Below are links to websites you might find useful to gather additional information.

Aged Care - at home and in Care Centres

My Aged Care
- An Australian Government website to help you find out what aged care services may be available to you. Includes information on help at home, short-term help and care in an aged care home.

Aged Care Standards & Accreditation Agency
- Provides information on what accreditation involves as well as accreditation reports on Care Centres to ensure you choose a Community that provides the best possible service and care.

Department of Health – Australian Government
- Provides information about lifestyle and care, along with resources and contact details of those providing industry services.

Family and Community Services – Ageing, Disability & Home Care – NSW Government
- NSW Government site for information on services, partners and areas of interest for older people.

AgedCare101
- Pulls together everything you need to know about understanding and navigating aged care and retirement living

Carers Information

Carers Australia
- Carers Australia offer important services like counselling, advice, advocacy, education and training.

Centrelink - Carers
- A range of information offered to seniors covering areas such as payments, services and other related information.

Dementia Information

Alzheimer’s Australia
- Alzheimer's Australia administers leading edge national dementia programs and services funded by the Commonwealth as well as providing national policy and advocacy for the 257,000 Australians living with dementia.

Dementia Care Australia
- Dementia Care Australia (DCA) is an independent information and education organisation specialising in supporting both people with dementia and their carers.

Financial Information

Centrelink - Older Australians
- A range of information offered to seniors covering areas such as payments, services and other related information.

Industry Information

Leading Age Services Australia
- The national peak body representing and supporting providers of age services across residential care, home care and retirement living.

COTA Australia
- The peak national organisation representing the rights, needs and interests of older Australians.

National Seniors Australia
- A not-for-profit membership based organisation assisting the seniors community by providing economic and social benefits; representing views to Government at all levels; and making donations to charitable institutions.

Retirement Living Council
- The nation's peak body for the retirement industry.

Seniors Living

Fair Trading – Consumer Guide – Retirement Villages
- Information about the rights of prospective residents, residents or operators under the Act.

DPS Guide to Aged Care
- This website includes valuable information on retirement living and supported / assisted living options as well as the most indepth Guide to Aged Care available in Australia.

 


 

The GoodLife

The GoodLife is Australia's first YouTube Channel for over 55s. It's produced by IRT Foundation to share inspiring ad-free stories about older people.

It covers eveything from encore careers, age-friendly exercise and cooking, to skydiving, salsa dancing and creative hobbies.

You can find new episodes from Season 2 online or enjoy all the action from Season 1, which premiered last year.

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