Information Sessions for CALD Seniors’ Groups

ECCV is committed to advocating for and supporting CALD seniors’ groups in Victoria. One of the ways we do this is to offer free information sessions on a range of issues designed to promote the health and wellbeing of group members and to improve the sustainability of the groups.

Each information session runs between 1 to 2 hours and is adapted to meet the needs of your group. Sessions are conducted in language where possible.

You can request one of the following information sessions for your seniors’ group:

Respectful Relationships for Seniors in our Community

This information session raises awareness about the rights of older people, helps to identify if older family members are being mistreated and provides information about appropriate support services. The session also raises awareness about what preventative measures people can put in place to ensure that their rights are being protected.

Financial Planning and Benefits for Seniors

This information session includes topics related to payments and services available to seniors including aged care pension, managing income & assets, age care services, budgeting & saving, retirement planning & superannuation.

Improving Computer and Online Skills

This information session is aimed at supporting leaders of community groups to improve their knowledge and skills in using technology, connect with support agencies online and prepare online applications for grants. Participants will also learn how to arrange digital literacy training for the members of their seniors’ group on using their mobile phone, tablet (iPad) and computer to access social media, use Telehealth, shop online and stay safe on the internet.

 

Governance and Funding Opportunities for Seniors’ Groups

This information session is aimed at group leaders interested in learning about grants and funding opportunities available to help support their seniors’ groups. Topics covered include where to look for grants; how to submit grant applications; how to prepare reports and how to manage grants.

 

Book a Session for your seniors’ group 

If you would like to organise an information session for your seniors’ group, please contact Tonina Gucciardo-Masci, Ageing Well Lead at tgmasci@eccv.org.au or on 0478 218 564

 

     

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