Meet and Greet
The Living Longer Living Stronger program aims to improve health outcomes, fitness and quality of life for older people through strength and balance training.
Join our program coordinator, Luke Summers, to discuss the program rollout and for a demonstration of some safe and easy exercises you can do at home.
RSVPs are essential (room limits apply) email email@example.com or phone 6231 3265.
Time: 10am – 11:30am
New WA elder abuse strategy aims to stop older people falling victim to their own families
The WA Government started rolling out its new elder abuse strategy on Monday. It estimates up to 14 per cent of people older than 65 are or have been victims. Mirrabooka's Older People's Rights Service is one operation tackling the issue
Protecting vulnerable Canberrans from abuse
Institutions and individuals who abuse, fail to protect, or neglect vulnerable people in their care will be committing an offence under new laws in the Crimes Act 1900 (ACT).
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Online Forum
Aged Rights Advocacy Service (ARAS) is proud to present its 2nd online forum in its 16th year of observing World ElderAbuse Awareness Day (WEAAD).
The online forum will be held on Thursday, 17th June 2021, from 10.30am – 1.30pm and will be opened by the Honourable Stephen Wade MLC, Minister for Health and Wellbeing.
Our theme for WEAAD this year is ‘Elder Abuse Prevention– Let’s Talk’.
Remarkable Women Powerful Stories with Bandana Rana
Be Zonta's guest each month to hear a remarkable woman share her achievements and personal story as part of our Remarkable Women, Powerful Stories Leadership Series.
In April, Zonta is pleased to welcome Bandana Rana, a passionate lifelong advocate for women’s rights and gender equality. Her experience spans more than three decades of active engagement in the area of violence against women, gendered conflict transformation, peace building and engendered media through the different organizations and networks she has founded and led. Having worked from the grassroots, national as well as global level she has broken numerous personal and professional barriers to attain her present leadership.
Caring For Older Persons Series: Healthy Skin for Seniors Online Workshop
Avoid and treat common skin issues including skin cancer, ulcers, diabetes foot ulcers and more
Skin changes as we age and is less able to protect and heal itself. What we eat and drink is of great importance to help nourish and improve skin health.
For carers of someone over the age of 65 who has skin concerns (55+ if Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background).
Topics will include: Understand skin health and common skin injuries. This session will also teach you techniques to help improve and maintain your skin health.
Practical Tips about Dementia for Carers Online Workshop
Are you overwhelmed by all the information available about dementia?
Would you like practical suggestions about supporting the person you care for?
If you answered yes, then this session may be right for you. The workshop is based on frequently asked questions Carers Victoria staff receive from people caring for someone with dementia.
My Aged Care - Home Care Services Online Workshop
The aged care system is complex and can be confusing. Be prepared!
This workshop is practical and interactive with plenty of opportunity to ask questions.
The workshop is open to families and carers wanting to know more about the steps involved in accessing services in the aged care system.
Caring For Older Persons Series: Falls Prevention Online Workshop
One third of people over the age of 65 fall at least once a year, and around half of these falls are in and around the home.
Learn how to reduce the risk of falls and stay active and independent for longer.
All attendees will receive information to take home, including exercises to improve strength, mobility and balance.
THE LGBTI AGEING & AGED CARE CONFERENCE 2021
The LGBTI Ageing and Aged Care Conference is the leading event in Australia for aged, health and human service providers to develop their knowledge, skills and practice to meet the needs of LGBTI consumers.
In 2021 those two premier conferences will be hosted online over 3 consecutive Fridays in April. Health in Difference will run in the mornings and our LGBTI Ageing and Aged Conference will run over the afternoons.