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Ageism, Elder Abuse and The Care of Older Australians

Relationships Australia

This survey explored people's views on ageing and age discrimination, age-based Covid-19 restrictions, their understanding of the abuse of older people, and their experiences as carers for older people.

13 Aug 2020
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Seniors learn online banking with Squirrel Bank

eSafety's Be Connected Program

To help seniors adapt to an increasingly online world, the eSafety Commissioner has released 'Squirrel Bank' an introduction to online banking. 

11 Aug 2020
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No Use-By Date: Older People, LGBTI+ and Sexuality

Australian Association of Gerontology

These right videos were developed to educated health and aged care providers about older people's sexuality. 

07 Aug 2020
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Orange City Council Plan to Combat Abuse of Older People

Central Western Daily

Orange City Council and Central West organisations have joined forces to prevent the abuse of older people in their communities. 

05 Aug 2020
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Staying Connected When We're Apart

Australian Institute of Family Studies

Australian Institute of Family Studies has released a COVID-19 Report, stating "we have a special interest in families and what helps them thrive, so a number of our questions focussed on how people stayed connected, particularly when physically separated".

04 Aug 2020
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YouTube Nanna: Older Australian's Most Isolated During COVID-19

The Sydney Morning Herald

"When Lyn Farrington began sending videos of herself reading books for her two grandchildren during the pandemic, she had an idea: why not bring the joy to other little children?" 

30 Jul 2020
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Financial Independence Hub

Good Shepard

The Financial Independence Hub provides a range of services and support programs specifically developed to help anyone who has experienced financial abuse to build their financial independence. 

28 Jul 2020
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Early Signs Your Elderly Loved One Could Be A Victim of Abuse

ABC Life

"It's not easy thing to imagine: your elderly parent or grandparent being abused." 

27 Jul 2020
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Aged Care System Navigators Trial Extended

COTA Australia

The Aged Care System Navigators Trial headed up by COTA Australia has been extended for another year. This service, delivered by 30 partners across the country, provides older people and their supporters an expert ear from someone who can help them connect with and plan the services they receive. 

24 Jul 2020
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Nationally Consistent Power of Attorney Laws Key to Mitigating Elder Abuse

Mirage News

Enhancing protections relating to the use of enduring power of attorney is a welcome priority for the Council of Attorneys-General and significant focus should be given to creating nationally consistent laws, according to the Law Council of Australia. 

24 Jul 2020
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