Healthy Ageing

Last updated Aug 27, 2020

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Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander

AIHW - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 50 and over

Insights into vulnerabilities of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 50 and over.

AIHW - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 50 and over
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Active Living

Victorian Active Ageing Partnership (VAAP)

Increasing opportunities for participation in physical activity for older Victorians.

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Age Friendly Communities

Municipal Association of Victoria - Positive Ageing

Supporting councils to better understand the needs and aspirations of older people.

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WHO - Ageing and Life Course

Improving the lives of older people, their families, and the communities in which they live.

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Ageism

Australian Human Rights Commission - Age Discrimination

Focusing on older workers, elder abuse and older women at risk of homelessness.

Australian Human Rights Commission - Age Discrimination
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Council on the Ageing (COTA)

Promoting, improving and protecting the wellbeing of older people in Australia.

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EveryAGE Counts

Tackling ageism against older Australians.

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Old School

A clearinghouse with resources to educate people about ageism.

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Carers

Carers Victoria

A statewide voice for family carers, representing and providing support to carers in Victoria.

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Cultural & Linguistic Diversity

Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia

Advocating on behalf of older people from CALD backgrounds, their families, and carers.

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Dementia Friendly

Dementia Friendly Hub

A resource hub for individuals, communities, practitioners and organisations.

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DHHS Dementia-friendly environments

Online resource for service providers, carers and families who support people with dementia.

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Elder Abuse

Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS)

An overview of elder abuse in Australia.

Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS)
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National Plan 2019: Protecting the rights of older Australians

A framework for ongoing cooperation, action and monitoring against five key priority areas.

National Plan 2019: Protecting the rights of older Australians
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Seniors Rights Victoria

Providing information, support, advice and education to help prevent elder abuse.

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End of Life

Palliative Care Victoria

The peak body for palliative care and end of life care.

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Health & Wellbeing

AIHW - Older People

An overview of a diverse and growing population group.

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DHHS Wellbeing and Participation

Improving the health and wellbeing of older Victorians.

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Housing & Homelessness

Housing for the Aged Action Group (HAAG)

Working with older people to achieve housing justice and social justice.

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LGBTIQ

Val's LGBTI Ageing & Aged Care

Improving healthy ageing pathways for older LGBTI people, their visibility, and inclusion.

Val's LGBTI Ageing & Aged Care
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Silver Rainbow LGBTI Ageing & Aged Care

Promoting the well-being of LGBTI elders.

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Mental Health

Beyond Blue - Older People

Information and resources to meet the specific need of Older People experiencing depression.

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Supports & Services

Council on the Ageing (COTA)

Promoting, improving and protecting the wellbeing of older people in Australia.

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Department of Health - Aged Care

A starting point for information about Aged Care.

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Seniors Online Victoria

An online community with a range of information for older people.

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Useful Websites

AAG Grey Literature Library

Resources to improve the experience of ageing.

AAG Grey Literature Library
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