Join the Melbourne City branch of National Seniors Australia and learn about ethical investments from guest speaker David Patterson.
Join the Capricornia branch for their March meeting with a special guest speaker Omar Palov from Astute Advisory.
The Australian population is ageing. Responding to this demographic change is critical to both capitalise on the opportunities and meet the challenges population ageing presents. Successful ageing represents principles adopted by different actors to improve outcomes for older people and society generally. It describes individuals' experience of 'the best old age possible'. Achieving it offers a range of benefits to individuals and the community as a whole in the context of population ageing.
Many have supported family, friends or neighbours to live at home during times of ill health or increasing frailty, and have faced tough decisions on how best to care for them. Join the Floreat and Districts branch of National Seniors Australia for a seminar style meeting.
Join us for breakfast and our seminar: Financial implications of transitioning to retirement presented by Basil La Brooy, Senior Officer National Seniors Financial Information Desk.
National Seniors would like to know your thoughts on the Community Visitors Scheme, under which volunteers make regular visits to older people in aged care homes or to recipients of home care packages.
The aim of the scheme is to enhance the lives of aged care consumers through the contact they have with community volunteers, with benefits such as increased self-esteem or general feeling of wellbeing, feeling cared for and/or connected to the community, and reduced feelings of loneliness or isolation.
Join the Melbourne City branch of National Seniors Australia for an informative presentation from leading stockbroking firm Ord Minnett aimed at improving financial literacy.
Join the Floreat and Districts branch for an informative presentation on military memorabilia followed by a tribute to those who've sacrificed for their country.
An information session will be held to gauge the interest of the community in re-opening a National Seniors branch in Rockhampton. This is your chance to provide input into the kinds of activities you would like offered and express interest in being an office bearer on the committee.
An active social life can help ward off depression in women when they stop driving, a new study has found.
University of Queensland School of Psychology Professor Nancy Pachana said that older women were more likely to stop driving prematurely and also were more vulnerable to depression than older men.
“There’s a sense of losing control and independence when you stop driving so it’s important to have social support and take action to put alternatives in place before you or a loved one has to stop,” Dr Pachana said.