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June 2022

Seniors Rights Victoria – Elder Abuse Prevention and Support

June 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Taylors Hill Youth & Community Centre, 121 Calder Park Drive
Taylors Hill, Vic Australia
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Free

Melton City Council presents a talk at the Taylors Hill Youth & Community Centre on the topic of Elder Abuse Prevention and Support  on Tuesday 14th June at 1pm. A presenter from Seniors Rights Victoria will talk about how to put safeguards in place to prevent elder abuse, the benefits of appointing an Enduring Power of Attorney, and where seniors can go for more information, advice and support. When:  Tuesday 14th June 2022 at 1.00pm Where: Taylors Hill Youth & Community…

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Cardinia Shire Council – Free community event for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Cardinia Cultural Centre, Corner Waterford Rise &, Lakeside Blvd
Pakenham, Victoria 3810 Australia
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Cardinia Shire Council is hosting a community event to recognise World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on Wednesday 15 June at the Cardinia Cultural Centre in Pakenham. The United Nations (UN) recognises June 15 as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) to raise awareness and knowledge of elder abuse and the various ways it can affect the community. World Elder Abuse Awareness Day brings together senior citizens, caregivers, and local government to combat elder abuse. Cardinia Shire Council continues its commitment to tackle elder abuse through the Together We…

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Ageing Disgracefully

June 15 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Eltham Community and Reception Centre, 801 Main Rd
Eltham, Victoria 3095 Australia
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Free
Christine Lister

Join us for a free morning tea to acknowledge World Elder Abuse Awareness Day with Christine Lister who will be sharing her experience of ‘Ageing Disgracefully’. This is a tongue-in-cheek look at the experience of ageing in today’s world, and will encourage you to think about your own journey. A Seniors Rights Victoria’s Advocate will also be available to answer your questions about elder abuse and about their service. Complimentary morning tea provided. RSVP by phoning 9433 3345 or click…

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Stepping up together – Walk and Jazz in the park

June 15 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Jells Park Tea House, Function Room, Waverley Road
Wheelers Hill, Victoria 3150 Australia
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Come join us for a free community walk and jazz in the park in recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Elder abuse is any act which harms an older person and is carried out by someone they trust, such as a family member or friend. Splash on some purple and lets celebrate our older community, because there is no excuse for elder abuse. Wear appropriate walking shoes and bring your own water bottle. Refreshments provided. Jells Park Tea House,…

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Ageism Awareness Session

June 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
St Kilda Town Hall, Training Room - Ground Floor, Carlisle Street Entrance, St Kilda Town Hall
St Kilda, Victoria 3182 Australia
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City of Port Phillip Free Ageism Awareness Session June 15 2022, World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Join members of The City of Port Phillip’s Older Persons Advisory Committee (OPAC) to learn about ageism, a key driver of elder abuse. Now in its 22nd year, OPAC works with Council to advocate on all matters relating to the health and wellbeing of older residents. Join us to learn about what ageism is and find out what you can do to address ageism…

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‘Stir a Cuppa with Seniors’ Purple Tea – A Conversation on Grandparenting

June 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
City Of Melbourne Bowls Club, Flagstaff Gardens, Corner of William St and Dudley St
West Melbourne, Victoria 3003 Australia
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Seniors Rights Victoria invites you to join us for our 2022 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day event, 'Stir a Cuppa with Seniors' Purple Tea. Join us for a Conversation on Grandparenting facilitated by Gerard Mansour, Commissioner for Senior Victorians and Ambassador for Elder Abuse Prevention, with guest speaker Dr Marlene Krasovitsky, Co-chair and Director of EveryAGE Counts campaign and a small panel of guests. Wednesday 15 June, 2 pm – 4 pm The City of Melbourne Bowls Club Flagstaff Gardens,…

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U3A Surf Coast – Stir a Cuppa With Seniors

June 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wurdi Baierr Stadium, 36 Wadawurrung Way
Torquay, Victoria 3228 Australia
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U3A Surf Coast, together with Surf Coast Shire Council, is hosting an afternoon tea, to raise awareness about elder abuse, bringing people together in conversations on ageing. Seniors Rights Victoria’s 2022 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day event, 'Stir a Cuppa with Seniors' Purple Tea, is a Conversation on Grandparenting. The discussion will be facilitated by Gerard Mansour, Commissioner for Senior Victorians and Ambassador for Elder Abuse Prevention, with guest speaker Dr Marlene Krasovitsky, Co-chair and Director of EveryAGE Counts campaign…

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Sharing Stories, Celebrating Life, Empowering Older People

June 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Mechanics Institute, Ballarat, 117-119 Sturt Street
Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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Join Ballarat Community Health as we celebrate local artists 65+ involved in a creative art exhibition. A group of senior Australians from the Ballarat region have developed a series of fun, imaginative art pieces and BCH will showcase their work at this community event. Hear from participants about their journey, view their amazing art works and experience the stories in digitalised presentations. With special guest speakers Gary Ferguson and Beth Ham. WHEN: Wednesday 15th June, 2022, 6pm-7.30pm COST: FREE WHERE:…

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day morning tea on Christmas Island

June 16 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Community Resource Centre, Christmas Island
Christmas Island, Western Australia 6798 Australia
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The Indian Ocean Territory Health Service is hosting a morning tea for all our Seniors on Thursday, 16 June at the Community Resource Centre between 9:30am and 11:30am. There will be some performances by students, 2 guest speakers who will be leading a discussion around what elder abuse is, and how it can be reported, followed by a lovely morning tea. We will complete the event with a tree of thanks, where Seniors can put their names on a leaf,…

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Monash Health World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Event

June 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online
Free

Join Monash Health for a World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) event and hear about the importance of tailoring intervention orders to provide better outcomes to keep older people safe. This free online session is set to enhance your knowledge and practice skills to work with older people experiencing abuse. Special guest speaker: Her Honour Magistrate Goldsbrough Hume Region, Regional Coordinating Magistrate, Lead Family Violence Magistrate Followed by a panel discussion with: Catherine Hayden, Specialist Elder Abuse Family Consultant, Better…

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