September Message from the CEO

For most of us, the place we call home is the place where we feel the most comfortable and secure. Surrounded by our family mementos and prized possessions, we invite family and friends to visit or we enjoy spending time in a sunny garden or perhaps our home is just a private sanctuary. But sadly…

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‘One rent increase from disaster’ – Older renters living on the edge in Western Australia

The national Older Persons Homelessness Prevention Project has released its summary report into the housing crisis facing a growing number of older people in Western Australia. Produced in collaboration with Council on the Ageing WA and a Reference Group of key WA agencies and individuals, the report highlights the rapidly growing problems facing many older…

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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…

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