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Real Aged Care Stories | 26th March 2018

It has been our pleasure helping close to 12,000 people move into aged care since 1999. Balance Aged Care Specialists is a small business that relies on referrals from aged care facilities & existing clients. We are currently working on building our online presence and as part of this, we are looking to our clients to […]

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$6/Day Per Person For Food In Aged Care- Ignorant & Disgusting Slight On Aged Care Industry

Real Aged Care Stories | 26th March 2018

The recent news story about aged care facilities supplying food for elderly residents for $6/day per person & comparing it to the annual industry profit was a distorted article, which highlighted the complete ignorance of how an aged care facility is run. The president of the AMA wrote an article, picked up by the media, […]

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Canberra Seniors Expo

Real Aged Care Stories | 15th March 2018

Head down and see Fiona and the team from Balance Aged Care Specialists today at the Canberra Seniors Expo 10am-3pm, exhibition site 161

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What is the difference between a Retirement Village & Aged Care

Aged Care Advice | 6th February 2018

The differences between Aged Care & Retirement Village are significant, & you should make sure you understand which one you are committing yourself to, & the financial implications before you proceed. A Retirement Village is primarily self-care, i.e. you look after yourself, & choose to make the move to a Retirement Village (if you are […]

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Featured Facility: The Terraces

Aged Care Services Facilities | 5th February 2018

“The Terraces” are situated in the highly sought-after suburb of Paddington in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs. A brand-new, purpose built facility, it’s less than 500 metres to St. Vincent’s Hospital, less than 1 kilometre to Rushcutter’s Bay, and within 5 minutes’ walk in all directions are shops, café’s and galleries. We are fortunate enough to have […]

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What are my options to pay for Aged Care?

Aged Care Planning | 16th January 2018

There are numerous options available to fund your Accommodation Payment in Aged Care, & for some people, thinking outside the square can deliver impressive savings. Because the Accommodation Payment is based around a Lump Sum version called a RAD, most people think they will need to sell the home or use all their savings to […]

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Studio 10 Interview

Real Aged Care Stories | 13th December 2017

Did you see Eric speaking with Studio 10? Click here to be redirected to the studio 10 video.

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What is a Supported Resident?

Aged Care Advice | 27th November 2017

A supported resident in Aged Care (sometimes referred to as concessional residents), has been assessed by Centrelink or DVA as having less in assets &/or income than others, and consequently the Government will contribute even more towards their aged care, therefore saving the resident money. This is particularly useful for couples who have a home, […]

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Is it better to pay a RAD or DAP?

Aged Care Financial Advice | 20th November 2017

A Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD) means you are paying for your Accommodation in Aged Care as a Lump sum. It is Government Guaranteed (so it is very safe) & fully Refundable. Whereas paying for the Accommodation as a DAP (Daily Accommodation Payment) means that you will be charged interest at a Government prescribed rate instead […]

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Featured Facility: Arcare Glenhaven

Aged Care Services Facilities | 22nd September 2017

Arcare are opening their newest residence in Glenhaven on Saturday September 23rd. A proudly family owned business, Arcare opened their first residence in 1997 and since then have grown to 26 throughout Victoria and Queensland. Beyond the luxurious surroundings, peaceful open spaces and natural bushland of Holland Reserve, your loved one will be supported by […]

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