Ipswich Seniors

Navigating the Complexities of Retirement Living

Navigating the Complexities of Retirement Living

The old saying ‘Time Marches On’ holds true. How does one prepare for that time in our lives when we have to decide what we are going to do in our twilight years?

To work or not to work after retirement

To work or not to work after retirement

Cost of living pressures and rising inflation combined with declining superannuation returns mean more retirees could soon be returning to work.

Goodwill of local communities extends across the oceans

Goodwill of local communities extends across the oceans

Connections: when it comes to sharing and caring, that’s what Miriam Worsnop says it’s all about.

Seniors embrace the single life

Seniors embrace the single life

The ‘grey divorce’ trend is on the rise in Australia, with new data revealing close to a third (32 per cent) of divorces are taking place after the age of 50.

New game a perfect fit for seniors

New game a perfect fit for seniors

Pickleball is the game for people with not much money and too much time on their hands, according to devotee Karen Macleod, 74, of Ipswich.

Work bonus boost

Work bonus boost

It’s a significant victory for older Australians that the temporary increase to the Work Bonus introduced last year has now been made permanent and working pensioners will now be up to $2000 better off under the scheme.

Beat the killer heat

Beat the killer heat

With months of heat still to come climate scientists are predicting hotter temperatures, and they warn that we should be ready to face more heatwaves as they come around more often.

Care complaints on the rise

Care complaints on the rise

Latest figures released by the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission show complaints about home care services are on the rise.

Search for Australia’s funniest boomer

Search for Australia’s funniest boomer

Were you the life of the party at Christmas lunch? Do you always have a few jokes up your sleeve…start a sentence with “have you heard the one about…” and have friends and family crying with laughter? Or do you know a sassy senior who was born for stand-up?