Award-winning volunteer unites seniors in Melbourne’s west

Jagdish Chander received the 2022 COTA Senior Achiever Award for his volunteer work with Indian seniors’ clubs in Melbourne’s west. Colin Brooks MP (left), 2022 COTA Senior Achiever Award recipient Jagdish Chander (centre) and Governor of Victoria Linda Dessau...

Experiencing financial hardship? Here are some tips to help

Many older people living on pensions or low incomes can find themselves in financial hardship. Financial counsellors can provide free advice and help you access available support. By Kay Dilger, Head of Financial Wellbeing, SECL Angelina*, 67, had recently retired and...

Community gardening project helping people with dementia

The Reminiscing Garden project in Melbourne’s south east is a creative space for family and friends impacted by dementia in a new and sustainable environment. By Norminda Forteza, Chaplain, Australian Filipino Community Services | March 21, 2023 The friendly...

ECCV supporting carer groups across Melbourne

ECCV’s Recognising and Respecting Carers from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds project supports carer groups across Melbourne by delivering information sessions and activities that provide much-needed respite. Members of the Al-Emaan Muslim Women’s...