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Communication and Swallowing in Healthy Ageing

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Our voice, how we speak and understand language can change as we age. The prevalence of brain disorders like dementia also increases as we get older. To accurately identify the ... ...

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Review of Rent Laws – will it deliver fairer, safer housing for tenants

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The issue of affordability, security and appropriateness of housing is a significant issue for older people on fixed lower incomes. The review of the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 (RTA) has ... ...

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A Morning at Melbourne Museum

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Melbourne Museum is exploring the experiences that older people have when visiting museums and galleries with the longer-term aim of encouraging cultural institutions to better cater to all generations and ... ...

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Volunteers inspiring each other to live longer and stronger

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Almost two decades ago, in 2000, Pam Meddings started a seniors exercise group in East Doncaster, Living Longer, Living Stronger (LLLS). Today, the East Doncaster LLLS is one of the ... ...

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Enhancing the community’s knowledge and engagement with law at the end of life

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Little is known about whether individuals know the law, or are able to exercise their legal rights to be involved in the process of making decisions about treatment. The Australian ... ...

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Do you want to improve accessibility on trams?

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Yarra Trams is conducting a trial which will improve boarding for people who use mobility aids. A bridging plate has been developed which should eliminate the gap between the boarding ... ...

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LGBTI. The future is now: a survey on future planning for older LGBTI Victorians

  YOUR CHANCE TO TELL US WHAT YOU NEED FOR YOUR FUTURE END OF LIFE PLANNING COTA Victoria and Transgender Victoria in conjunction with the National Ageing Research Institute would ... ...

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COTA 50+ Survey

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  The COTA VIC 50+ Survey is now closed. The report on the findings from this survey will be published on the COTA VIC website: www.cotavic.org.au and reported in COTA ... ...

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COTA Victoria 2017 Annual Priorities for 2017

This survey is now closed. ‘COTA Victoria’s Annual Statement of Priorities for 2017’ will be launched in early 2017. It will be published on the COTA VIC website: www.cotavic.org.au and reported in COTA ... ...

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Age Friendly Public Seminar 28 June 2016

Interested in how our cities and communities can become more age friendly? You are warmly invited to this public seminar to share your experiences and to hear from international experts. Professor Chris ... ...

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