News feed: Working for Change

COTA Victoria calls for a Victorian Inclusive Ageing Strategy in 2017 Policy Priorities Statement

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COTA Victoria’s 2017 Policy Priorities Statement calls for a whole of government approach to improve the lives of our diverse and ageing population. Whilst there are a number of government ... ...

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Congratulations to Retirement Housing Campaigners

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COTA Victoria acknowledges the long and tireless campaign for reform by retirement living residents. Our warmest congratulations to YOU the RESIDENTS on the significant report handed down by the Victorian ... ...

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COTA Victoria welcomes retirement house sector recommendations

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COTA Victoria welcomes retirement house sector recommendations The state’s peak body for older Victorian today congratulated the Legal and Social Issues Committee on its report and recommendations for reform in ... ...

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Call for action on Retirement Housing Report

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CALL FOR ACTION ON RETIREMENT HOUSING REPORT: Tuesday 7th March 1.15pm, steps of Parliament House If you live in a retirement village, residential park or independent living unit and want ... ...

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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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A Home for Life: towards an older persons housing strategy

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COTA Victoria attended HAAG AGM for the launch of a Home for Life: towards an older persons’ housing strategy. The report was launched by Gerard Mansour, Commissioner for Senior Victorians. ... ...

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CHALLENGING AGEISM

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On 1st October 2016, International Day of the Older Person, Seniors Rights Victoria and COTA Victoria launched the Challenging Ageism booklet that provides an overview of ageism in Australia and what ... ...

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COTA Australia Media Release Greens Ageing Policy

Greens ageing policy will improve lives of older Australians Leading seniors advocate COTA Australia today welcomed the first major party’s policy on ageing Equality and Compassion: Supporting older Australians by ... ...

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COTA Australia Media Release Dementia

Leading seniors’ advocacy organisation COTA Australia has welcomed Aged Care Minister Sussan Ley’s announcement today of dedicated funds for specialist dementia care units and dementia friendly communities. COTA Australia Chief ... ...

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Willing Older Workers

An Australian Story: How an unemployed older couple started up Willing Older Workers (WOW) to do something about older unemployed workers. The Seniors Conference held last week focussed on an ... ...

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