Why move to a Retirement Village?

“BUT IT’S A LONELY VIEW”

The decision to leave one’s home and move to a Retirement Village is a significant life decision, and not one taken lightly. We assist many people into Retirement Villages, and…

What is Probate?

PROBATE – EXPLAINED

Probate is a term that regularly comes up when dealing with Estates, but what it means, and what is involved, is often not understood. Probate is the formal approval of…

Retirement Living Options

NUMBER CRUNCHING YOUR RETIREMENT LIVING OPTIONS

“Downsizing “has frequently been re-labelled “Right- sizing” as our older generation make the move to new lifestyles during their Retirement years. It’s definitely a time to get familiar with the…

Retirement Living Options

WHAT’S NEW IN RETIREMENT LIVING MODELS ?

Competition in the marketplace is the invariable driver of continuous improvement to products and service, and the Retirement Village industry is an example of that principle in action. The traditional…

WHAT RETIREMENT VILLAGE SHOULD I CHOOSE

By Lesa Macpherson As legal advisors specialising in assisting people into Retirement Villages we are often asked who we recommend, and what choice would be best for elder parents. We…

Law Changes for senior Aussies

LAWS KEEP UPDATING FOR OLDER AUSSIES

People often think that laws are like large stones, hard to move, and rarely changing. In fact the legal landscape for Retirees and Older Australians is in a constant state…

Retirement Village Contracts

ELDER LAWYERS AS “OLD SCHOOL” TRUSTED ADVISORS

Lawyers for Seniors (known as Elder Lawyers) are trained, by life, and technically, to offer specialised advice covering the whole range of legal issues that Elder Clients (and their children)…

beest elder lawyer

WHAT IS ELDER LAW? WHO IS AN ELDER LAWYER?

What is the big mistake people make in choosing a Lawyer to advise on Elder Law? The Baby Boomers are now retiring, and there are many legal challenges for this…

WHY LIVE IN A RETIREMENT VILLAGE?

Retirement Villages are not a good financial investment, so why choose to live in one? In one word – COMMUNITY. You don’t want to be known as “that nice little…

RETIREMENT VILLAGE CHECKLIST

Top 25 Considerations By Lesa Macpherson Moving into a Retirement Village is a long-term decision that needs to be considered carefully, and not rushed in any way.  Once committed to,…