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Leave Us a Legacy

Giving a gift to Killarney memorial Aged Care in your Will is a wonderful act of kindness and commitment which will ensure that your generosity and legacy lives on in the lives of others. Once you have provided for your family and loved ones, your Will gives you the opportunity to decide how you would like to be remembered. It is a lasting expression of your values and can allow you to leave a gift that you may not be able to during your lifetime.

Through the generosity of people like you, we’re able to provide opportunities for our residents to stay connected with their family, friends and community while being provided exceptional care in a well maintained facility.

We know that making your Will is a big decision so when you’re ready here are some answers to some questions you might have.

  • How do I leave a gift to Killarney Memorial Aged Care in my Will?
    Before you make a decision, we suggest seeking independent advice from your solicitor. They will ensure that your Will meets all legal requirements, ensuring that your wishes will be carried out as you want them to be.
  • Can I change my exiting Will to include a gift to Killarney Memorial Aged Care?
    Yes, it’s a very simple process to amend your Will. An amendment to an existing Will is called a codicil and it is a simple process to add a codicil to your existing Will. We recommend that you consult your solicitor to assist you to add a codicil to your Will.
  • How much does it cost to include a gift in my Will?
    Writing or updating your Will is not expensive, however, the costs to do so depend on how complicated your personal affairs are. For peace of mind we suggest requesting a quote from your solicitor to create your new or updated Will.
  • How will my gift be used by Killarney Memorial Aged Care?
    Most people choose to leave us a gift for general purposes. This means that we get to direct your generous gift towards the area of our greatest need and where it will have the greatest impact. If you would like your gift to go towards something specific, please contact the CEO, or Operations Manager on 07 46641488 who will be able to assist you.
  • I’m not rich so I don’t think I have enough money to leave a gift in my Will.
    You needn’t worry that your gift won’t help or won’t make a difference. It will. All amounts are gratefully accepted and will be used to deliver the highest level of support for the people we care for.

What type of gift can I leave?
There are several types of gifts in Will that you can make.

  • You can leave a specific bequest which is a gift of a specific item and can be in the form of money, property, shares or insurance.
  • You can leave a residual bequest which is where you can nominate to leave part or all of what is left of your estate after provisions have been made for family and loved ones.
  • You can leave a pecuniary bequest where you can nominate to leave a specified percentage of your total estate.

Killarney Memorial Aged Care is forever grateful to the very special group of people who are kind enough to leave a gift in their Will to us. In return we promise that we will handle your gift with care, sensitivity and respect and use your gift carefully and wisely so it can have the greatest impact.

If you have already left a gift in your Will to Killarney Memorial Aged Care please do let us know so that we can thank you appropriately.

Thank you for supporting Killarney Memorial Aged Care – we couldn’t do it without you.