Whether considering options for yourself or deciding how best to help someone close to you, residential aged care can be a complex area requiring careful thought. The uncertainty surrounding where to move, how much it will cost and where the money will come from can be overwhelming and stressful.
The Age Pension is an important financial safety net for many older Australians. It’s the most common type of pension
you can receive from the Government. Around 65% of people in retirement rely on some form of Government pension or allowance as their main source of personal income1.