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Victorian Senior of the Year nominations open

 

Do you know an older Victorian who contributes to their community you wish to nominate for Victorian Senior of the Year? Last year Barry Witmitz received the Healthy and Active ... ...

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Call for volunteers to support aged care advisory services

 

COTA Victoria is seeking more volunteers for an advisory service it has been piloting to assist older people and their families or carers to understand the aged and community care ... ...

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What makes an effective legal service for older people?

 

Do you have experience with the legal system? Are you interested in identifying what a legal service for older people should look like? COTA Victoria in partnership with Maurice Blackburn ... ...

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Activity guidelines supports older people with cognitive decline

 

The University of Melbourne has developed physical activity guidelines for older people with the early signs of cognitive decline with the aim of highlighting the evidence on the benefits of ... ...

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Flu Vaccine free of charge for older Australians

 

The Australian Government will provide two ground-breaking flu vaccines free of charge to more three million older Australians from April this year as a direct response to last year’s horrific ... ...

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Knock knock

 

Do you know your rights when a salesperson knocks on your door? It might feel awkward to say no when you can’t walk away. Salespeople may take advantage of this ... ...

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Making the stories last: social enterprise project shares a yarn

 

COTA Victoria is developing a social enterprise project where people will listen to older people in the community and create short stories about their lives. ...

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It’s an election year so let’s make some noise!

 

COTA Victoria is keen to hear from all older people as to what are the important concerns and changes they seek from the Victorian State Government in this election year. ...

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COTA Victoria seeks new external advocates

 

COTA Victoria is seeking new representatives for a number of external committees ...

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Out of pocket health care an additional pain

 

Australians who have faced high out of pocket medical bills now have a chance to make a difference by sharing their story. ...

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