Looking for Information?
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.
Are you a family member or friend requiring aged care services? For more information on Aged Care look here
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?
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
Retirement Villages, Independent Living Units, Abbeyfield Houses and other housing options. For more information on Housing Options for Older Victorians look here
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:
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
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
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