News feed: Programs

#RethinkAgeing Campaign

 

Launched by Tasmanian Governor Kate Warner on the eve of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2016, the #RethinkAgeing program is a suite of projects aimed at tackling ageism and the ... ...

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#RethinkAgeing – Love Stories Project

 

The Love Stories project involves younger people describing an older person they love by writing on a postcard, while the My Ageing project is a set of three postcards that ask adults to ... ...

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Seniors Week – Coming soon to your area

 

Planning for Seniors Week 2016 is underway….. There are many ways to get involved with Seniors Week whether you are an individual, an organisation, a business or a social club. ... ...

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You’re Worth It – a peer education program

 

You’re Worth It – a peer education program You’re Worth It – a peer education program is an education program for older australians to educate them on financial elder abuse. ... ...

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Controlling my own life: making the most of CDC

 

The introduction of Aged Care Reform has resulted in significant changes to how aged care services are delivered. One of these services is a Home Care Package – a coordinated ... ...

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Happy National Volunteer Week!

 

National Volunteer Week 2014 is a great opportunity give some thought to all those fantastic people who spend time volunteering out in the community. Their efforts can go un-noticed by ... ...

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Fire safety in the home: Peer Education sessions are back

 

Seniors are over-represented in home fire incidents so COTA is pleased to announce that we’ve received funding to continue our popular Peer Education sessions about fire safety in the home, ... ...

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Award-winning financial elder abuse education program continues

 

COTA Tas is going full steam ahead on planning up to 42 sessions of its award-winning You’re Worth It peer education program, which addresses financial elder abuse. Last year this ... ...

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Elder Abuse Helpline

 

Advocacy Tasmania has been appointed by the state government to operate a new Elder Abuse Helpline. The Helpline provides callers with information, advice and referral on actions they can take ... ...

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COTA advises on elder financial abuse

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