Learn how to prepare for retirement, including aged care information and funding your retirement.
Transition to retirement
Thinking about slowly winding down to retirement? This unit will help you understand the purpose, pros and cons of using a TTR strategy.
Want to really enjoy life when you’re retired? Then you’ll need to plan ahead. This unit shows you all the basics, including how to save up and meet all your expenses when you’re no longer working.
Do you have retirement goals, but not sure how to pay for them? This unit will show you all your options for funding your retirement, from super and social security to accessing your home equity and part-time employment.
Funding your aged care
Planning your retirement means you may have to look ahead to aged care too. This unit covers sources of funding, how to discuss your wishes with your family and more.
Working out what you need
Nobody likes to think that they’ll ever need aged care, but chances are you (or a close relative) will. This unit explores the different types of aged care, and the aged care assessment process.
Being a carer
Being a carer for someone else is challenging, but it can be rewarding at the same time. This unit discusses what it’s like to be a carer, and the support services available to you.
Choosing aged care facilities
Researching aged care facilities can be an intimidating task for older people and their families. This unit guides you through the process, including practical tips on visiting, checking accreditation, and making an application.
The costs of aged care
It’s important to plan how you’ll pay for your aged care (or that of a close relative). Through this unit, you’ll learn about government funding, and how assets/income tests apply.