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Past Events

Here you will find information on past events which have been held throughout the year.


21 June 2019

Kingston SE Aged Care Community Information Session

Join COTA SA at this free, local information session to increase your knowledge of the aged care systems, My Aged Care and services available in your region.

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20 June 2019

Millicent Aged Care Community Information Session

Join COTA SA at this free, local information session to increase your knowledge of the aged care systems, My Aged Care and services available in your region.

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18 June 2019

COTA SA Conversations with Northern Seniors: AGEISM - Upholding the rights of older people

Join us for a conversation about combating elder abuse using a human rights approach. Explore the different ways everyday language influences how society ‘frames' older people.

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13 June 2019

Men's Health Week 2019

Come to COTA and hear about all things men's health

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30 May 2019

Rainbow Hub Community Forum: My Aged Care for LGBTI Elders

Join us for tailored information about My Aged Care supported by trained volunteers from the LGBTI community

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24 May 2019

Advance Care Directive Act Focus Group

Have your say. How is the Advance Care Directive Act Working for You?

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29 April 2019

COTA SA Federal Election Forum

Come and join our panel of politicians at COTA SA's Federal Election Forum

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09 April 2019

COTA SA Conversations with Northern Seniors Living Well Part 2

Join us for the second in a series of two conversations that will focus on wellbeing. The topic for this month is: Explore the 5 key elements of great wellbeing - PERMA - positive emotion, engagement, relationship, meaning and accomplishment.

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29 March 2019

Mindset for Life Taster Session

Mindset for Life is a peer-led personal development program for people who have recently retired and wonders what's next.

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21 March 2019

Reframing Ageing: My Aged Care Community Information Session

Join COTA SA at this free, local information session to increase your knowledge of the aged
care systems, My Aged Care, aged care organisations and services available in your region.

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07 March 2019

Mount Gambier My Aged Care Volunteer Information Session

Join COTA SA at this free, local information session to increase your knowledge of the aged
care systems, My Aged Care, aged care organisations and services available in your region.

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28 February 2019

Yankalilla My Aged Care Community Information Session

Join COTA SA at this free, local information session to increase your knowledge of the aged
care systems, My Aged Care, aged care organisations and services available in your region.

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12 February 2019

COTA SA Conversations with Northern Seniors Living Well

Join us for the first in a series of two conversations that will focus on wellbeing. This session will explore the importance of physical exercise, good nutrition and sleep in optimising personal wellbeing, including how to manage chronic pain.

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13 December 2018

Understanding the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety

Join us at this free information session discussing the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, recently announced by the Federal Government.

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11 December 2018

COTA SA Conversations with Northern Seniors Reflect and Reset for 2019

Join us at this free information event, an opportunity to reflect on the past year and get yourself ready to make the most of 2019

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31 October 2018

Understanding My Health Record

Every Australian will soon have a My Health Record - an online summary of their health and medical information - unless they opt out. So what is it and what do you need to know?

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03 October 2018

Managing Change - when life isn't how you want it to be

Starting 3 October, this series of four sessions offers participants useful strategies for both under-standing and reducing anxieties and fears related to any life changes including end of natural life fears and anxieties.

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13 September 2018

Planning Ahead - Taking Control of Your Future

Join us at COTA SA’s free Reframing Ageing seminar, coinciding with Planning Ahead Week, about the financial, legal and health benefits of early planning for your retirement and beyond.

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05 September 2018

My Health First - Invest in Yourself

Join us at COTA SA’s free Reframing Ageing seminar celebrating national Women’s Health Week.

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01 September 2018

Andre Rieu 2018 Maastricht Concert

Before you settle in for an afternoon of Andre on the screen, we have a live musical treat for you in the form of violin virtuoso, Abdul Nanou.

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25 July 2018

Safeguarding Your Health and Wellbeing

While the recent Oakden scandal has thrust the issue of elder abuse into the public eye, there is still a lot that the community must do to keep an eye out for all forms of elder abuse – physical, sexual, psychological and, most commonly, financial. Safeguarding Your Health and Wellbeing will provide participants more information about what elder abuse is, the red flags they should look out for and how they can help protect everyone in our community.

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27 June 2018

Obligations and opportunities for older drivers

Are you an older driver? Considering retiring from driving? Considering a motorised mobility scooter?

Come and visit us at COTA SA for an information session about the obligations and opportunities for older drivers. 

 

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15 June 2018

Elder Abuse: from Prevention to Intervention

Very little research has been done on intervention and prevention strategies that produce the most effective and efficient outcome for the older person. This conference will inform delegates about the strategies developed and used by professionals in a variety of fields, such as in the legal system and in the aged care and community sectors.

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14 June 2018

Making Healthy Connections

Join COTA SA, browse information stalls, book in for a health check with UniSA,and hear a host of fantastic speakers on managing Men's Health.

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20 May 2018

Dolls, Bears, Toys and Collectables Exhibition

The Australian Plangon Society (Antuque and Modern Doll Collectors) Club is holding an exhibition of dolls, bears, toys and collectables at the Fullaton Park Community Centre. Proceeds from the event will be donated to Adelaide Koala & Wildlife Hospital.

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10 May 2018

Obligations and opportunities for older drivers

Are you an older driver? Considering retiring from driving? Considering a motorised mobility scooter?

Come and visit us at COTA SA for an information session about the obligations and opportunities for older drivers. 

 

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09 May 2018

My Aged Care - Free Community Information Session Jamestown

Members of the public are all welcomed to a relaxed, varied and locally informative gathering that will offer an opportunity to increase your knowledge of the aged care system, My Aged Care, aged care providers and services available in your region.

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02 May 2018

The National Energy Market explained in 60 minutes

Confused or confronted by the complexity of Australia's energy debate? Want to know more? This is your opportunity to hear COTA energy advocate Robyn Robinson explain how the energy market works in Australia and to discuss current issues in the energy market, particularly issues for older consumers.

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01 May 2018

My Aged Care - Free Community Information Session Port Pirie

Members of the public are all welcomed to a relaxed, varied and locally informative gathering that will offer an opportunity to increase your knowledge of the aged care system, My Aged Care, aged care providers and services available in your region.

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19 April 2018

Free Strength for Life information session at Lefevre Community Centre

Come along to a free information session and watch a Strength For Life session with current participants to see what the program is all about and if it's something you might like to try. The information session will be followed by tea & coffee and morning tea. Come along for a look and take the next step to leading an active and heathier lifestyle!

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19 April 2018

My Aged Care - Free Community Information Session Strathalbyn

Members of the public are all welcomed to a relaxed, varied and locally informative gathering that will offer an opportunity to increase your knowledge of the aged care system, My Aged Care, aged care providers and services available in your region.

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05 April 2018

April Falls Day - Having a fall is debilitating for older people.

Having a fall is debilitating for older people. Confidence lessens and the risk of another fall is very likely. If a person breaks a hip, it often results in long hospital stays, months of rehabilitation, and often an inability to stay in the family home.

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28 March 2018

Obligations and opportunities for older drivers

Are you an older driver? Considering retiring from driving? Considering a motorised mobility scooter?

Come and visit us at COTA SA for an information session about the obligations and opportunities for older drivers. 

 

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09 March 2018

Have your say at the COTA SA Election Forum in the electorate of Hurtle Vale

COTA SA is holding a public forum on ageing in the electorate of Hurlte Vale in the lead-up to the State Election to enable you to have your say on issues affecting older South Australians, including housing, employment, healthcare, cost of living and other social and environmental issues.

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08 March 2018

Living a Positive Life Toolkit

Living a Positive Life Toolkit - You are invited to participate in a free training opportunity for Community Service providers.

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