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How Airbnb is helping older Aussies earn a living
Is home-sharing site Airbnb to blame for Sydney’s rising rental costs? It seems like a simple-enough question, but the answer...
Let's talk: How your lifestyle is set to change in future years
Who knew how the world would be today, 50 years ago? Mobile phones that do so much more than allow you...
Australian property prices have reached a new record
For years now, we’ve been hearing that property prices in Australia are outstripping the cost of living. With constant debate...
Renting in retirement will cost you more than you imagined
Various studies have shown that the number of Australians who achieve home ownership in their 30s and 40s is steadily...
Five ways to ease the ‘care conversation’ with your loved one
Waiting until your parent or relative needs help at home can be too late for many....
Under-fire retirement village contracts set for overhaul
The dust still hasn’t quite settled since the Four Corners episode that blasted the complex contracts many older Australians sign before...
Australia's getting a state-of-the-art 'dementia village'
Complications from dementia are the second most common cause of death in Australia, but aged care facilities can fall short...
David and Goliath battle looms over 'lifetime' housing contract
A New South Wales retirement village is the unlikely setting of a David-and-Goliath-style battle. And it’s going to take Solomon-like judgement...
Looking at nursing homes for a loved one? Here’s where to start
Most of us will face this issue at some point, so it’s best to be prepared....
Have you considered a Queensland retirement?
As so many Queensland Starts at 60 readers will attest, the Sunshine State is a place you can truly feel...
One state is introducing tougher laws for retirement villages
Queensland plans to introduce new laws to protest residents of retirement villages and residential parks, according to a report. The...
This could be the future of housing for Baby Boomers
A fast-growing company in the United States is offering the perfect living arrangements for Baby Boomers and empty nesters. At...
Retirement village sector looks set to get its own watchdog
Australia’s peak body for the aged is calling on the federal government to implement a national regulatory system for retirement...
Co-housing works well for older people, once they get past the image problem
Housing Australia’s ageing population in homes that are affordable, accessible and sustainable presents a major challenge, particularly in a time...
Big retirement village provider attacked as 'financial trap'
Two of Australia’s biggest media outlets have teamed up for a full-scale onslaught against Aveo over its “complex and draconian”...
Apartment prices are dropping, but is now the time to buy?
With an oversupply of apartments forcing down prices, now may seem like a good time to downsize to a unit. ...
Keeping your style when you downsize your home
Downsizing your home can be stressful enough as it is, let alone without worrying about what to do with a...
Addressing your 5 biggest concerns about downsizing to an apartment
With the new measures in the Federal Budget encouraging older Australians to downsize, you may be faced with the decision...
The home safety tips that could save your elderly parent's life
Many of us still have at least one loved one who either lives alone or is in our care. For...
Is this the budget that forgot renters?
The measures in the 2017-18 federal budget targeting the supply of lower-cost rental housing are limited. There are no significant...
Retirement village residents call for big legal changes
As you might have read back in March, a parliamentary committee has recommended the Victorian Government make sweeping changes to...
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Changes to home care: what you need to know
Find out what the February 2017 changes could mean for you or a loved one.