News feed: COTA Vic

Landmark report highlights the impact of the rising cost of living for older people

 

COTA Victoria asks for more actions to reduce the cost of living pressures for older Victorians in response to a new landmark national report launched today in Canberra. ...

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Labor’s Fair Energy Plan Gives Consumers Stronger Protection

 

Media release 21 November, 2018 COTA Victoria (COTA) welcomes Labor’s energy announcement to strengthen protections for Victorian consumers, including banning door-to-door salespeople and telemarketing from selling energy plans. COTA is ... ...

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Reminiscing Story Cards the perfect Christmas Gift for your parents and grandparents

 

A resource that assists older people to tell their stories With time to reminisce and a bit of prompting, we all have stories to tell. Reminiscing in a supportive environment and ... ...

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COTA Victoria welcomes election focus on energy consumers

 

Both the Coalition and Labor are focusing on low income consumers and those experiencing hardship in a range of announced election promises.  ...

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CEO message

 

This month we celebrate our Victorian Seniors Award winners including the winner of the Premiers Award for Senior of the Year, Mr Hamish Russell and our valued colleague, Ms Brenda Appleton. We congratulate ... ...

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LGBTI advocate wins COTA Senior Achiever Award

 

Transgender Victoria volunteer Brenda Appleton, 67, was one of the COTA Senior Achiever Award recipients at the 2018 Victorian Seniors of the Year awards hosted yesterday by the Governor of ... ...

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New fitness club specifically for the over 50s

 

Duke’s, a fitness club in Hampton East, is pioneering a new era in the fitness industry – a dedicated health and fitness club for those aged 50 and over. They ... ...

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Elder abuse service celebrates 10 year milestone

 

Seniors Rights Victoria, an elder abuse service based on the social worker/lawyer model, is this year celebrating its 10 year anniversary with a celebration on Thursday 4 October. Guest speakers ... ...

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Helping the Silent generation to tell their stories

 

If you’re aged 75 and over we would love to see you at the session: Your Story Matters – bring it to life. People belonging to this group can sometimes ... ...

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Helpline Advocate

Helpline Advocate Classification:         As per Social, Community, Homecare & Disability                                            ... ...

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