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COTA hosts Aged Care Royal Commission submission writing information session

 

COTA Victoria is planning a series of free community engagement sessions to support older people, with the next session being ‘How to Write a Submission’. ...

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Do you have a beautiful green space? Do you know a talented gardener?

 

In appreciation of the talented green thumbs in our communities, the Victoria in Bloom garden competition is open for entries. ...

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Share to win a ticket to ‘With One BIG Voice’ 10th Anniversary Concert

 

Thanks to the generosity of With One Voice, COTA Victoria is giving away 30 tickets to this special event. ...

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OM:NI men’s discussion group in Berwick

 

The first OM:NI men’s discussion group in Victoria was established in 2004, under the umbrella of COTA Victoria. Since then, further groups have been established in the state, with participants wellbeing benefiting greatly as a result of their involvement. ...

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Get the most out of your smartphone or tablet

 

Do you feel slightly left behind by the ‘digital revolution’? Want to know how to use more of the features of your smartphone or tablet? Come to our free, five-week ... ...

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Friends for Good conference

 

Friends for Good are a charity. Their vision is simple: to free people from loneliness. Their mission is to increase awareness of this very serious issue for the community. They ... ...

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Walking for well-being

 

Do you ever have those days when things just get you down? We all do! My favoured way of dealing with such day is going for a walk. This walk ... ...

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Elder abuse service 10 year celebration

 

Seniors Rights Victoria, an elder abuse service based on the advocacy social worker/lawyer model hosted its 10 year anniversary celebration recently at Melbourne City Bowling Club. Guest speakers included Victorian ... ...

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Embolden 2018

 

Embolden 2018 – Program Details Embolden – A Fashion Parade This fashion parade by older people will explore how perceptions of beauty change as we age, how ageing bodies can ... ...

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Kyneton Street Band: Intergenerational music group

 

Dr Norman Swan (The Health Report, ABC Radio National) states that there are a number of things that can stave off the onset of dementia: give up smoking, eat well, ... ...

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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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COTA Victoria – WISE Services

 

COTA Victoria are now offering two helpful free services to older Victorians. These services operate on an appointment only basis from our office in Little Lonsdale Street. Financial Counselling Service ... ...

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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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Australian Reading Hour – 20 September 2018

 

On Thursday 20 September, all Australians are encouraged to put down what they are doing and pick up a book to read for at least one hour. Judy Nunn, writer, ... ...

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New Groups For Older Men in Rural Communities

 

On Wednesday June 27, 56 men braved a freezing cold morning in order to attend the inaugural meetings of two new OM:NI Men’s Discussion Groups at locations in rural Victoria. ... ...

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Free Information Sessions at COTA

 

Seniors Information (COTA) Victoria provides information sessions to groups throughout Victoria and also in our beautiful office located in the heart of CBD! These sessions are open to public, are ... ...

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Improving support for older Victorian’s dental health

 

The Victorian Oral Health Alliance (VOHA) is an alliance of health, professional and consumer bodies, urging the Government to reverse the decline in access to public dental care. COTA is ... ...

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What transport systems do we want as we age?

 

Many older people, especially in rural and regional areas, have problems getting to medical appointments, doing their shopping, or visiting friends and groups that they belong to. Transport came at ... ...

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Free Information Sessions at COTA

 

Seniors Information (COTA) Victoria provides information sessions to groups throughout Victoria and also in our beautiful office located in the heart of CBD! These sessions are open to the public, ... ...

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