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Past Events

Past Events

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


17 October 2019

Disability, Ageing and Lifestyle Expo

Adelaide’s largest and most iconic Disability and Ageing community event is back! For one day only, gain access to up-to-date information and have the opportunity to connect and hear directly from over 200 businesses and organisations.

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08 October 2019

COTA SA Conversations with Northern Seniors: ZestFest

October is ZestFest month and this month's October Conversation is joining in on the fun! Join us for 'Zestfest - A celebration of the arts, fun and wellbeing'

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26 September 2019

Royal Commission into Aged Care LGBTI Consultation

The Royal Commission into Aged Care continues. Join us for this consultation: The National LGBTI Health Alliance is coming to Adelaide to speak with LGBTI older people and elders, and their carers.

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17 September 2019

Unley Aged Care Community Information Session

Heard about My Aged Care? Want to know more? COTA SA’s experienced volunteers will be on hand for free, walk-in information sessions.

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09 September 2019

Listening Posts

Join us at our pop-up listening posts in regional South Australia we'd like to hear first-hand the unique challenges facing older Australians living in these areas - share what matters to you, what works for you and what doesn’t.

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04 September 2019

Women's Health Week: Spotlight on Health

Our ever popular Women's Health Week event is back for 2019 - join us to hear about all things women's health.

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29 August 2019

LGBTI Launch and Afternoon Tea

Join us for our Community Visitors Scheme launch and afternoon tea.

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23 August 2019

Penola 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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21 August 2019

Naracoorte 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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15 August 2019

National Scams Awareness Week - Information Session

We're pleased this year to be hosting this free information session for National Scams Awareness Week, presented by our ZestFest oration sponsor, nbn. Come along to find out how to protect yourself from scams, and learn tips on how to be safe in the online domain.

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14 August 2019

ZestFest Writing Workshop

Get inspired and pick up a pen at our free writing workshop designed to assist people who are interested in submitting a piece of writing for the ZestFest Writer's Prize, or anyone who may just want to explore their creativity with composition.

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07 August 2019

SALA COTA Paint Artists Talk

Each week, Monday Art gather together…like-minded people. Sharing ideas, discussing aesthetics, exploring ideas, stimulating the imagination, developing skills, reimagining retirement and importantly creating art…check us out!

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01 August 2019

COTA Paint - Sala Exhibition

Each week, Monday Art gather together…like-minded people. Sharing ideas, discussing aesthetics, exploring ideas, stimulating the imagination, developing skills, reimagining retirement and importantly creating art…check us out!

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24 July 2019

Reframing Ageing: Safer Online Shopping

Join us for our latest Reframing Ageing Seminar. Did you know, over 9 million Australians are choosing to shop online? It's convenient, you can read reviews of the products (and shops) in advance, you can shop around for better deals, and you can potentially access products not available in your local stores. But even the most savvy of online shoppers need to be aware of potential security risks so they can protect themselves.

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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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