Aged Care

Planning to enter aged care can be a confusing and stressful time for you and your loved ones. Without support you might be faced with a rushed decision that results in unsatisfactory accommodation and/or a less than optimum financial outcome.

Rest assured, our advisers are here to help with:

  • financial advice on how keeping or selling your home will impact your aged care fees, Centrelink benefits and cash flow
  • setting up an easy-to-understand investment strategy that suits your family’s circumstances
  • making the most of any government entitlements

We can also refer you to an aged care consultant who can help you compare, choose, and apply to aged care facilities.

Book an appointment with our friendly aged care adviser today.

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Latest insights

Whilst there is often no single cause for market volatility, there are some conditions that can lead to it. In recent times, we have seen concerns about when interest rates and inflation, the perception of a housing market bubble, and instability in global affairs affect the ability of investors to obtain a reliable picture of the future. While these kinds of stories are not new and may not have triggered the recent stock market fall, they are some of the forces at play in the current market turmoil.
The type of concession card you may be eligible for is based on your age and circumstances. A Pensioner Concession Card (PCC) is issued to pensioners, a Low Income Health Care Card (LIHCC), is issued to someone on lower income, regardless of their age, and a Commonwealth Seniors health Card (CSHC), is available to someone who is above age pension age and doesn’t qualify for any social security payment.
The last 3 years in markets have been a challenging time, first came COVID and then the Russian invasion of Ukraine, it’s hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Household consumption is the primary force behind economic growth and it’s been experiencing a difficult combination of soaring mortgage rates, increased living expenses and persistent inflation. Together, these things are causing a decrease in disposable income. These strains are likely to persist for a while yet and are causing the short-term fluctuations you might be seeing in your portfolios, depending on your level of share exposure.