Stay up to date with the latest news from COTA SA including our latest advocacy work, program and service updates and other relevant news for older South Australians.
22 February 2023
Stories of Acting and Adapting to the Changing Climate
We'll be sharing inspirational stories of how people are acting and adapting the changing climate. Today: Tim and Sarah from Coromandel East shared their experience of installing a Powerwall Battery and the unexpected bonus that came with it.
23 June 2021
New Older People’s Mental Health Unit at Modbury
Letter to Hon Stephen Wade MLC Minister for Health and Wellbeing with congratulations on the allocation in yesterday’s budget to rebuild the older people’s acute mental health unit, currently at Lyell McEwen Hospital at Modbury Hospital.
22 June 2021
Mental health funding welcomed but more targeted support needed in State Budget
COTA SA has welcomed funding announced for a new 16-place acute mental health facility for older people in today’s State Budget.
15 June 2021
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
Widespread, sometimes unconscious, ageism causes us to undervalue older lives ... Ageism is at the heart of elder abuse
7 June 2021
Inaugural meeting planned this month for COTA SA’s Yorke Peninsula Advisory Group
Older people across the Yorke Peninsula are being invited to attend the very first meeting of the COTA SA Yorke Peninsula Advisory Group.
31 May 2021
Climate Change Group Workshop Update
On May 27, the Climate Change Group held a planning session at the Joinery
31 May 2021
Climate Change Group Workshop
On May 27, the Climate Change Group held a planning session at the Joinery.
20 May 2021
Conversation with Salisbury Seniors
What a wonderful turn out we had on Tuesday at our most recent COTA SA and City of Salisbury, SA, Australia Conversation with Salisbury Seniors - Food, Flavours and Friendships - nourishment for a good life.
17 May 2021
National Volunteer Week 2021
Staff and volunteers embraced #colouryourcommunityred when they got together for COTA SA's volunteer week celebration today.
26 April 2021
Ageism to blame for substandard ageing experience
Ageism is pernicious and pervasive. It is the reason we needed a Royal Commission intoaged care. Ageism is at the heart of the low expectations we have about our ageing.
19 April 2021
Postcards project helps mark moment in history
Hundreds of older South Australians have documented their experience of the COVID-19 pandemic, as part of COTA SA’s Postcards from Behind the COVID Curtain project.
12 April 2021
New program fosters social connections & improved wellbeing for those aged 50+
A new free program by COTA SA is supporting the health and wellbeing of older South Australians by connecting them with their community, helping them participate in social activities and facilitating access to services.