From Geraldton to Gerroa and from Bowen to Blackmans Bay, the idea of living on the coast is attractive for many retirees. But what about living on the water—on a ship?
The question seems like a no-brainer, with ‘very’ as the obvious answer. ‘Home ownership provides retirees with big benefits,’ says the Grattin Institute , ‘they have somewhere to live without paying rent, and they are insulated from rising housing costs.’
For Centrelink, a ‘granny flat agreement’ starts when an Age Pensioner transfers assets to another person in exchange for future accommodation. ‘Granny flat accommodation’ comes in various forms: from a self-contained building; an apartment in a larger building; or simply the spare bedroom of a family home with use of the family bathroom. A formal, […]
Residential aged care is needed when a senior can no longer be adequately cared for at home. As a general rule, this happens when a senior can’t safely walk around indoors alone and/or who can’t remember to go to the toilet.