Free Webinar: protect Yourself Against Online Scams
With the world becoming more connected through the internet, online scams have increased. It therefore pays to be cautious and follow a few simple steps. Our engaging presentation will give you a host of useful information so you can keep yourself safe.
Free Webinar: Connecting to Others Online
Staying connected with friends and family is easy with the great tools the internet provides. You can make video calls, send typed or instant messages and share photos with your friends on social media. Join this engaging webinar to find out more.
Free Webinar: Can You Spot A Scam?
Australians aged 55 and over lost millions of dollars to online scammers in 2019. It serves as a reminder that while the internet is a wonderful place to explore - it pays to be savvy. This fascinating webinar will teach you how to recognise scams – and stay safe.
Free Webinar: Retirement Villages
A panel of experts will be discussing what consumers, carers, families and providers need to know about retirement villages. This knowledge may help prevent elder abuse.
The High Cost of Growing Old
This article discusses whether the Government restrictions designed to protect the lives of older people has allowed elder abuse to go unchecked.
Lawyers and Doctors Work Together in New Clinic to Support Vulnerable Decision-Makers
Macquarie University's new Capacity and Capability clinic helps people with early-stage dementia and other cognitive challenges make sound decisions about their welfare including their financial and legal affairs.
Increase in Children Raiding Parent's Retirement Savings During COVID-19 Crisis
Australian Banking Australia chief Anna Bligh warns if the increase in financial elder abuse, as struggling children demand financial bailout from retired parents, to cope with the COVID-19 crisis and the resulting recession.
Warm Safe Home Project Uses Art to Start a Conservation About Elder Abuse
A recording of the Warm Safe Home Forum is available to watch. The forum provided a rich and meaningful reflection on the conditions surrounding elder abuse. It also included a panel discussion about the role of different service providers.
At Home Guide
The Council on Ageing WA has developed a guide to support older Western Australians to live well. The guide was prepared by experts as an ongoing companion for seniors at home.
South Australia Government Agency Raising Awareness for Elder Abuse in Aboriginal Communities
The South Australian Office for Ageing Well is partnering with Aboriginal community representatives to raise awareness for the rights of Aboriginal elders, in the Stop Elder Abuse campaign.