News tagged with Older People

Building a stronger COTA for Victorians 50+

 

Council on the Ageing (COTA) Victoria is the leading not-for-profit organisation representing the interests and rights of people aged 50+ in Victoria. For nearly 70 years in Victoria, we have ... ...

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Should we change the rules about cycling on footpaths?

 

In response to calls to allow teenagers and adults to cycle on footpaths, Victoria Walks commissioned transport consultants MRCagney to review research on footpath cycling. Currently in Victoria only children ... ...

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Message from COTA Victoria’s CEO

 

I was fortunate to attend the COTA Australia National Policy Forum recently which focussed on the theme Older Consumers: Choice, Challenges and Rights in Changing Markets. The stories arising from ... ...

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COTA Commends Victorian Opposition’s support for Retirement Housing Ombudsman

 

Media release 26 June 2018 Mathew Guy (Opposition Leader) and Heidi Victoria (Shadow Minister for Consumer Affairs) announce they will establish a Retirement Housing Ombudsman if elected in November. According ... ...

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Downsizing: is it always a good idea?June 21 -

 

Unfortunately this event has been cancelled.  We apologise for any convenience this may cause. Older Australians have a range of options for appropriate and affordable housing should they decide to ... ...

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Your Choice, Your Life

 

COTA has received funding from the State Trustee Australia Foundation to help gain a better understanding of your needs and what you do to have a ‘good life’. This is ... ...

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Extra home care packages and other welcome aged care measures will provide relief for older Australians

 

MEDIA RELEASE 9 May 2018 Australia’s leading seniors’ advocacy organisation, COTA Australia, has welcomed 20,000 new high-level home care packages for older Australians over the next four years and measures ... ...

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Message from the CEO

 

The National Elder Abuse Conference, held in Sydney in February, gathered more than 500 people from across Australia who share the view that ‘there is no excuse for elder abuse’. ... ...

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Reminiscing Story Cards

 

Reminiscing Story Cards encourage older people to reminisce, highlighting their resilience, persistence and creativity ...

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CEO Message

 

We are excited to begin 2018 in our new premises in Little Lonsdale Street. We are heading into an election year in Victoria... ...

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