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…

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‘POOPS’ the WA based not-for-profit that Keeping People and Pets Together

It’s clearly no secret to Australians that pets can positively impact one’s health and wellbeing with almost two-thirds of Australian households currently owning pets. But for some elderly or infirm people, pets are particularly important as they provide loyal companionship, routine, focus and a sense of safety and purpose for their owners. Age, medical conditions…

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Congratulations to the 2020 Senior Australian of the Year, Professor John Newnham AM

COTA Acting Chief Executive Corey Irlam commended all the Senior Australian of the Year finalists for their exceptional advocacy across a range of areas including the environment, disability rights, men’s health, road safety, culture and obstetrics. “Professor Newnham’s contributions are an outstanding example of the contributions that older Australians make across Australia every day,” Mr Irlam…

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