Download the latest Australian Unity Wellbeing Index Report

Download here
Community & relationships

Is it time to talk health with your parents?

Our parents can get set in their ways, but staying healthy is the key to better quality of life as they get older. Our experts share how we can help ageing parents manage their health.

Read more
Community & relationships

Worried your parent might have dementia? How to spot the signs, and what to do next

From recognising the warning signs to knowing what to do after a diagnosis, Professor Peter Gonski helps us understand dementia, and shares advice on how to help our parents stay independent for longer.

Read more
Community & relationships

Future-proof: why you need to talk about end-of-life finances with your parents

It might not be easy to talk to your aging parents about planning for a serious illness or a medical crisis, but it’s a conversation you need to have. Our experts offer some practical steps to kick-start the process.

Read more
Community & relationships

Relationships, social connections and the effects of loneliness on your parents

Loneliness has a mental and physical impact on our wellbeing—and, unfortunately, can become more common as we age. Our experts explain how you can help your parents build a sense of connection.

Read more
Community & relationships

The longer-term considerations for your parents' post-retirement finances

It may be tough to talk to your parents about how they'll fund their care and accommodation as they age, but it's an important factor in their post-retirement financial planning.

Read more
Community & relationships

Helping your ageing parents get the support they need—without the pushback

Suggesting to your parents that they might need some in-home help can be a minefield. Our experts discuss how to broach the topic, and share some of the support that's available.

Read more
Community & relationships

Breaking the cycle of youth homelessness

There are 30,000 young people aged 12 to 24 currently homeless in Australia. Discover how Lighthouse Foundation, an Australian Unity Foundation partner, is transforming the lives of Australian children experiencing homelessness.

Read more
Community & relationships

Centenary celebrations

From an English childhood to aircraft mechanic duties during World War II and a new life in Australia, Laurie Rodger has spent her 100 years well.

Read more