Launch of WA’s First Traveling Dementia Bus

In 2019, there are an estimated 447, 115 Australians living with dementia. On Wednesday 14th August 2019, COTA (WA) CEO Christine Allen joined The Honourable Mick Murray MLA, Minister for Seniors and Ageing at the launch event for the Community Vision traveling dementia bus. This community dementia bus will provide desperately needed respite and information…

Volunteer Profile: Teresa

Teresa Martelli joined COTA (WA) as a volunteer in April 2017 as a way to give something back to her community.“Now that my children have left home, I was looking for something to do to keep my mind stimulated and to mix with people,” she said.“My husband suggested volunteering, so that is how I got…

Care and Ageing Expo 2019 – Highlights

COTA (WA) opened the Care and Ageing Expo for 2019 at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre. The expo served as a showcase of our programs and advocacy work, including the Goodbye Guide. Some of the highlights are presented, including:• The opening address by COTA (WA) CEO Christine Allen;• The Aged Care Navigator Services’ drop-in…

Annual General Meeting 2019

THE COUNCIL ON THE AGEING (WA) INCORPORATED ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2019 FINANCIAL MEMBERS NOTICE The Annual General Meeting of The Council On The Ageing Western Australia Incorporated will be held on Monday 28th October 2019 from 2:00pm in the Wesfarmers Theatrette at The Perron Centre, 61 Kitchener Ave, Victoria Park WA 6100. We welcome all…

COTA Connections July 2019

The COTA Team are gearing up for the Care & Ageing Expo on 3-4 August at the Perth Convention Exhibition Centre.  We hope you will come and visit us at the COTA stand where we will be promoting our programs Living Longer Living Stronger, Age Care Systems Navigator and Mentoring 2 Work. We also want to hear…

COTA at the Care & Ageing Expo

The biggest expo on ageing in Perth is on this August 3 and 4, 2019 at the Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre. COTA (WA) will be at stand 239 all weekend. We’ll have Mallwalking, Living Longer Living Stronger, Aged Care Navigators, Mentoring 2 Work and information on all our programs and policies there on the…

WA Seniors Week 2019

WA Seniors Week 2019 will run from Sunday 10 to Sunday 17 November. Seniors Week 2019 is a special time of celebration for Western Australian seniors. During Seniors Week, events and activities are held across Western Australia to acknowledge seniors and show our appreciation for their valued contribution to society. Have a Go Day will…