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Free Webinar: protect Yourself Against Online Scams

eSafety's Be Connected Program

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. 

29 Jul 2020
Online
National
Events

Free Webinar: Connecting to Others Online

eSafety's Be Connected Program

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. 

14 Jul 2020
Online
National
Events

Free Webinar: Can You Spot A Scam?

eSafety's Be Connected Program

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.

13 Jul 2020
Online
National
Events

Free Webinar: Retirement Villages

Seniors Rights Service

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. 

09 Jul 2020
Online
National
News

The High Cost of Growing Old

Law Society Journal

This article discusses whether the Government restrictions designed to protect the lives of older people has allowed elder abuse to go unchecked. 

01 Jul 2020
National
National
News

Lawyers and Doctors Work Together in New Clinic to Support Vulnerable Decision-Makers

Macquarie University

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. 

29 Jun 2020
NSW
NSW
News

Increase in Children Raiding Parent's Retirement Savings During COVID-19 Crisis

Your Life Choices

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. 

29 Jun 2020
QLD
QLD
News

Warm Safe Home Project Uses Art to Start a Conservation About Elder Abuse

Warm Safe Home

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.

26 Jun 2020
Online
National
News

At Home Guide

COTA WA

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.

25 Jun 2020
WA
WA
News

South Australia Government Agency Raising Awareness for Elder Abuse in Aboriginal Communities

National Indigenous Times

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. 

25 Jun 2020
South Australia
SA