News feed: Over 55’s

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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17th Mar

The new WA for Minister for Seniors and Ageing, Mick Murray.

 

Further to the announcement today that Mick Murray has been appointed minister for Seniors and Ageing we would like to extend our congratulations and welcome him to the role. COTAWA looks forward to a positive and fruitful relationship with the …

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10th Mar

WA State Election. Election commitments for seniors.

 

Following the state election Q&A, COTA WA asked each political party to outline their election commitments for seniors in an ageing population.  The questions posted were in brief:

The Need for

  1. A voice for older people
  2. Inclusive and age friendly
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13th Feb

Recent Election Q&A Straw Poll Results.

 

Paul Miles, Lynn MacLaren and Margaret Quirk who spoke on the day. 

At our recent Election Q & A we asked people to pick the Party that best responded to the issues that are important to the older voter, based …

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9th Feb

Age No Barrier To Exercise

 

Exercise physiologist Murray Richards has a mantra of “Forget the New Year, New You… focus on a new fitness lifestyle to build strength and balance” for for those middle aged and older.

Mr Richards, who has been providing exercise regimes …

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