Chris Baynes

Resident Expert on Retirement

Chris established DocomeMonday Media in 2005. It is now Australia’s leading retirement living and aged care media group.

Chris Baynes is a a regular writer, speaker and radio commentator on the retirement and ageing sector.

He created villages.com.au in 2005 after a 20-year career in media and real estate.

The retirement sector was brought to his attention by peers who suggested there was no one in supporting the retirement sector in the same way that he was for real estate.

Chris quickly developed a passion for the retirement sector and (after a failed attempt at retiring himself) quickly became a leader, influencer and key commentator for the sector.

Each year villages.com.au assists over 987,000 people make a better decision for a better retirement. Chris’s goal is to provide retirees and their families with everything they need to be able to make the best choices for their future.

Since villages.com.au Chris has gone on to expand his (ageing) portfolio and is now the Founder and Managing Director of agedcare101.com.au, The Donaldson Sisters and The Source.

“I believe our elders deserve our respect and support. They are key to building a stronger and healthier community. To do this, we need to engage in conversation, generate debate and ultimately take action, rather than being passengers."

Chris Baynes

Chris Baynes Comments

  • Chris Baynes discussing government changes to downsizing rules

  • Chris Baynes on retirement from Villages.com.au

  • Chris Baynes, Land Lease Communities

  • Chris Baynes on finances from Villages.com.au

Chris Baynes Highlights

  • A minute on aging well with Chris Baynes - Losing your driver’s licence

  • A minute on aging well with Chris Baynes - Affording the next 20 years

  • A minute on aging well with Chris Baynes - Being on your own

  • A minute on aging well with Chris Baynes - Moving from the family home

Chris Baynes Videos

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