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Seniors Rights Victoria (SRV) putting a spotlight on grandparents on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

As part of World Elder Abuse Day (15th June), Seniors Rights Victoria (SRV), a key program of Council on the Ageing (COTA) Victoria, will host their annual event, ‘Stir A Cuppa with Seniors,’ highlighting the critical role of grandparents in families.

World Elder Abuse Awareness day Warrnambool Archie Graham Centre

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day – Warrnambool

Find out about how to prevent elder abuse and learn about the support services that are available.

Guest speakers from Warrnambool Police and the Victims Assistance Program.

Join us for afternoon tea and the launch of the Warm Safe Home community art project.

For more information, contact Elder Abuse Prevention Project Worker, Becky Nevin Burger on 0408879117 or rnevinburger@mpower.org.au.

Ararat Elder Abuse Awareness Forum

Elder Abuse Awareness Forum Ararat

Join us for this public forum raising awareness of elder abuse, discussing how to recognise it and sharing how to combat it.
Featuring special guests

  • Gerard Mansour: Commissioner for Senior Victorians
  • Kathy Day: General Manager- People & Community Support Grampians Community Health
  • Plus expert panel discussion.

RSVP by Tuesday 11th June with any special dietary requirements to:
(03) 5338 4518 | louisef@bchc.org.au

Older lady looking for information

Communities working together in the prevention of Elder Abuse

An invitation to participate in the North East Victorian workshop discussing Elder Abuse in our regional Communities.
It is our hope to raise awareness and have a dialogue concerning Elder Abuse, in commemoration of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD). Our aim is that we as a community group be a catalyst for change and prevention of abuse to our older Australians.

The workshop will presented by Maria Berry, Health Consumer Representative and Founder of Communities of Respect .

Points of interactive discussion will include:

  • Ageism -what does it look like, is it in our communities?
  • Are we valuing & respecting our older community members?
  • Elder Abuse in regional Australia
  • Support networks in North East Victoria
  • What are people doing now? What can we do, better together?

Older Persons Advocacy Network Educator, Maree Montgomery will be joining in on the day talking about Elder Abuse.

Please join us for morning tea, a great opportunity to reflect on WEAAD. RSVP via Eventbrite.

Older women in a park

Planning Ahead – Library at the Dock

City of Melbourne invites you to attend a free workshop run by Seniors Rights Victoria to help you enjoy life as you age.

Light refreshments will be provided.

​‘Planning Ahead’ is a simple session about how to appoint an Enduring Power of Attorney who – if need be – can make decisions on your behalf.

No bookings required.

Older women in a park

Seniors Rights Victoria Talk – Planning Ahead

Older Melburnians, you are invited to attend free workshops run by Seniors Rights Victoria: ‘Planning Ahead’. ‘Planning Ahead’ is a simple session about how to appoint an Enduring Power of Attorney who – if need be – can make decisions on your behalf.

Light refreshments will be provided. No RSVP required.

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Event for City of Darebin

R E S P E C T – Find out what it means to me

In many parts of the world elder abuse occurs with little recognition. It is a global social issue which affects the health, well-being, independence and human rights of older people around the globe. Playback Theatre and Darebin Council invite you to come along to a performance piece celebrating the contribution of older people to our community. This is a conversation about respect and what it means to you.

Light refreshments will be provided. Call 8470 8063 to book or to arrange transport.

RSVP via Eventbrite



Eastern Metro Region WEAAD

Eastern Metro Region World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2019 Event

The event will feature Prof Briony Dow, speaking on Elder Abuse prevention and how we can stop elder abuse in our community. Following the key note presentation there will be a panel discussion with experts from across the region, sharing their views. As part of this event, the Eastern Elder Abuse Network will be launching the regional shared messages for WEAAD 2019 which are:

  • No EXCUSE for Elder Abuse, and,
  • Together WE can STOP Elder Abuse.

Networking opportunities and morning tea will follow the presentation and panel discussion.

RSVP at Eventbrite or view the full invitation.

Protecting your own future

An information session for people over 60 covering the topics of:

  • Power of Attorney
  • Maintaining positive family relationships and friendship networks
  • Positive and healthy ageing.

Download the flyer here.

Bookings are essential. Book via Eventbrite, or contact Tracey Bolitho – phone 8587 0142 or email tbolitho@smpcp.org.au.