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.
Community Visitors Scheme
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.
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.