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Understanding Dementia – Free Online Course

The Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre at the University of Tasmania is offering a free, 9-week long, massive open online course (MOOC), ‘Understanding Dementia’. The course is a great ... ...

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Experiences of Carers of LGBTIQ People Diagnosed with a Mental illness 

 

Carers Victoria are working in partnership with RMIT to undertake research to investigate the experiences of Victorian carers of LGBTIQ people living with mental illness or who have experienced a ... ...

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Development of Heart Failure in Older People

 

Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, is currently undertaking a study called the “Victorian study of Echocardiographic detection of Left ventricular dysfunction” ...

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Design partners sought to improve the aged care system

 

Would you like to influence the design and quality of aged and community care services in Victoria and Australia? ...

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Community rallies to stop elder abuse

 

On June 15, World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, we stood together as a community in saying “we can stop elder abuse”. ...

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Are you feeling the heat of rising energy bills?

 

Are you feeling the impact of rising energy bills? Gas and electricity prices are expected to rise rapidly this year. Difficulties in paying energy bills are becoming more common. Increasing  ... ...

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Peer Educator Mary turns 70 last May

 

Mary has been a devoted COTA Victoria volunteer for 13 years. ...

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Help inform Brimbank’s Age Friendly City Plan

 

Brimbank City Council wants to hear from you to inform the draft Age Friendly City Plan 2017-2021 ...

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Older Renters need Affordable Appropriate and Secure Housing

 

Each year COTA Victoria conducts a survey asking older people what issues concern them the most. In 2016 – 44.25% of respondents  (the majority) said that access to affordable, secure ... ...

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Go Purple for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

 

Go Purple for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day! Seniors Rights Victoria is calling on all Victorians to “go purple” to celebrate the rights of older people and help raise awareness ... ...

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