their own homes for as long as they can, hence why new reforms were introduced this year to give seniors more choice when it comes to what provider they enlist to carry out......

  • Aged care worker
    How To Work In Aged Care

    Working with older Australians can be a rewarding and meaningful employment path. As the population continues to age, there are a growing number of real opportunities for people who have the talent, professional background and skills to provide positive assistance to older persons who may......

  • How to plan for retirement
    How To Plan For Retirement

    It doesn’t matter if you’re 64, 14, 32, or 56 – you can always plan for your future, including your eventual retirement. Since you’re reading this article, you’re likely ready to begin the endeavour, but where do you start? When Do You Plan to Retire?......