June Message from the CEO

Monday, 15 June is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD). This annual observance day was first established in 2006 by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse, and was officially recognised by United Nations General Assembly in 2011. Elder abuse is “a single, or repeated act, or lack of appropriate action, occurring within…

Debit cards for seniors

In response to social distancing and closures, many financial institutions and banks have begun to issue debit cards to their senior customers. Although these new contactless cards still require activation before they can be used, we are interested in speaking to, and gauging the reactions of, people who may have received a card. Get in…

May Message from the CEO

While Australia has managed to contain and control the Coronavirus in a relatively short period of time (compared to other countries), the road to recovery is likely to be a long and winding one. The majority of seniors have faced this period of isolation with stoicism and a good dose of common sense, not withstanding…

Are you looking for compassionate volunteers?

Curtin Volunteers!, the volunteer hub at Curtin University is eager to engage with aged care organisations to connect university student volunteers with our seniors via phone/email/video call. The aim of any such partnership would be to create important intergenerational connections and give senior citizens a chance to share some companionship. The format of such a…