Retirement villages tend to treat older people as a homogeneous group when the reality is they have a hugely diverse range of needs.
Depending on circumstances, it may be time to re-think the bias to paying down housing debt over wealth accumulation in super. At least to do the sums, so you can make an informed choice.
Student loan debt can hurt borrowers, but the pain is even greater when the borrower is taking out a student loan for their child, new research shows.
Health concerns, being older than 55 and having to switch to online or hybrid lessons were all factors that made some teachers want to quit or retire.
Australian retirees can keep stashing away more superannuation, unused, for another year, even though the crisis prompting the concession has passed. The big winners? Rich retirees and their kids.
Unlike in most countries, US Supreme Court justices enjoy life tenure. Some legal scholars believe that centuries-old custom, meant to protect judicial independence, no longer serves the public.
For some people, accessing their super early for fertility treatments is their only chance to start or extend their family. And they need better protection.
The decision to go south for the winter during the ongoing pandemic is a complex one, informed by factors such as availability of recreational opportunities and cost of living.
President-elect Joe Biden has successfully enticed the young into politics. As he approaches his 78th birthday, will he also serve their interests?
A study of a retirement program in China found that people who retired early suffered significant cognitive decline that put them at risk of early onset of dementia.
Naturally occurring retirement communities, or NORCs, are unplanned communities that have a high proportion of older residents. They may be critical to finding housing solutions for aging Canadians.
Our latest research also shows that retirement allows us to finally get as much sleep as our body needs each night.
Many of the public employee pension plans run by states don’t have enough money in them to make upcoming pension payments to retired state workers. The pandemic could make that problem much worse.
A year after retiring as the UK’s poet laureate, Duffy is finding new ways to express herself.
Instead of isolating and excluding older Australians, communities that are designed to embrace the growing numbers of Australians over 65 will have all kinds of benefits for Australia.
Cooped up with a partner and nowhere to go to break it up? Coronavirus social distancing… or another day in retirement? Research on older couples holds tips for everyone else on how to deal.
With a global recession looking increasingly likely, a finance scholar offers guidance on how to ride it out.
More older Australians are carrying housing debt later in life, or not owning homes at all, but lack suitable alternatives to the family home. The result is lower incomes in retirement.
In a speech on older Australians released ahead of its Wednesday delivery, Anthony Albanese claims that, with economic growth and productivity, Australians could see higher super and higher wages.
Assisted living facilities are one option for seniors. But finding clear and accurate information about them isn’t easy.