Scam activity is on the rise. Last year, Australians lost more than $2 billion to scams – with older people reporting the highest losses. Protect yourself by learning how to recognise, avoid and report scams.
The retirement villages industry has changed, introducing new risks and challenges for residents. Now, the Victorian Government is reviewing the law on retirement villages to address shortcomings in the sector and foster innovation.
Older Victorians must have access to a broad range of integrated services and supports to enable them to: Maintain their health and wellbeing as they age; Remain living in their own homes for as long as possible; Maintain their wellbeing and connection to their community if and when they enter...
Are you paying too much for your electricity? A simple check could earn you $250 dollars right now and much more over time. As a special incentive to check your bill, the Victorian Government has introduced the $250 Power Saving Bonus for eligible concession holders.
This submission outlines proposals that can be included in the 2022-23 state budget to assist older people to age well. Prioritising measures to support healthy and active ageing will offer a significant return on investment.
We hear often from older people with concerns about retirement villages, from confusing contracts through to trouble accessing aged care. With Victoria’s retirement villages legislation up for review, COTA Victoria is calling for a system that protects the rights of older people and meets their
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