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.
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.
Best Practice Guide for Legal Practitioners in Relation to Elder Financial Abuse
Law Council of Australia has published a Best Practice Guide for Legal Practitioners in Relation to Elder Financial Abuse.
Hard Conversations - Elder Abuse Podcast
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.
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.
Australian First Elder Abuse Law Passed in ACT
The Australian Capital Territory has passed legislation to criminalise abuse against an older person, or vulnerable people, which will be the first law of its kind in Australia.
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.
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.
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?"