Free Webinar: Can You Spot A Scam?
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
- 18 August 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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.
Recognising the signs of elder abuse
Research shows when it comes to elder abuse, older women are most at risk. Worse, it’s often a family member who inflicts the abuse.
Latest statistics from the NSW Ageing and Disability Commission indicate 77 per cent of the almost 3000 reports it received in 2020 about people who were subject to, or at risk of, abuse, neglect and exploitation related to older people, most of whom were women.
NT Seniors Month 2021 Calendar
The Seniors Month August 2021 print calendar is being distributed from 16 July to the following destinations. The destinations marked in green receive copies on 16 July, the others in the days following. To prevent unnecessary travel, we highly recommend that you phone ahead to your preferred pick up point wherever possible and check that copies of the calendar have arrived/are still in stock. https://www.cotant.org.au/seniors-month/seniors-month-2021/
Disability, Ageing and Lifestyle Expo
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.
Dementia Australia Webinar - Driving and dementia
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.
OWN NSW Annual State Conference 2021 Now IS the Time.
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
Oceanic Palliative Care Virtual Conference 2021
Palliative Care Australia's Oceanic Palliative Care Conference is the pre-eminent event for all those passionate about palliative and end-of-life care.
Aged Care Catering Summit Brisbane
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.
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.