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Free Webinar: Can You Spot A Scam?

Be Connected

Australians aged 55 and over lost over $50 million to online scammers in 2019*. It serves as a reminder that the internet is a wonderful place to explore and connect with others, but it pays to be savvy.

*Source: Scamwatch, 2020.

Join our 1-hour webinar to learn

  • Common scams including the latest Tax and Medicare scams
  • Tips on how to spot them
  • What to do and what not to do
  • Where to go for help

Dates:

  • 18 August 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
18 Aug 2021
Virtual Event
National
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Dementia Australia Community Information Session

The Hills Positive Ageing Project and Dementia Australia would like to support Adelaide Hills communities to discuss and plan community-led initiatives that address the needs of local people living with dementia and their families.

We would encourage anyone who has an interest, including people living with dementia and their care partners to join us.

SA
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Seniors Month I Talk with Senior Australian of the Year 2021

Come along and listen to the inspiring life of the NT National Recipient Senior Australian of the Year 2021, Dr Miriam-Rose Ungunmerr-Baumann AM. Miriam-Rose is an Aboriginal activist, educator and artist of the Ngan’gityemerri language group. Miriam-Rose is the first Indigenous teacher to work in the Northern Territory. She is the founder of the Merrepen Arts Centre, and the owner of Rak Malfiyin Homeland.

NT
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Disability, Ageing and Lifestyle Expo

Catalyst Foundation

The theme of the Disability, Ageing and Lifestyle Expo is #MyLifeChoices - as a way to empower consumers to choose how they want to live their lives. If your organisation provides products or services in the areas of disability, aged care, retirement, education, employment, technology, health and wellbeing and leisure then this Expo is your opportunity to be in front of thousands of South Australian consumers.

14 Oct 2021
Wayville Pavilion, ​Adelaide Showground
SA
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Dementia Australia Webinar - Driving and dementia

by Dementia Australia

This online education and support session provides information about the effects of dementia on driving. It is specifically designed for people living with dementia and their carer. Getting-around options for non drivers are also discussed. This is ideally suited to those that have received a diagnosis of dementia and drive or are caring for someone diagnosed with dementia who drives.

19 Aug 2021
Virtual Event
National
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LGBTIQA+ Elders Health & Wellbeing Day (Adelaide)

by The Equality Project - Australia

Join us on Thursday 2nd September 2021 at U City Function Centre and participate in a day of connection, nourishment, learning and practice for LGBTIQA+ elders in Adelaide.

Experience and explore ways to enhance your health and wellbeing by participating in workshops, panel discussions and mindful practices with health and wellbeing service providers and local practitioners.

Detailed information about what's on offer will be available closer to the day. Please make sure you enter your correct email address upon registration to receive the latest updates.

02 Sep 2021
U City Function Centre, 43 Franklin Street, Adelaide, SA 5000
SA
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OWN NSW Annual State Conference 2021 Now IS the Time.

OWN NSW

Now IS the Time! Building Momentum for Change for A More Inclusive Future.

We will harness the energy and momentum of these past months and address the underlying, structural drivers of gender inequality and economic instability which have led to the shocking outcomes for older women in this country.

Our keynote speaker, Emma Dawson, will disect the issues of discrimination - especially around sexism and ageism

30 Sep 2021
Aerial UTS Function Centre Building 10 Level 7/235 Jones St, Ultimo NSW 2007, Australia
NSW
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Oceanic Palliative Care Virtual Conference 2021

Palliative Care Australia

Palliative Care Australia's Oceanic Palliative Care Conference is the pre-eminent event for all those passionate about palliative and end-of-life care. 

07 Sep 2021 - 10 Sep 2021
Virtual Event
National
Events

Aged Care Catering Summit Brisbane

Food & Hospitality Queensland

The Aged Care Catering Summit in Brisbane is an industry event that will provide expert advice on consumers trends, menu designs, kitchen technology, and more.

This summit will also cover topics like nutrition, innovation, dysphagia, and consumer dignity and choice.

02 Aug 2021
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
QLD
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National Dementia & Aged Care Reform Conference

Informa Connect

The 12th annual National Dementia & Aged Care Reform Conference will be held face to face this year with the event covering critical changes in the aged care sector, including debriefs on the Final Report from the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety and the 2021-22 Federal Budget.

07 Sep 2021 - 09 Sep 2021
Crown Melbourne
VIC