Looking for Information?

Looking for Information? Below is a list of frequently requested topics and links for information.

Looking for Information?

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Seniors Information COTA Victoria has information on a wide range of topics. Follow the links below to find out more information on frequently requested topics.

Aged Care

Are you a family member or friend requiring aged care services? For more information on Aged Care look here

Age Pensions

Want to know the current income rates for the age pension? What about the assets test? For more information on the Age Pension look here?

Concessions Cards

Do you know what Concessions Cards are available to you?  For more information on Concessions look here

Financial and Utilities Information

Want to save on power? Need some financial assistance?  Find out what services are available. For more information on Financial Assistance and Utilities look here

Help to Age at Home

Looking to stay in the home longer?  Find out how to access home and community care to help you stay at home and independent for longer. For more information on Help to Age at Home look here

Housing Options

Retirement Villages, Independent Living Units, Abbeyfield Houses and other housing options. For more information on Housing Options for Older Victorians look here

Rural Living

Retiring to a rural community? Click here to view things to investigate and consider

Legal including Seniors Rights Victoria

Legal Information on a wide range of topics for seniors.  For more information on Legal topics look here

End of Life Information

In mid-2016, the Victorian Parliament’s Legal and Social Issues Committee reported on an inquiry into end of life choices, recommending that Victoria introduce a legal framework for assisted dying. The Victorian Government is now deciding whether to implement the recommended reforms.

COTA have put together two information sheets with a summary of the reforms. Please follow the Links below to view a copy of them:

Assisted Dying Reform in Victoria

Advance Care Planning Reform in Victoria

Also you can visit our list of links to assist you in thinking through the issues.

More information about End of Life and Palliative Care

Technology

Do you want to solve the mystery of your mobile phone? Basil, IT trainer, will be at Seniors Information Victoria every second Tuesday to help you understand your mobile. Bookings essential on Seniors Information (COTA) Victoria phone 1300 13 50 90. For more information on Technology look here

Seniors Clubs

Where can I find a seniors club and how can I support my club? For more information on seniors clubs look here

Social & Wellbeing

Get rid of that stress, feel good about yourself and stay healthy and connected. For more information on physical activity and social groups for older adults look here.

Other Useful Links

For links to useful state and local government websites click here

Haven’t found what you’re looking for? 

Call 1300 13 50 90 to speak to an information officer for more information

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