The outlook for older women in Australia is dire – but no one seems to care
"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.
If We Don't Count It... It Doesn't Count
Making it count! A must-read paper on data collection and reporting on cultural, ethnic and linguistic diversity by Federation of Ethnic Communities Councils of Australia - FECCA.
Discover the Truly Incredible Stories
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.
Warm Safe Home for Older Victorians
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.
Hand in Hand
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.
Handy Guides for Homeless Women
Older women are a significant and growing group of people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. The Lady Musgrave Trust has launched their updated Handy Guides for Homeless Women, and are asking for help to share the Guide widely. This Guide provides information about vital services.
Ageism, Elder Abuse and The Care of Older Australians
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.
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.