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Rachel Lane

Principal, Aged Care Gurus and Co Author of Downsizing Made Simple and Aged Care, Who Cares? Rachel Lane is Australia’s Aged Care Guru. Her engaging explanations of the ins and outs of financing retirement living and aged care are embraced by thousands of readers of the Sydney Morning Herald, Melbourne’s Age, and the Brisbane Times and she frequently speaks on radio and television. Rachel has specialised in retirement living and aged care for more than 15 years and holds a Masters in Financial Planning which included a thesis on the financial drivers of consumers and operators in aged care.

Aged care season and why we need to talk about it

Navigating parental care and when to step in: Rachel Lane’s expert tips to helping aging parents Some people call it...
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Exclusive Book Extract: Downsizing Made Simple

The Who, What, Where and Why of Downsizing You may have spent years and a significant amount of money making...
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Financial relief for those seeking residential care

With inflation on the rise, Rachel Lane, founder of Aged Care Gurus, explores financial relief options for the elderly....
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Home Care Package – Tips and Traps

Rachel Lane from Aged Care Gurus talks all things Home Care Package and what you need to know throughout the...
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The Real Cost of a Retirement Community

The most common question I get asked is, “How can I crunch the numbers on moving to a retirement community?”...
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Aged Care: Smorgasbord

You fight tooth and nail to get your loved one on the Home Care Package merry-go-round; you apply and are...
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Labor to Fix the Aged Care Crisis

During the election campaign, Albanese’s Labor government promised to “fix the aged care crisis” In the first weeks of the...
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Should You Keep or Sell Your Home

A number of people believe that you have to sell your home when you move into aged care. When asked...
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’Tis the Time to Talk About Aged Care Season

Some call it the silly season, others call it the festive season. But I call this time of year “aged...
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How to Save $173,000 on Aged Care

Rachel Lane from Aged Care Gurus shows you how When it comes to residential aged care (what used to be...
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Thinking of moving into a granny flat? Here’s what you should know

From a pension and aged-care perspective, there are a few tips and traps to be aware of if you are...
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