Friday, March 21, 2014

Do you know who Facebook's oldest user is?

 Women over 55 years of age are now the fastest growing demographic on Facebook:



Do you know who Facebook's oldest user is?

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

TV show on downsizing empty nesters features Seniors Housing Online

Is now the best time for you to sell your home and downsize? National TV show A Current Affair features Seniors Housing Online and interviews downsizing empty-nesters about their lifestyle choices and experiences.



TV show on downsizing empty nesters features Seniors Housing Online

How do YOU use the internet?

We're out to bust the common myth that older adults do not use mobile devices or social media - take the two minute survey!



How do YOU use the internet?

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Apartment 25, Beauty Point Retirement Resort.



Video - a great way to find out more about a retirement property.  This spacious 2 bedroom apartment with large balcony and river views is available at $525,000 on the Seniors Housing Online website: http://www.seniorshousingonline.com.au/templates/sen.aspx?pageID=395&propertyID=8038


Sunday, March 2, 2014

Free online course to manage anxiety, worry and low mood for over 60's starts 3rd March

Macquarie University is working with BeyondBlue to offer free online courses for over 60's, to help people manage anxiety, worry and low mood often triggered by issues facing people at this time in their life.  There are also many other free treatment courses offered for other age groups and other issues. Read more in the article on the Seniors Housing Online News page:



Free online course to manage anxiety, worry and low mood for over 60's starts 3rd March

Thursday, February 20, 2014

When will you be eligible for the age pension and access your super?

There are some great online calculators to work out answers to questions about when you can afford to retire, and tips on managing your finances to achieve your goals sooner.  They include estimating when you will qualify for the age pension,  when you can access your super, and whether it is best to put any extra savings into your super fund or paying down your mortgage sooner:



When will you be eligible for the age pension and access your super?

Friday, February 14, 2014

Surprising new figures on tech-savvy baby boomers and seniors online

 New article on the international retirement property site www.SeniorsHousingOnline.com



Surprising new figures on tech-savvy baby boomers and seniors online

Internet usage amongst baby boomers and seniors

Contrary to popular stereotypes, baby boomers and seniors are using the internet in surprisingly large numbers - including social media, shopping and education. Check out these statistics on usage:



Internet usage amongst baby boomers and seniors

Monday, February 10, 2014

Insufficient Land For Senior Housing - New Report.

Seniors are being forced out of the cities and suburbs they've lived in all their lives due to inadequate planning provision for senior housing, according to the Property Council of Australia. See link to article and access the report:



Insufficient Land For Senior Housing - New Report.

Thursday, February 6, 2014

How do YOU use the internet?

We're out to bust the myth that older adults aren't using the internet or mobile devices like iPads and iPhones. Take this quick survey or pass it on to someone you know!



How do YOU use the internet?

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Thinking about retirement or downsizing your home or your job?

Downsizing your home, moving to part time work or retiring are major life decisions. Make sure you are well informed and prepared - check out these great online tools to help you plan and work out what's the best option and when you can do it:

Thinking about retirement or downsizing your home or your job?

Friday, January 31, 2014

Feb 8 Open Day - Beachside senior community on the Mornington Peninsula

Check out this great new community for over 55's - lots of lifestyle benefits including a village boat! Read more about the open day at Lifestyle Communities Hastings on the news page:



Feb 8 Open Day - Mornington Peninsula

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Rental retirement village, Gladstone QLD - 2 weeks free rent offer!

Looking for a rental retirement village which is pet friendly?  Check out this Eureka Communities village in Gladstone Queensland, which has a special offer of two week's free rent (conditions apply).  Assisted living services available if required.



Read more:

DEALS OF THE MONTH - 2 weeks free rent!