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Be Aware Of Fraud: How to Protect Yourself

on Wednesday, January 14, 2015

In a world where advanced technologies are becoming more prevalent, the threat of fraud is also significantly increased. 

The elderly are more likely to become victims of fraud than any other crime, and occurs most often when goods or services are sold or purchased over the telephone or via door-to-door traders.

The best way to avoid being caught by fraud is to be aware - stay informed about the latest con schemes by reading the newspaper, watching the TV and talking to friends and family. 

Busted: Six Myths About Ageing

on Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Anne Tergesen, the Wall Street Journal’s retirement columnist, has created a list of myths and stereotypes commonly associated ageing and busted them all! Diving into extensive research, Tergesen put together an article titled ‘Why Everything You Think About Ageing May Be Wrong.'

 

Federal Government To Support Early-Career Dementia Researchers

on Monday, January 12, 2015

It was announced last week that the Federal Government has pledged $46 million to support early-career dementia researchers.  

The Hon. Christopher Pyne MP stated that the government has committed to provide joint fellowships under a new scheme funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council and the Australian Research Council.

Aged care funds raised on the golf course

By on Friday, December 19, 2014

Aged care representatives from around Victoria gathered at Greenacres Golf Club on a sunny November afternoon to raise funds for their host, a not-for-profit aged care organisation with over 650 residents across seven facilities.

The provider, Catholic Homes, hosted its fourth Charity Golf Day on November 21 in the presence of golf industry professionals from the House of Golf Malvern, Carl and Justin, who were more than happy to share their tips and tricks with the competitors.

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