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Category Aged care reforms
Date published
June 2022

My Aged Care launches extra face-to-face support across 29 locations

There are now 29 additional Aged Care Specialist Officers (ACSO) providing face-to-face aged care support at select Services Australia locations.

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Category General announcements
Date published
June 2022

Webinar: Preventing sexual assault of people with dementia in residential aged care

The Older Person’s Advocacy Network (OPAN) will host a webinar on how to prevent sexual assaults of older people with dementia in residential aged care.

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Category General announcements
Date published
June 2022

Webinar: Diversity and inclusion in aged care

The Older Person Advocacy Network (OPAN) invites you to a webinar to discover how diversity education can make aged care services more inclusive.

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Category General announcements
Date published
May 2022

Auslan video interpreting services are now available

You can now contact My Aged Care through a free Auslan video interpreting service. The three-way video chat is available if yourself or a loved one is Deaf, Deafblind or hard of hearing.

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Category Case studies
Date published
May 2022

Jeff was encouraged to get help after talking to his neighbours

Jeff had a passion for gardening. But one day, an injury made him realise some changes were needed. With some support from My Aged Care, he receives gardening support, and now his garden looks better than ever.

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Category General announcements
Date published
May 2022

Webinar: Everybody's Oma - a family’s dementia journey

The Older Person’s Advocacy Network (OPAN) is hosting a webinar with the creators of the dementia-focused documentary, Everybody’s Oma.

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Category Aged care reforms
Date published
April 2022

Have your say on how older Australians receive care at home

The Department of Health is changing how home care is delivered. You can help shape the future of in-home aged care by telling us what services are important to you.

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Category General announcements
Date published
April 2022

Program in Focus: Re-Engaging Volunteers into Residential Aged Care Facilities

If you need extra social support at your aged care home, there is help available. The Re-engaging Volunteers into Residential Aged Care Facilities program can link you to a volunteer support network.

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Category General announcements
Date published
April 2022

‘Be Connected’ podcast helps you stay safe online

There’s now a new podcast series to help keep you safe online. Be Connected answers common technology questions for older Australians and provides useful tips on how to protect yourself online.

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Category General announcements
Date published
April 2022

Webinar: Aged care and your rights – how advocacy supports you

The Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN) is inviting you to attend a free webinar and learn how to better navigate the aged care system.

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Category Latest website features
Date published
April 2022

New Home Care Package costs checker now live

The Find a provider tool has been updated to make it easier for people to view and compare costs information.

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Category General announcements
Date published
March 2022

It’s going to get easier to manage your Home Care Package Budget

If you, or someone you care for, receives services through a Home Care Package, you may soon notice a change to your monthly statements.

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Category COVID-19
Date published
February 2022

Webinar: COVID-19 updates for people living in aged care homes

You’re invited to a free webinar, to learn about the latest COVID-19 updates for people living in aged care homes.

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Category COVID-19
Date published
February 2022

Webinar: COVID-19 updates for people living in aged care homes

You’re invited to a free webinar, to learn about the latest COVID-19 updates for people living in aged care homes.

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Category General announcements
Date published
January 2022

Webinar: Aged care support for older LGBTIQ people

The Older Person’s Advocacy Network (OPAN) will host a free online webinar to talk about inclusive aged care services and support available if you identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and/or queer (LGBTIQ).

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Category General announcements
Date published
January 2022

Congratulations to the Senior Australian of the Year 2022

St John Ambulance volunteer Valmai Dempsey has been named the Senior Australian of the Year 2022.

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Category General announcements
Date published
December 2021

You’re invited to a free online Christmas performance

The Older Person’s Advocacy Network (OPAN) is inviting older Australians and aged care homes to be part of an online Christmas celebration.

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Category Latest website features
Date published
December 2021

New features to My Aged Care website – December 2021

Read about the latest updates and features that were added to the My Aged Care website in December — including a new homepage, new costs information and improvements to help you connect with aged care providers.

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Category General announcements
Date published
November 2021

Webinar: The Ageing Mosaic – First Nations Communities

The Older Person’s Advocacy Group is hosting a webinar to help older First Nations Australians, their families and carers with strategies to age well.

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Category General announcements
Date published
October 2021

Webinar: Your wellbeing - Social and emotional strategies

The Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN) will host a webinar next Tuesday, 26 October, to help older Australians and carers adjust to life as COVID-19 restrictions ease.

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