The latest in Retirement Living

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...
Retirement Living
3 Aug

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...
Retirement Living
3 Aug

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...
Retirement Living
28 Jul

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....
Retirement Living
25 Jul

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...
Retirement Living
12 Jul

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...
Retirement Living
9 Jul

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 Living
5 Jul

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...
Retirement Living
27 Jun

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...
Retirement Living
25 Jun

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”...
Retirement Living
24 Jun

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. ...
Retirement Living
2 Jun

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...
Retirement Living
2 Jun

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...
Retirement Living
27 May

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...
Retirement Living
23 May

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 Living
16 May

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...
Retirement Living
13 May