For some, ongoing pandemic lockdowns are heightening tensions and conflict within the home and deepening feelings of isolation. But even in lockdown, you can always leave home to escape family violence or elder abuse.
Alexia, a Melbourne resident in her 60s, was reluctant to get the AstraZeneca vaccine after reading about the rare side-effect thrombosis with thrombocytopenia. But as the outbreaks and lockdowns kept coming, the desire to get back to doing the things she loved motivated Alexia to learn more and get
The Victorian Council of Social Service has launched a new video campaign encouraging Victorians to get the jab. The campaign doesn’t offer medical advice or rely on actors and shock tactics. Instead, it uses real people to highlight the benefits of getting vaccinated and returning to the good thing
SRV’s analysis of calls to its elder abuse Helpline during 2020 suggest that the pandemic and associated lockdowns may have intensified family conflict related to living arrangements and financial stress.
Friends for Good (FFG), a volunteer-driven not-for-profit and Australian loneliness pioneer, is hosting the second of its symposium series, Innovation: Responses to Loneliness During COVID-19 and Beyond, online on Monday 15 March from 1.30 pm to 5 pm.
In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic dramatically affected the lives of older Victorians. In July-August 2020, COTA Victoria and the City of Whittlesea conducted this survey with older people to inform future work around COVID-19. This survey has now closed.
In 2020, the Coronavirus pandemic has significantly affected the lives of older people. COTA Victoria conducted a survey Checking in on the older person’s experience of COVID-19 to ensure their voices were heard.
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