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Innovation in Ageing Challenge

on Friday, January 16, 2015

The three winners of South Australia’s Innovation in Ageing Challenge will share in $100,000 in grants, aimed to assist in the development of innovative projects that engage and benefit seniors. 

Minister for Ageing Zoe Bettison announced the winners at an event in December at The Australian Centre for Social Innovation (TACSI).

Hip Hop-Eration

on Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Who said your Grandmother couldn’t be a Hip Hop star? These hip-hoppers may each be almost a century young, but for Kara (94), Maynie (95) and Terri (93), the journey to the Las Vegas World Hip Hip Dance Championships is just the beginning of a life’s journey.

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.'

 

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