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Join an Online Class

Older Women's Network NSW

Older Women's Network NSW are taking their classes online to ensure that older women remain connected, active and informed. Classes include yoga, weightlifting, writing, movie nights and dance class, and are all available online. 

03 Sep 2020
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NSW
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Handy Guides for Homeless Women

Lady Musgrave Trust

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. 

14 Aug 2020
Queensland
QLD
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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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Get Connected & Stay Connected

Inner West Council

The Inner West Council runs free programs to help older isolated people connect with others. Programs include jewellery making for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, Social Connections Group, Two by Two walking companion and a collage club. 

28 Jul 2020
NSW
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Mall Walkers are Back!

COTA WA

The Department of Health and Seniors COVID Taskforce have worked to ensure COVID safe walks in shopping centres in Western Australia can start again. 

27 Jul 2020
Western Australia
WA
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Community Visitors Scheme

Australian Government Department of Health

Community Visitors Scheme (CVS) urgently needs volunteers to 'virtually' visit socially isolated elders. CVS arranges volunteer visits to older people to provide friendships and companionship. 

14 May 2020
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