Insights into Planning for a Longer Life

I’m sure you are aware that over the past three decades life expectancy in Australia has increased. Research titled, Hope for the Best; Plan for the Worst. Insights into Planning for a Longer Life carried out by the National Seniors organisation in February 2018 found that 85% of 5,500 respondents were aware of increased life expectancy, 15% were not. The research discovered that overall those who had planned for their retirement still hoped to be self-sufficient at very old ages, that is 90+ years.

22% of respondents disclosed they hadn’t planned at all for an increasing life span. 50% had made plans for living longer.

Also interestingly 38% had planned for lifestyle and travel, 46% had planned for health care.

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About Estelle Kelly

Estelle Kelly ACC is an Associate Certified Coach member of the International Coach Federation. Estelle has over twenty years of experience in the education and welfare sectors, and specialises in coaching her clients towards a happy and successful retirement.