Financial abuse against seniors is becoming an increasing concern, not just in Australia, but throughout the world. In fact, the World Health Organization (WHO) found that financial abuse of seniors to be so severe that in 2002, it encourages every country to create and implement a plan to protect seniors.
According to AGL Energy, the average home heating costs accounts for more than of your entire annual energy costs. This is a huge chuck out of your annual budget and is worth taking a closer look at to see if your can lower these costs.
If you are a senior over the age of 60-years old, you should be sure to send in for your special Seniors Card. Each state and territory in Australia offers its own special Senior Card that provides special discounts on various goods and services.