Aged Care Who Cares? Second Edition
Aged Care Who Cares? is the definitive book to the vast range of options available to senior Australians today. Whatever your financial status, current state of health or future hopes and plans, you’ll find down-to-earth advice to help you make the best choices for your senior years about aged care in Australia.
Want to stay in your own home but need some extra care? What does it really mean to live in a retirement village? Or an aged care home? What are all those fees and charges in the aged care prospectus? Should you sell the family home or not? The answers to these questions and many more are explained in an easy-to-read style that makes this the “must-read” handbook on aged care in Australia.
The book is divided into five broad sections covering care in the home; retirement villages; aged care facilities; financial strategies for planning and coping with all the options; and finally a unique section covering all the resources and information you can access to help you with your choices.
About the Authors
|RACHEL LANE is the Principal at Aged Care Gurus, an organisation founded to assist with many of the decisions surrounding aged care. Having worked in financial services for 12 years and as a specialist in aged care for the past seven years, she is well known and respected within these industries, particularly for providing advice on the structuring of assets and income for aged care residents.|
|NOEL WHITTAKER is one of Australia’s best known financial advisers and is a founding director of Whittaker Macnaught Pty Ltd, a leading financial planning organisation.
He is a pioneer in the field of consumer education and is the author of 19 books including the international best seller Making Money Made Simple. He writes weekly columns in many major Australian newspapers, and also makes regular appearances on radio and television.