Elder Abuse. Know The Signs.
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.
Seniors learn online banking with Squirrel Bank
To help seniors adapt to an increasingly online world, the eSafety Commissioner has released 'Squirrel Bank' an introduction to online banking.
No Use-By Date: Older People, LGBTI+ and Sexuality
These right videos were developed to educated health and aged care providers about older people's sexuality.
Orange City Council Plan to Combat Abuse of Older People
Orange City Council and Central West organisations have joined forces to prevent the abuse of older people in their communities.
Staying Connected When We're Apart
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".
YouTube Nanna: Older Australian's Most Isolated During COVID-19
"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?"
Financial Independence Hub
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.
Aged Care System Navigators Trial Extended
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.
Nationally Consistent Power of Attorney Laws Key to Mitigating Elder Abuse
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.
Rising Concerns About Elder Abuse During Pandemic
According to the Human Rights Commission financial abuse is hitting older Australians particularly hard during the pandemic, with reports of a sharp rise in cases.