Seniors Month I Talk with Senior Australian of the Year 2021
Come along and listen to the inspiring life of the NT National Recipient Senior Australian of the Year 2021, Dr Miriam-Rose Ungunmerr-Baumann AM. Miriam-Rose is an Aboriginal activist, educator and artist of the Ngan’gityemerri language group. Miriam-Rose is the first Indigenous teacher to work in the Northern Territory. She is the founder of the Merrepen Arts Centre, and the owner of Rak Malfiyin Homeland.
NT Seniors Month 2021 Calendar
The Seniors Month August 2021 print calendar is being distributed from 16 July to the following destinations. The destinations marked in green receive copies on 16 July, the others in the days following. To prevent unnecessary travel, we highly recommend that you phone ahead to your preferred pick up point wherever possible and check that copies of the calendar have arrived/are still in stock. https://www.cotant.org.au/seniors-month/seniors-month-2021/
Aged care facility to become an Aboriginal health and wellbeing centre
Yerin Eleanor Duncan Aboriginal Health Services recently bought the now vacant Japara aged care facility in Mardi, with plans to transform it into a health and wellbeing centre.
The new centre will house all services, except the dental clinic, currently available at the Yerin Eleanor Duncan Aboriginal Health Service in Wyong.
Alice Springs Seniors Expo 2021
Alice Springs Seniors Expo 2021 will be held during Seniors Month in August and will have a focus on health and well-being, trying something new and celebrates the positive aspects of ageing and the contribution that Territory Seniors make to their community.
Orange Seniors Expo
Orange seniors are invited to a morning tea with a side of legal advice, blood pressure checks, community housing information, and financial help.
The Orange Seniors Expo is an opportunity to find out about a range of services available in Orange to help seniors remain at home and part of the community.
Multicultural Advocacy in the NT - COTA NT
In the Northern Territory the Partners in Culturally Appropriate Aged Care (PICAC) program is managed by COTA NT (also known as Council on the Ageing – Northern Territory).
Our Program Manager delivers the PICAC program through a wide program of activities based on networking – making connections within the NT community through events and meetings; and representation – giving CaLD seniors a voice at advisory groups and forums, service delivery and training.