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  1. Tech Savvy, Scam Savvy

    The ACCC Scamwatch radar alert recently reported a spike in scam activity related to scammers impersonating well-known businesses or police in order to gain access to people’s computers to steal money...

    Tags:
    • Gerard Mansour,
    • Commissioner for Senior Victorians,
    • Technology,
    • Security
  2. Victoria Police reminds seniors of our commitment to community safety this World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

    Victoria Police reminds seniors of our commitment to community safety this World Elder Abuse Awareness Day...

    Tags:
    • Assistant Commissioner Dean McWhirter,
    • Community
  3. Seniors today … building tomorrow

    Posted 22 March 2018 by Gerard Mansour

      One hundred years ago, it was almost unthinkable that in less than a century a fair size of the population would be living healthy and productive lives into their seventies, eighties, nineties...

    Tags:
    • Gerard Mansour,
    • Commissioner for Senior Victorians
  4. Strengthening seniors inclusion

    Sharon Addy’s GP may well have saved her life the day he suggested she join a Senior Citizen’s club. Now, some 18 months later, Sharon , 62 shares her story...

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    • Sharon Addy,
    • Get involved
  5. Maintaining positive relationships

    One of my priorities as Commissioner for Senior Victorians is working on the prevention of elder abuse...

    Tags:
    • Gerard Mansour,
    • Commissioner for Senior Victorians
  6. Heat kills more Australians than any natural disaster - take care of yourself, and others

    The Bureau of Meteorology advises that it is going to be a long hot summer. Some groups of seniors, including people over 75, people with a pre-existing medical condition and those with a disability...

    Tags:
    • Gerard Mansour,
    • Commissioner for Senior Victorians
  7. Active April outdoor pursuits

    Posted 05 April 2018 by Helen

    Helen, an Active April participant tells us about her Active April outdoor pursuits I decided to become involved in Active April for the challenge of completing 30-minutes of activity...

    Tags:
    • Helen,
    • Balanced Life
  8. Staying connected using social media

    Posted 05 April 2018 by Gerard Mansour

    Digital technology is now part of our daily lives and central to how we communicate and stay connected to each other socially and as a community. It’s hard to believe that it was only in 1993 at...

    Tags:
    • Gerard Mansour,
    • Commissioner for Senior Victorians
  9. Peace of mind(fulness)

    Posted 19 October 2017 by Rob Dunlop

    How to enjoy the moment and not worry about what's happened or what lies ahead...

    Tags:
    • Rob Dunlop,
    • Mindfulness
  10. Age-old stereotypes need to be retired

    Posted 09 October 2017 by Gerard Mansour

    We need to speak with and about older people in a way that shows respect. And we need to make this conversation a priority. Staying connected to the older people we love shouldn’t be an afterthought...

    Tags:
    • Gerard Mansour,
    • Commissioner for Senior Victorians