Retirement Living News

Thu 7 Dec 2017

'Vibrant' retirement sector celebrated at national awards

'Vibrant' retirement sector celebrated at national awards

THE retirement sector’s commitment to create “vibrant and active communities” has been celebrated at the National Retirement Living Awards.

Sat 18 Nov 2017

Scotty Cam searches for the great Aussie shed

Scotty Cam searches for the great Aussie shed

ONE of Australia's best-loved celebrities Scott Cam raises a toast in stories, anecdotes and photographs to an enduring Australian icon, the backyard shed.

Tue 14 Nov 2017

Unretirement: Prolong work life with switch to the country

Unretirement: Prolong work life with switch to the country

UNRETIREES the Cummings have left behind much of their old Sydney life to move to where life is easier, the outlook healthy and working into older age a reality

Sat 4 Nov 2017

The houseplants even a serial plant killer can't destroy

The houseplants even a serial plant killer can't destroy

FINDING the perfect houseplant means balancing what looks good with your laziness. GQ shows us the best choices event a serial plant murderer can keep alive.

Sun 29 Oct 2017

Great perks come with retiring in Malaysia

Great perks come with retiring in Malaysia

RETIRING overseas wasn't on Cheryl Fankhauser's bucket list, but after travelling and working in Asia the decision to retire in Malaysia was easily made.

Tue 24 Oct 2017

Seniors benefit as Commonwealth Bank removes mortgage fee

Seniors benefit as Commonwealth Bank removes mortgage fee

THE Commonwealth Bank of Australia announced this week the removal of its reverse mortgage product monthly fee.

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.

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.

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