Federal Budget

Extra home care packages a ‘drop in the bucket’

Almost 60,000 older Australian still left waiting despite extra funding.


Seniors Card discount eGuide

The YourLifeChoices Ultimate Seniors Card Discount Guide is packed full of money saving tips including more than 161 pages of deals & discounts.


10 ways to increase your energy

Are you feeling tired, sluggish, fatigued or simply disinterested in things that used to excite you? These 10 tips will help to boost your energy and reclaim your get-up-and-go.

Aged Care

Labor’s plans for older Aussies

Labor puts aged care reform and workplace retraining at top of policy rollout for older Australians.

Health & Ageing

Drugs, drink affecting more seniors

Older Australians are smoking more and using illicit drugs more frequently, according to new research from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.


How you can downsize in style

Downsizing is a great opportunity, says interior designer specialist Julie Ockerby.

Centrelink – Services Australia

More bust than boom

Baby boomers are redefining the face of retirement – including the make-up of the workforce and the ranks of the unemployed.


Loneliness in old age

We are happy to present Petra Bensted – a professional photographer who has created a photo essay in order to raise awareness of the loneliness felt by many older Australians.


Knives out for aged-care companies

After years of business as usual, the for-profit aged-care sector is increasingly being targeted by the Federal Government for its perceived poor standard of care and alleged tax evasion.


Elderly parents abused by children

Around one-third of assaults against people aged over 65 were committed by their families, with their own children accounting for more than 60 per cent of those cases, analysis of Victorian crime figures shows.


Seniors law gets overdue update

Caregivers for elderly Australians will have to meet stricter guidelines after the Federal Government passed ground-breaking draft legislation this week.


Seniors miss out on $330m funding

The Federal Government should reveal why “excessive unspent funds” meant for home-care packages are being allowed to accumulate, a seniors advocacy group demanded yesterday.

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