Aged Care

Australians expect high quality aged care. Why can’t they get it?

A research paper, published in the lead-up to the aged care royal commission’s final report to be handed down on 26 February, highlights the need…

Aged Care

Aged care sector unites to target marginal seats at next election

The final report from the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety will land on 26 February, and Australia’s aged care sector is getting…

Superannuation News

Call to tax retirees' super income

ACOSS seeks a tax on retirees' superannuation earnings to fund aged care.

Aged Care

Report reveals whether money buys you better aged care

Research reveals whether there are key differences and concerns in facilities with more government-supported residents.

Aged Care

Home care package waiting lists slammed as a 'critical failure'

There are almost 100,000 elderly Australians who are waiting for funding to access their approved level of home care package.

Aged Care

Is your loved one in aged care during the pandemic? Here are seven ideas to make things easier if lockdown strikes again

Many families have faced the stress of having a loved one in aged care during this anxious time of COVID-19. Planning ahead for how COVID-19…

Aged Care

‘Cruel system’ set to get fresh funding

The federal government continues to whittle away at the lengthy waiting list for home care, announcing that Thursday’s Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) will…

Health & Ageing

New tech grants the home care wishes of the majority of older Aussies

Australians can live in their homes for longer as they age, thanks to new CSIRO tech.

Federal Government

How to transform our aged care mess into a system that puts older Australians first

Australia’s aged care is a Soviet-style mess and focuses on the transactional relationships between government and providers rather than providing for the people it’s meant to support.


What happens if you rent out a house to pay for aged care?

Blair is considering renting out his stepfather’s house to pay for his aged care accommodation but wants to know what happens to his pension.

Health & Ageing

Australians reveal their attitudes towards ageing

Australians actually have a positive attitude towards people aged over 70, and value their contributions to work and the community.

Living in retirement

How we can create neighbourhoods to support ageing in place

How we plan for ageing populations and older people is a critical issue that has been neglected for decades.

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