News feed: Ageing

18th Jan

Self-Management Home Care

 

COTA Australia listens to the voice of older Australians who have told us that they want to continue to make their own decisions and maintain control over the care and services they receive in their own homes as they age.…

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10th Nov

2017 Active Ageing Awards Winners announced

 

We are very proud to announce our winners of the Council on the Ageing WA’s 2017 Active Ageing Award winners.  These Awards celebrate the very best efforts of the Providers, Instructors and Participants of our Living Longer Living Stronger program, …

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18th May

Budget Aged Care Measures Welcome – Except One

 

COTA Australia welcomed several additional commitments to the continuing aged care reform process in tonight’s Federal Budget but expressed concern about delays in moving on key reforms.

Minister Greg Hunt has announced that the Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) that …

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11th May

Budget 2017 Delivers Some Good News For Older Australians

 
Budget 2017: government delivers some good news for older Australians but misses some key challenges of an ageing Australia

The 2017 Federal Budget has some good measures for older Australians in the areas of health, housing and mature age employment …

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28th Apr

MEDIA RELEASE: Budget must address rental affordability not just ownership

 

Leading seniors advocacy body COTA Australia says the annual Anglicare Australia Rental Affordability Snapshot released today paints a bleak picture of rental affordability across Australia, highlighting the urgent need for action in the upcoming budget.

Older people are among those …

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