Get Connected & Stay Connected
The Inner West Council runs free programs to help older isolated people connect with others. Programs include jewellery making for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, Social Connections Group, Two by Two walking companion and a collage club.
Australia Talks About Older Age and Aged Care
The Royal Commission has released findings from research which shows that Australians of all ages want to be assisted to live independently in their own home during their retirement years rather than having to go to an aged care facility.
Nationally Consistent Power of Attorney Laws Key to Mitigating Elder Abuse
Enhancing protections relating to the use of enduring power of attorney is a welcome priority for the Council of Attorneys-General and significant focus should be given to creating nationally consistent laws, according to the Law Council of Australia.
Steps I can take to stay safe and connected during COVID-19
Compass’ guide for older people to keep their independence, stay safe and connected during COVID-19 and beyond.
An introduction to capacity
Provides an explaination of what capacity is and the decision making capabilities that are required to have capacity.
Responding to Elder Abuse
Experiencing elder abuse or suspect elder abuse? Help is available.
You and Financial Abuse
Discover 9 steps you can take to protect yourself from financial abuse.
Staying Active and Connected
Discover easy ways you can stay fit, active and connected.
Living with family
If you’re thinking of moving in with family, ask these questions first.
Protecting Your Home
Here are 5 steps you can take to protect your most valuable asset.