General Seniors News

Wed 13 Mar 2019

Things to know before choosing cataract surgery

Things to know before choosing cataract surgery

BEFORE you make a decision on whether to have cataract surgery there are several issues you should become familiar with.

Mon 11 Mar 2019

Time to review your private health

Time to review your private health

TIME is running out to get a better deal on private health insurance ahead of April 1 price hikes.

Picked on SMSF trustees rise up

Picked on SMSF trustees rise up

SELF-MANAGED super fund trustees are feeling pretty peeved. Picked on and pilloried by politicians, many feel it's time to rise up and stick up for themselves.

A change of address can alter Seniors' identity

A change of address can alter Seniors' identity

DID you ever think that moving house could change your identity?

Sun 10 Mar 2019

New service to help resolve disputes 24-7

New service to help resolve disputes 24-7

QUEENSLANDERS are now able to access information any time of the day or night to help them resolve neighbourhood disputes using innovative 'chatbots'.

Fri 8 Mar 2019

Women: own your financial future with this free training

Women: own your financial future with this free training

THE Australian Shareholders' Association will run for women aged 55+ free financial literacy courses which focus on building confidence in decision-making.

Thu 7 Mar 2019

Date a different way with Lumen for over 50s

Date a different way with Lumen for over 50s

Lumen, the dating app for over 50s, launches in Australia to fight ageism in dating.

Tue 5 Mar 2019

Navigating a new era in aged care access

Navigating a new era in aged care access

A NEW network of aged care navigator centres, information hubs and specialist advisers aims to streamline aged care access.

Mon 4 Mar 2019

Credit scores count for quite a bit these days

Credit scores count for quite a bit these days

To improve your credit score get into the habit of paying bills on time, apply for new credit sparingly and go online to keep a eye on your rating.

Sat 2 Mar 2019

Age pension focus for Federal Budget planning

Age pension focus for Federal Budget planning

National Seniors has told the government that lifting age pensioners out of poverty and securing their future must be a focus of the April federal budget.

Wed 27 Feb 2019

Apple Isle senior wants to drive melanoma message home

Apple Isle senior wants to drive melanoma message home

WITH one foot on the throttle of his caravanning dream and the other on continuing to survive his melanoma journey, Dennis Applebee is ready to hit the road.

Fall less with these simple better vision tips

Fall less with these simple better vision tips

IT'S A problem as we get older - misstepping, tripping and even falling - but, there are times when all this can be avoided with some simple strategies.

Mon 25 Feb 2019

The future face of poverty across the generations is female

The future face of poverty across the generations is female

MARCH 8 is International Women's Day and that's an opportunity to focus on women's financial wellbeing across the generations.

Wed 20 Feb 2019

Do you think you have macular degeneration?

Do you think you have macular degeneration?

AMD is the most common cause of irreversible vision loss in people aged 60 and over.

Mon 18 Feb 2019

Track down and tidy up your super

Track down and tidy up your super

JAPANESE organisational expert Marie Kondo has made tidying up a hot topic, and it could be filtering through to our finances.

Wed 13 Feb 2019

Talk to your GP about your sexual health

Talk to your GP about your sexual health

SEXUAL health researcher Dr Sue Malta is getting close to creating a viable nexus between GPs and seniors who to date are rarely found talking about sex issues.

Tue 12 Feb 2019

No kids! Time to rejoice!

No kids! Time to rejoice!

THE house is a lot quieter, there are less dishes to wash, the bills are less and so too the cleaning; the kids have finally left home, the nest is empty.

Mon 11 Feb 2019

Managing risk in profoundly changing finance environment

Managing risk in profoundly changing finance environment

IT'S BEEN a week of shake, rattle and roll in the financial sector as the Banking Royal Commission wound to a close.

Be very cautious with emergency text messages

Be very cautious with emergency text messages

THERE is a spate of text messages going out asking for emergency assistance, but when a person responds, they get a distressing message.

What's ahead this year for SMSFs?

What's ahead this year for SMSFs?

WITHOUT what seems an unlikely bounce in asset prices, there's probably not a lot of joy for DIY super trustees looking into their crystal balls for 2019.

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