April Message from the CEO

Western Australia has long been recognised as one of the most isolated capital cities in the world, but who would have thought we would see the day when we became isolated from the rest of our own country? And as each state of Australia scrambles to find the appropriate solution within its own borders, we…

Mentoring 2 Work Documentary Released

Mentoring 2 Work is approaching two key milestones – all participants completing their journeys in the program and the closing out of its contract with the federal government through the Department of Social Services. With all of the activity that reached its peak last year with young adults and mentors being recruited and commenced in…

Staying In Survey

Are you spending a bit more time at home lately? With the prospect of ‘staying in’ at home looming, now is a great time to ask our community and supporters of all ages what they do to stay healthy and happy in their homes. Complete our short survey, and help us guide a response to…

Strength for Life Launches with a Provider Breakfast

As a leading partner in a national initiative, COTA (WA) has launched Strength for LifeTM an endorsed strength training program for those over 50. Building on the success of the previous program, Living Longer Living Stronger.TM The refreshed program includes new resources for both participants and providers. To start the morning, our providers attended a…

Introducing Strength for Life

Staying active into older age (your prime time!), is one of the best investments that you can make. Today we launched Strength for Life, a refresh of our Living Longer Living Stronger program of strength training for over 50s. Featuring a healthy breakfast, and presentations by our amazing ambassador, Professor Bob Z. Find out more…

February CEOs Message

How appropriate that the World Health Organisation has nominated 2020-2030 as the decade that is focused on ageing well. Mature Age is something to be celebrated. It should be a time of good health, opportunity, choice and equality. COTA (WA) is collaborating with a broad range of partners to demonstrate to the State government the…

Navigating the Aged Care System Information Sessions

Attend a FREE, independent information session, lead by Council on the Ageing Western Australia. Sessions are occurring throughout Metro WA. Find information about The Aged Care system in Australia Support services available for people living in their home Eligibility and how to access services Following the presentation, there will be some time for a one-on-one…