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The outlook for older women in Australia is dire – but no one seems to care

The Guardian

"Prior to Covid, women over 55 were already the fastest growing group among the homeless. Research released in August estimates that 400,000 women over the age of 45 currently face this fate". This article discusses how homelessness is increasingly becoming a reality for older women. 

23 Nov 2020
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Seniors Week WA

COTA WA

WA Seniors set to be celebrated with Seniors Week 2020. Seniors Week 2020 has a range of activities and events that celebrate the contributions of older people and supports their active participation in community life.

08 Nov 2020 - 16 Nov 2020
WA
WA
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Positive Mental Health

Older Persons' Mental Health service, Prince of Wales Hospital

Register for a free online Positive Ageing forum providing strategies to reduce risk factors for psychological distress and memory disorders as we age. Organised by the Older Persons' Mental Health Service, Price of Wales Hospital. 

28 Oct 2020
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Discover the Truly Incredible Stories

Carers Victoria

Carers Victoria has launched a campaign calling on the public to pledge their support for the 726,600 people in Victoria who provide unpaid care to family members and friends with a disability, mental illness, chronic health issue, or age-related condition. 

13 Oct 2020
Victoria
VIC
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Elder Abuse. Know The Signs.

Australian Human Rights Commission

The Australian Human Rights Commission has launched an elder abuse awareness campaign. This campaign includes a hard-hitting video that reveals the 'red flag phases' that can often indicate an older person is experiencing elder abuse. 

01 Oct 2020
National
National
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Best Practice Guide for Legal Practitioners in Relation to Elder Financial Abuse

Law Council of Australia

Law Council of Australia has published a Best Practice Guide for Legal Practitioners in Relation to Elder Financial Abuse. 

28 Sep 2020
National
National
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Hard Conversations - Elder Abuse Podcast

Legal Aid NSW

Hard Conversations is a new podcast series for community and health workers about elder abuse. This podcast series is a partnership with the Legal Aid NSW Elder Abuse service and the Central Coast CLC. 

28 Sep 2020
Online
NSW
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Warm Safe Home for Older Victorians

South West Elder Abuse Prevention Network

Project Extended! Due to the success of the Warm Safe Home Project (details of 7 July) post, the South West Elder Abuse Network has launched its sister project, Warm safe Home for Older Victorians. 

15 Sep 2020
Victoria
VIC
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Join an Online Class

Older Women's Network NSW

Older Women's Network NSW are taking their classes online to ensure that older women remain connected, active and informed. Classes include yoga, weightlifting, writing, movie nights and dance class, and are all available online. 

03 Sep 2020
Online
NSW
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Hand in Hand

Multicultural Centre for Women's Health

The Multicultural Centre for Women's Health in Melbourne are offering FREE tailored and in-language support to migrant carers and the people they care for. 

02 Sep 2020
Victoria
VIC