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Downsizing, Rightsizing or Simply Simplifying ?

Downsizing, Rightsizing or Simply Simplifying ?

March 11, 2014
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Whether you call it downsizing or right-sizing, housing choices for the over 50 brigade are mostly about simplifying. Referred to as “downsizing”in recent literature, this term, for many mature Australians, has a ring of gloom and doom about it, implying the beginning of a downward slide […]

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Moving from Guilt to Acceptance after placing a parent into aged care

Moving from Guilt to Acceptance after placing a parent into aged care

February 15, 2014
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You have noticed your mum is becoming increasingly frail and confused. She moved in with your family soon after your dad passed away a few years ago, and at first it was great. Sure, she never totally got used to not having dad around, but she was still […]

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From Dreaming To Doing – Baby Boomers Preparing For Change

From Dreaming To Doing – Baby Boomers Preparing For Change

January 21, 2014
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Now that baby boomers have reached twice the age that we used to think of as old (remember how you felt about being thirty when in your teens?), our life vision is altering. The dream of someday having a family with two kids and a home with a […]

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Having “The Conversation” with Your Ageing Parents.

Having “The Conversation” with Your Ageing Parents.

December 22, 2013
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Holidays are traditionally festive times, when families gather to share good food and good company and to make memories. It is a time when everyone is on their best behavior, trying to keep old sibling rivalries and the like on the back burner. For many of us this […]

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