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Funding aged care


We can help you to make informed decisions about the financial aspects of care.

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Your home care options

Home Care Packages

Home Care Packages

A home care package allows for seniors to stay independent at home for longer.

Private home care

Private home care

Private home care services are tailored to your needs from once-off visits, to ongoing arrangements.

Residential aged care

Residential aged care

Residential aged care offers 24/7 accommodation, personal care, nursing, and health care services.

Urgent action is needed to fix aged care

Urgent action is needed to fix aged care

The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has laid bare the failings of the aged care system. It is scandalous that older people are not properly looked after in their twilight years.

With your support, we can continue our fight for more home care packages and a better aged care system.

How much will it cost?

Costs and funding aged care explained

Aged care support is designed to help older Australians who require assistance in their own home or who can no longer live at home. Costs vary, based on the level of care required and the type of care you have been assessed as eligible for.

Free Concessions Calculator

It's quick, easy and can help you save!* Enter a few details into the calculator and find out what concessions you're eligible for.

Funding aged care through home equity

The wealth in your home is a valuable resource that could be used to improve your retirement funding and enhance your retirement lifestyle. It can provide you with greater flexibility and choice, to make decisions and importantly, allow you to stay in your family home.

Making a difference for older Australians

Our work is made possible through the support of generous Australians

Our work is made possible through the support of generous Australians

National Seniors Australia is a not-for-profit organisation established in 1976. 

We rely on people like you to become a member, or use our services to help us advocate for better outcomes for people aged over 50. We tackle issues such as age discrimination, accessible housing, pension poverty, health costs, aged care and improving retirement income.

Members have exclusive access to discounts, a yearly subscription to Our Generation magazine, local community branches, access to our Financial Information Consultant for independent information, tools and resources and more.

For only $49.50, anyone can become a member and it only takes a few minutes to join.

Donate

Donate

National Seniors is the leading not-for-profit organisation fighting for a fair go for older Australians.

We rely on people like you to donate so we can continue to tackle issues such as age discrimination, accessible housing, pension poverty, health costs, aged care, improve retirement income and provide more home care places so that older Australians can live safely and make ends meet.

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Some of the benefits of membership

Discounts

Discounts

Save with over 1,000 discounts on groceries, fuel, accommodation, fitness, health care, motor services, books, theme parks, appliances, cinemas, gift cards and more!

Our Generation magazine

Our Generation magazine

Members receive a yearly subscription to Our Generation digital magazine!

Branches

Branches

Expand your social circle, enjoy social events, day-trips, guest speakers and meet like-minded members.

Financial Information Consultant

Financial Information Consultant

Members can speak to a real person to receive up-to-date information on retirement planning, estate planning, Centrelink benefits, investment choices, Aged Care, superannuation, and more!

Competitions

Competitions

Enter and win newly released books, DVDs, CDs, and movie and event tickets with access to exclusive member-only competitions.

Thinking about retirement?

There's no such thing as a dumb question when it comes to the Age Pension

There's no such thing as a dumb question when it comes to the Age Pension

In this video series, our Chief Advocate Ian Henschke and Financial Adviser Brenton Miegel answer some common questions regarding the Age Pension.

To find out more about pension eligibility, and the income and assets tests, watch the informative series by clicking the link below.

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We are creating a better future for all

Advocacy campaigns

Advocacy campaigns

Find out how we make a difference to the lives of all older Australians through research-led advocacy.

Our research

Our research

Learn more about our research into older Australians' experiences and perspectives.

Advocacy wins

Advocacy wins

Take a closer look at the significant advocacy wins we've managed to secure for older Australians.

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National Seniors Australia Money Hub and any links provided are for general information only and should not be taken as constituting professional advice. National Seniors is not a financial advisor. You should consider seeking independent legal, financial, taxation or other advice to check how any information provided relates to your unique circumstances.