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Retirement Affordability Index

What's missing from the 'care' plan

Industry expert Lincoln Hopper offers his view of the reform needed in aged care.

Retirement Affordability Index

Aged care expert tells why aged care is 'so expensive'

Aged care industry expert Louise Biti does the maths on costs to help you understand the reality of funding aged care.

Aged Care

That thing you don't want to think about – and it's not dying

When it comes to preparing for our 'later' years, most Australians only have a vague idea rather than a plan. Here's why you need to prioritise your aged care wishes.

Retirement Affordability Index

Modifications that can help you age at home – safely

Most Australians want to age at home. Here's what you may need to modify and how it could be funded.

Retirement Affordability Index

Trials and triumphs of at-home care: what you should know

Former banker turned aged care system disruptor Peter Scutt never expected to be an expert advocate on ageing. He shares the lessons he has learnt about home-based care.

Health & Ageing

More older Australians should be able to die at home: Advocate

Hospitals are no place for older Australians to die, says Dr Stephen Judd, who is seeking broad change in health and aged care.

Aged Care

Experts call for 'rights-based' aged care system

Aged care advocates have expressed concern that the Morrison government is seeking to water down the first recommendation of the aged care royal commission.

Nutrition

Dairy just as good as drugs for falls and fractures, research finds

Researchers show that adding a small amount of dairy to your diet can drastically reduce the risk of falls and fractures.

Podcast

Podcast: At last, a common-sense approach to home care

Host John Deeks speaks with Mable CEO and co-founder Peter Scutt about his mission to enable a life, not a service, for those seeking home care

Aged Care

Most aged care homes would fail minimum staffing standards

The government's commitment to mandate minimum staffing levels in residential aged care homes by 2023 seems a long way off.

Seniors Finance

What to do if you suspect financial elder abuse

When Gerry's aged care bills went unpaid, here's how his support system sprang into action.

Aged Care

Website tracking aged care issues has 2000 reports already

When Carol* goes to work in an aged care home secure dementia ward, there's a consistent problem.

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