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Register your event for Seniors Week 2018

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

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Free Parks passes for Seniors Card holders.

 

From now until 1 July 2019, all Seniors Card holders are able to access Tasmania’s national parks completely free! To get your free Seniors park pass, visit a national park ... ...

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Older Person’s Legal Service

 

The Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania has a great new web page for older people seeking legal advice. Any person aged 65 or over can access the Older People’s Legal ... ...

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Do you need help discussing difficult issues with your family?

 

Elder mediation and counselling can help families resolve complex challenges related to ageing. Relationships Australia Tasmania’s Elder Relationship Services provide a safe, respectful and listening environment. They help families discuss ... ...

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Funding boost to fight elder abuse welcomed by older Australians

Australia’s peak older person’s advocacy body, COTA Australia, today welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement it will provide $2 million in extra funding support for the Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN) ... ...

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Global Alliance calls for UN convention on rights for older people

 

The Global Alliance for the Rights of Older People has again called for a legally binding United Nations convention on the human rights of older persons. Commenting on the UN ... ...

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LGBTI and dementia

 

Dementia Australia has released new dementia resources to better support people living with dementia who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex (LGBTI). These resources have been designed to help ... ...

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My Health Record

 

This year the Australian Federal Government is expanding the My Health Record system to all Australians, unless they say that they don’t want one. My Health Record is a digital ... ...

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Seniors Week 15-21 October 2018

 

We are thrilled to advise that the theme for Seniors Week 2018 is: Food Glorious Food. COTA Tasmania is encouraging patrons to get out and about and enjoy socialising and sharing ... ...

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Positive Ageing Food Workshop

 

Join the Healthy Ageing Network South for a free workshop about the role of food in ageing well, followed by a convivial lunch. Dietitian and author Ngaire Hobbins will share ... ...

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Homelessness and Housing Forum, Hobart 8 August

 

It is becoming more difficult to secure affordable and appropriate housing in Hobart. There are increasing reports of people having trouble accessing permanent and safe accommodation and that this lack ... ...

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