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Register your event for Seniors Week 2018

Event registrations for Seniors Week 2018 are now closed. ...

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Meet & Greet Launceston

 

Join us for the last Meet & Greet for 2018. Our Guest Speaker will be Glenda Daly. Glenda is a COTA Board Member and will be sharing her personal story ... ...

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Royal Commission into Aged Care – subscribe for updates

 

A new website for the Royal Commission has been set up to provide information about: • the work of the Royal Commission • how submissions can be made, • and ... ...

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Every Age Counts – Take the Pledge

 

Ageism against older people is stereotyping, discrimination and mistreatment based solely upon age. Ageism comes from negative attitudes and beliefs about what it means to be older. There’s a lot ... ...

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COTA TAS Annual General Meeting

 

Our Annual General Meeting will be held at 2pm on Monday 19 November at the Tasmanian Hockey Centre. Our special guest speaker will be Ian Yates, Chief Executive of COTA ... ...

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Mindful of Your Medications Free Launceston Information Session

 

Free Seniors Week Event When: Tuesday 16th October 10am to Noon Where:  Launceston Community Health Centre, Joan Marshall Wing, McHugh Street, Kings Meadows Come along and hear from a local ... ...

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Royal Commission must review penalties for abuse in aged care

 

COTA Australia media release 25 September 2018 The Aged Care Royal Commission must investigate an appropriate range of penalties for neglect, excessive restraint and abuse in residential aged care and ... ...

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Aged Care Royal Commission welcomed but must not delay action on reforms already in train

 

Peak older persons advocate, COTA Australia, today welcomed the Royal Commission into aged care for the spotlight it will throw on the challenges facing aged care over the next two ... ...

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Landmark protections for older Australians

 

COTA Australia has welcomed announcements by the Federal Government to strengthen protections for 1.1 million older Australians receiving aged care services. The Government has announced the introduction of legislation to ... ...

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Dementia Symposium and Public Lecture

 

The 3rd Tasmanian Dementia Symposium and Public Lecture will be held on World Alzheimer’s Day, Friday 21 September 2018, at the University of Tasmania’s Medical Science Precinct in Hobart. The ... ...

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Ellen Fanning Talks to Experts about Elder Abuse

 

Age Discrimination Commissioner Dr Kay Patterson, former High Court judge Justice Michael Kirby, and CEO of the Australian Banking Association Anna Bligh are just three of the many experts who talked ... ...

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