End-of-life planning

Since 1990, average life expectancy at birth has gone from 80 to 85 for Australian women and from 74 to 83 for Australian men. Source: Getty
Elder abuse takes many forms, extending beyond what is commonly known. Source: Getty
The costs associated with bidding a dignified farewell, ranging from funeral service fees to burial or cremation expenses, can be substantial. Source: Getty Images.
Research found a coffin can comprise more than 30 per cent of the total cost of a funeral. Source: Getty
Having the aged care conversation with a loved one can be a challenging but necessary step in ensuring their wellbeing as they age. Source: Getty Images.
Starting the conversation about advance care planning is an important first step to ensure your future care preferences are known. Image source: iStock
Did you know that being cremated gives you more flexibility to choose how you want to be remembered? Image source: Getty
Alarmingly more than half of Australians don't have a valid will in place. Source: Getty Images.
Passwords don't pass with your passing – they stay alive. If you have kept them in a secret place or, even more securely, in that impregnable cyber space called your head, it could create a problem for others if you lose your life or your mind. Source: Getty