Volume 2 Edition 3 Newsletter
FINANCIAL CARE SERVICES
Independent aged care, lifestyle and financial advice for seniors
Volume 2 Edition 3 – 28 May 2012
ADVANCE FUNDING OF FUNERALS ENCOURAGED
Centrelink treats prepaid funerals as ‘exempt assets,’ so now may be the time to consider arranging a pre-paid funeral.
GREYPATH SENIORS AND BOOMERS WEBSITE
Financial Care Services has contributed a range of articles to the Coffee Shop Forum on the GreyPath site. Read them online at
DAILY ACCOMMODATION CHARGE FOR NURSING HOMES
Read this article to learn more about the accommodation charges levied according to assets
USEFUL TELEPHONE NUMBERS
Centrelink Retirement 13 2300
Centrelink Disability, Sickness and Carers 13 2717
Centrelink Employment Services 13 2850
Department of Veteran’s Affairs 13 3254
Retirement Villages Association Australia 1800 240 080
Australian Financial Services Licence Number
299570 (check this at www.search.asic.gov.au/fsr/flb.html)
Authorised Representative Number
252529 (check this at www.search.asic.gov.au/fsr/far.html)
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Disclaimer: The information contained in this newsletter is of a general nature only and does not constitute “financial advice”. You should obtain your own personal financial advice before investing any money or moving in to any retirement village, lifestyle community or aged care facility. Financial Care Services is licensed to provide financial advice to individual clients based on their personal situations. © 2012 Financial Care Services Pty Ltd. All rights reserved.