News tagged with Community Education

Planning ahead… Think you have your bases covered?

 

You might want to take another look.

Since last year, we have been running a peer education program on Enduring Powers of Attorney (which we will refer to here as EPAs). This has been an interesting learning as we’ve explored people’s knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs about EPAs. We want to take this opportunity to share with you some of the myths and concerns we’ve encountered.

Myth: I have a will, and that covers everything I need

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Retirement Housing Options

In a nutshell, the Bill brings in a range of changes that are designed to provide better assurance and protection to current and future residents of retirement villages, including changes to exit fee and unit resale arrangements. ...

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How to Reduce Electricity Usage to Save on Your Bills

Making small changes to your electricity usage can help reduce your electricity bill and it is good for the environment too.  ...

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Getting to know Jane Holloway, Project Support Volunteer 

Jane Halloway

Since December 2015 Jane has been a valued member of the COTA Queensland team, as a Project Support Volunteer, assisting our Community Education program.

You may have spoken to her if your group has booked a Peer Education session.

While we know Jane pretty well, we wanted to share a bit more about her with you.

Can you play an instrument or speak any other languages?
No, none of these.  I love music and support the Queensland Medical Orchestra and Read the rest

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COTA Queensland & U3A Network Queensland Sign Historic MoU.

 

COTA Queensland started in 1957 as the Old People’s Welfare Council. Since then COTA Queensland has been influencing decision makers and supporting older Queenslanders.
Throughout the decades we have supported several organisations, including the first University of the Third Age (U3A) in Queensland.

The U3A Network represents 33 autonomous U3A groups throughout the state, including U3A online. U3A, provide academic, recreational and social activities in support of lifelong learning and wellbeing of senior people in their local community.

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