News feed: National

COTA supports Marriage Equality

 

COTA Australia is proud to declare its official support for marriage equality this morning. It is important that we declare our support for marriage equality given our commitment to human ... ...

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2017

 

Does ageism really matter? Ageism is at the core of elder abuse and rests on a platform of disrespect and just like racism and sexism it allows human beings to ... ...

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COTA Tasmania’s Active Ageing Community Consultations

 

Have your Say in COTA Tasmania’s Active Ageing Community Consultation There are various ways to be involved, contact us for more information: complete the Active Ageing survey – available online or in hard copy ... ...

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Home Care Today website now live

 

The Home Care Today website is now live!  To find resources that have been developed for home care providers and consumers, and the projects that are underway to support the implementation ... ...

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Assessing fitness to drive

The National Transport Commission and Austroads alert you to the recent release of ‘Assessing Fitness to Drive’, the 2012 revised national medical standards for driver licensing. The standards are used ... ...

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Diversity and older people’s care networks research project

A new research project is under way, designed to look at gay and lesbian people over 60 throughout Australia who receive care or emotional support in relation to a health ... ...

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Depression in Carers and Older People

Are you an older person who has taken on a caring role for a relative or friend or do you care from someone who is ageing? If so, it is ... ...

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Clearer pension rules for household solar panels

The Government has clarified the way feed-in tariffs from household solar panels are assessed for the purposes of the pension income test after public backlash for the previous assessment. Feed-in ... ...

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COTA Australia on aged care reform

You will have seen the Gillard Government has been given a new post-flood funding challenge, with the Productivity Commission having released its 20 year plan for aged care reform. During ... ...

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