COTA Connections June 2019

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was on June 15, a time to acknowledge the progress Western Australia has made towards shining a light on elder abuse, especially with regards to the coordinated community response during the Parliament of Western Australia Inquiry into Elder Abuse. However, we recognise that there is still more work to be…

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2019

As we approach World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15, we acknowledge the progress Western Australia has made towards shining a light on elder abuse, especially with regards to the coordinated community response during the Parliament of Western Australia Inquiry into Elder Abuse. However, we recognise that there is still more work to be…

Volunteer Morning Tea

We celebrated all our volunteers, past and present, with a morning tea at the State Library of Western Australia. A special thank you to our keynote speaker, Bettine Heathcote AM. Volunteering improves your health and wellbeing and provides and opportunity to embrace your passions. If you want to get involved, we have a number of…

Latest Seniors Forums on Cyber-Crime

How do you protect yourself from scammers and identity theft? The next series of forums in Mundaring, Kalamunda and Byford focus on the ever present threat from criminals online. Places always book out, so get in fast – RSVP by Friday, 26 April 2019 to Alyssa.DarlingRange@mp.wa.gov.au or 9525 4822. MundaringThursday, 2 May 2019,10am – 12pm,Shire…

Latest Cybercrime Forum in Warnbro

Our continuing Cybercrime forums regularly pack venues across our suburbs. Pictured from our latest session at the Warnbro Bowling club, Minister for Tourism Paul Papalia, and Shadow Minister for Consumer Affairs Madeleine King, along with our CEO Christine Allen. If you would like to find out more about our upcoming Cybercrime sessions, call us on…

Congratulations to our WA Seniors Awards 2018 Winners

On Sunday 17 November COTA WA was delighted to present the WA Seniors Awards 2018 in partnership with the Department of Communities as well as Hon. Michael (Mick) Philip Murray. We congratulate all finalists and winners. 2018 Juniper Lifetime Achievement Award Metropolitan Finalists – Graeme Bland, Nilda Eisen and Vincenzo Garreffa Awarded to Vincenzo Garreffa for…