Compass Podcast Series
Listen to interviews and conversations with leading experts about topics affecting older Australians.
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Working Together to Tackle Elder Abuse
Listen to the Elder Abuse Service, Legal Aid NSW team discuss how their interdisciplinary approach has enabled them to better understand, prevent and respond to elder abuse. The team consists of Mary Lovelock, Senior Solicitor, Tanya Chapman, Solicitor and Lynn McLennan, Social Worker.
Being a Carer: Demands, Risks and Resilience
Being a Carer can be rewarding, challenging, worthwhile and overwhelming. This webinar provides perspectives on how to prepare and deal with all the challenges and responsibilities that come with being a Carer and caring relationships. Caring relationships can take many forms from intimate partner caring, intergenerational caring, informal caring right through to more formal caring scenarios.
Preventing Financial Elder Abuse
It’s estimated that one in five older Australians will experience some form of financial abuse in their lifetime (ABS). Financial elder abuse is the theft or misuse of an older person’s money, assets or property. Learn how to prevent yourself or someone you know from suffering financial elder abuse.
Sexual Abuse of Older Women
The sexual abuse of older women is an often misunderstood and under- reported form of elder abuse. Learn how older women are discriminated against when reporting their assault experiences and how this often prevents them from receiving the help they need.
LGBTQIA65+ Equality at Every Age
Listen as our diverse panel from the Rainbow community explore the particular characteristics and vulnerabilities of older LGBTQIA+ people and talk about real life examples of elder abuse in their community. This webinar promotes sources of information, resources and service providers that are accessible and friendly to the LGBTQIA+ community.
Grandparent Alienation: Why it happens and what you can do
Grandparent Alienation occurs when grandparents are denied access to their grandchildren. It can vary from not being invited to a birthday party right through to no access at all. This can occur over a protracted period of time.
Living with your adult child? Co-purchasing property with a friend? Or building an extension or granny flat with family? These common arrangements often involve an older person exchanging their property or assets in return for housing and/or care as they age. Learn more about why you should establish a formal family agreement.
Making an Enduring Power of Attorney
Better understand your options and how to go about getting the right documents in place for your needs. Hear from Karen Williams (ADA Law), Dr Patricia Reyes (Consultant Geriatrician at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney) and John Chesterman (Public Advocate, Queensland) as they discuss the ins and outs of preparing an Enduring Power of Attorney document.
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