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Conversations for Change
The Old Colonists’ Association of Victoria (OCAV) has initiated Conversations for Change as our contribution to thought leadership about ageing in Victoria.
July 21, 2018
In June 2018, our second Conversations For Change was Let’s Retire Retirement. The keynote speaker was Dr Kay Patterson AO, Australia’s Age Discrimination Commissioner with resident Irene Renzenbrink providing her perspective on the importance of retiring retirement.Read More
April 16, 2018
The role of new technologies in the age friendly community of 2030 was a contribution from Dr Raelene Wilding, an academic and researcher at La Trobe University. Her research has included exploring the ways in which migrants in Australia use communication technologies and visits to care for their elderly parents in the home country.Read More
Is Homeshare the Answer? Was a contribution from Dr Patricia Edgar, the author of In Praise of Ageing ( 2013), PEAK, Reinventing Middle Age (With Don Edgar) 2017, who attended the first Conversations for Change.Read More
CEO Phillip Wohlers has overseen some big changes at OCAV. But their model of personalised care and community building is something that won't change under his 'watch'.