Seniors.gov.au provides you with a single point of access to Government and non-Government information and services for older Australians.
Provides useful advice to veterans and their families, including information about pensions and allowances. It also provides a wide range of support services, such as Veterans' Home Care, health care and related services, transport and housing assistance.
The Seniors Information Service is a free and confidential information and referal service for older people, their families and carers in NSW. The service helps older people make informed decisions about daily life, find ways to improve the quality of their life and live actively and independently.
The NSW State Government introduced the Seniors Card scheme in 1992 to encourage older people to enjoy an active and healthy retirement. The scheme is free to join, is not assets-tested and you are not required to disclose your income. To qualify, you must be a New South Wales permanent resident, aged 60 or over and work no more than 20 hours a week
The Aged-care Rights Service (TARS) is a community legal centre that provides advocacy for the residents of Commonwealth funded hostels and nursing homes, self-care retirement villages and recipients of in-home aged care in NSW. We also give information on the costs associated with entering an aged care facility and give advice on retirement village contracts. All calls to TARS are confidential.
COTA NSW is the peak organisation for people over 50 in our state. As an independent, apolitical, consumer-based, non-government organisation, we've always had to work strategically to ensure that the interests of our constituents are met.
The CAPS is an Australian Government Scheme that provides a payment to assist eligible people who have permanent and severe incontinence to meet some of the costs of their incontinence products.
IPTAAS is a transport and accommodation subsidy scheme that assists people in isolated and rural communities to gain access to specialist medical treatment not available in their own area.
Alzheimer's Australia NSW supports leadership in dementia policy and services, encourages and participates in research initiatives and aims to extend the knowledge and skills of others working with people with dementia, their families and carers.
The My Aged Care website has been established by the Australian Government to help you navigate the aged care system. My Aged Care is part of the Australian Government’s changes to the aged care system which have been designed to give people more choice, more control and easier access to a full range of aged care services.