Aging and exercise

Exercise is one of the most important strategies for prevention, treatment, and management of illness. Studies show that exercise offers many health benefits and that older adults can gain a lot by staying physically active. Even moderate exercise can improve … Continued

Can I negotiate the RAD with the aged care facility?

    A client recently emailed us with a question about whether the Refundable Accommodation Payment (RAD) can be negotiated with the residential aged care facility. More specifically he was interested in finding out whether not-for-profit residential aged care facilities would … Continued

Do I need a retirement village or an aged care facility?

Many of our clients express some confusion between what is a retirement village and an aged care home. Whilst both are aimed at seniors there are important differences between them. Broadly speaking retirement villages are aimed at people in early … Continued

What are the costs of Residential Aged Care?

  The fees payable in residential aged care are regulated by government. The range of fees may include the following.   1. Accommodation payment You will be asked to pay an accommodation payment as either a lump sum (refundable accommodation … Continued

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