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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
News

5 Ways To Wellbeing - Salisbury

At Carers SA, we understand that when you care for someone who is frail, has a disability, health condition, or illness, life can feel a little out of control at times.

Research from around the world shows you can improve your wellbeing and happiness by doing five simple things as part of your day: connect, be active, keep learning, be aware and help others.

SA
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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
News

Vulnerable seniors peak body to continue

Vulnerable seniors peak body to continue

  • McGowan Government renews funding for Council on the Ageing WA to continue operating the Vulnerable Seniors Peak Body
  • Focus on raising awareness of elder abuse, particularly amongst Aboriginal people, people with disability, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
  • $210,000 funding the latest in a package of initiatives strengthening the State Government's response to elder abuse
WA
Events

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
Events

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
News

This new refuge in Melbourne is providing much-needed support to older homeless women

Providing women aged over 50 a safe haven and access to services helping them rebuild their lives, The Gardenhouse is believed to be the first facility of its kind in Australia.

VIC
National
Events

Disability, Ageing and Lifestyle Expo 2021

The theme of this year's Disability, Ageing and Lifestyle Expo is '#MyLifeChoices', encouraging the empowerment of consumers to choose how they want to live their life.

SA
News

Preventing Abuse of Older People

We welcomed a number of special guests and more than 100 registrants to the launch of Safe, Valued, Respected – A Primary Prevention Framework for Elder Abuse. Due to COVID restrictions, the event on 30 June 2021 was held online.

ECLC CEO, Michael Smith, acknowledged growing recognition of the importance of understanding, preventing and responding to abuse directed to older people in the community.

VIC
National
News

Aged care residents will have increased access to their doctor through GP incentive

Older Australians in residential aged care will have better access to General Practitioners (GPs) thanks to a recent investment of $42.8 million to improve their face-to-face contact with health professionals.

National