News tagged with COTA

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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Sign the petition: Nursing Home Residents Deserve Better Access to Mental Health Care

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Sign the petition: Nursing Home Residents Deserve Better Access to Mental Health Care Our frailest older Australians deserve the best care on offer Over 170,000 older Australians living in residential ... ...

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International Day of Older Persons BreakfastOctober 6 -

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Hear from our panel of older Australians who have made their mark before and after 65 years of age and join the conversation about the value older workers bring to our workplaces. ...

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Let’s Talk About Sex ConferenceSeptember 8 -

The inaugural Let’s Talk About Sex Conference aims to challenge many of the assumptions, taboos and stereotypes when it comes to older people and sexual intimacy. The failure to acknowledge ... ...

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Complaints Against Energy and Water Companies

COTA Victoria’s Policy Council is interested to find out how disputes/complaints from older people are handled by energy and water companies or authorities. In particular, we would like to know ... ...

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Epilepsy National Research Survey

Tacking Epilepsy in Older Adults COTA Victoria is calling for your participation in a National Epilepsy Research Survey.   International research shows that people 65 years and older are becoming ... ...

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Book launch – Renate Singer’s new book for older women living audaciously!

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For women over 60, used to participating in a full and rich life, the prospects of living another 30 years can throw up new challenges. Renate Singer’s latest book looks ... ...

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Willing to Work: National Inquiry into Employment Discrimination Against Older Australians and Australians with a Disability

Willing to Work: National Inquiry into Employment Discrimination Against Older Australians and Australians with a Disability Invitation to Older Australians and Community Organisations The Hon. Susan Ryan AO, Age and ... ...

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Free Breast Screening for Victorian Women over 70

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Victorian women aged 70 to 74 are now invited and reminded to have a free breast screen every two years. This means that women aged between 50-74 will be receiving a ... ...

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Engaging Older People in Sport & Recreation

Project on how to engage older people in sport and physical activity was developed by COTA Victoria. The aim is to fill the gap on supporting sporting clubs and organisations ... ...

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