'Dementia-friendly' bank helps maintain independence

St George Bank has partnered with Alzheimer’s Australia to become a ‘dementia-friendly’ bank.

The bank’s frontline staff will be trained and accredited to be able to recognise, respond and assist customers living with the condition so they can remain financially independent for longer.

Alzheimer’s Australia’s Maree McCabe said dementia affected more than 413,000

Seniors more savvy about retirement income

A report by National Seniors Australia and Challenger.

The National Seniors Australia (National Seniors) study reported here was an online survey designed to collect information as part of the 2017 National Seniors Social Survey (NSSS)
(Wave 6).

It asked participants about their experiences, intentions and attitudes across a range of areas including health and social wellbeing, finance, work, and retirement.

Melbourne seminars help to boost financial know-how

Victorian members of National Seniors can boost their financial knowledge at seminars in Melbourne on Monday, 9 October.

National Seniors Financial Information Desk senior officer Basil La Brooy will be presenting information aimed at helping people understand their own situation and resources.

Topics include opportunities for those who will be fully self-funded in retirement, Government Income Support (GIS) and equity release products.

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