Elder Abuse – Can you Recognise the Signs?

The Elder Abuse Prevention Centre, based in Queensland, defines elder financial abuse (EFA) as the illegal or improper use of a person’s finances or property by another person with whom they have a relationship implying trust. This is the most common type of elder abuse, with studies in Australia indicating that up to five per […] Read More

Assets Test changes to Aged Pension

Changes to the Assets Test for Centrelink Aged Pensions from 1 January 2017 For many, entitlement to the Age Pension is not on the agenda. However as rules change, it is good to revisit the “tests” that determine one’s entitlement.  It may be relevant for you, your parents or someone whom you may know. As we […] Read More