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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Community Visitors Scheme

Australian Government Department of Health

Community Visitors Scheme (CVS) urgently needs volunteers to 'virtually' visit socially isolated elders. CVS arranges volunteer visits to older people to provide friendships and companionship. 

14 May 2020
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Grandparents Guide

eSafety's Be Connected Program

Navigating the online world fir your grandchildren can be tricky. This handy guide by the eSafety Commissioner, will help you help them do it safely. 

04 Nov 2020
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