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Past Events

Past Events

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


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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07 March 2018

Have your say at the COTA SA Leaders Election Forum

COTA SA is holding a public Leaders forum on ageing 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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06 March 2018

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

COTA SA is holding a public forum on ageing in the electorate of Wright 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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12 December 2017

Tell Us What Matters - COTA SA Election Conversation Salisbury

COTA SA is holding a series of conversations with older people in the pre election period. The conversations will contribute to the development of the COTA SA state election platform

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29 November 2017

Aged Care Workforce Strategy Taskforce

The Turnbull Government recently announced an expert taskforce to develop a wide-ranging workforce strategy, focussed on supporting safe, quality aged care for Australians. Through being involved in the Taskforce, there is an opportunity to help inform the development of the Aged Care Workforce Strategy.

 

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29 November 2017

My Aged Care - Free Community Information Session

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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22 November 2017

Take a Minute, Change a Life

The theme of World Suicice Prevention Day this year was 'Take a Minute, Change a Life' - taking a minute can make all the difference to someone you care about - or to yourself. COTA SA is pleased to be hosting this event to raise awareness of the issues around older people's mental health and we hope you'll join us to learn more.

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22 November 2017

The inaugural Ageing Well Revolution conference will be held on 22-23 November 2017

The Premier of South Australia and the Economic Development Board of South Australia have convened the first ever Ageing Well Revolution: Insights into the Business and Social Opportunities of Modern Ageing international conference.

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16 November 2017

Tell Us What Matters - COTA SA Election Conversation Rostrevor

COTA SA is holding a series of conversations with older people in the pre election period. The conversations will contribute to the development of the COTA SA state election platform

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16 November 2017

Advanced iPad and iPhone

Do you use an iPad or iPhone and want to know how to get the most out of your device? Then join us at our advanced iPad and iPhone workshop.

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15 November 2017

My Aged Care - Free Community Information Session

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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09 November 2017

Introduction to iPad

Join us at our introduction to iPad workshop. The workshop is designed for beginner users and will cover the essential skills of using iPads.

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06 November 2017

My Aged Care - Free Community Information Session

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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06 November 2017

You are invited to the COTA SA 2017 AGM

You are invited to the COTA SA annual general meeting. Guest speaker is Dr Mike Rungie, Chair of the Ageing Well
Sub-Committee of the Economic Development Board of SA.

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06 November 2017

Tell Us What Matters - COTA SA Election Conversation Adelaide

COTA SA is holding a series of conversations with older people in the pre election period. The conversations will contribute to the development of the COTA SA state election platform

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02 November 2017

Want to know more about My Aged Care and the Commonwealth Home Support Programme?

Learn how to maximise your independence through the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP). Then talk to our trained volunteers who will be available to provide information, resources and help you discover My Aged Care and how to access help.

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01 November 2017

Tell Us What Matters - COTA SA Election Conversation Yankalilla

COTA SA is holding a series of conversations with older people in the pre election period. The conversations will contribute to the development of the COTA SA state election platform

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