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Payment options for aged care

A guide to the different options of residential aged care and what you can expect to pay When Olga Kucera, 92, was advised for health reasons to move into residential care her immediate thought was to sell her home up the Hawkesbury River. But when the keen gardener was presented with the more financially viable

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The cost of aged care

The accommodation component of aged care is no small amount. Accommodation prices currently published by providers on the government website My Aged Care range between $50,000 and $2,000,000, with an average price of $359,000. The RAD is the lump sum payment which can charged by a facility. Those that can afford it will pay what

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‘Tis the season for aged care placement

Family gatherings can be full of emotion at the best of times, but there is nothing like the festive season to bring out the best and worst of people. For many the chance to get together would have been a reality check on how senior family members are faring. It might have been when everyone

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