Women, Ageing & Disadvantage Join this symposium facilitated by well-known journalist Ellen Fanning 9.30am - 12.15pm, Wednesday 28 November Auditorium, NSW Teachers Federation Conference Centre 37 Reservoir Street, Surry Hills, 2010 Places are limited.

Register to attend at this link: https://seniorsrightsservice.org.au/women-ageing-and-disadvantage/

Registration is $25 + booking fee. Free for NSW Seniors Card holders and Seniors Rights Service members.

The event will be webcast live if you can’t make it to Surry Hills. Registration is free for the webcast. Visit the link above for more information. Respected journalist Ellen Fanning will facilitate two forums discussing the circumstances of older women throughout Australia.

• Why are older women the fastest growing demographic of people experiencing homelessness?

• Why are over 70% of older people who report abuse women?

• What research and policies are needed to halt the rapidly increasing number of older women experiencing social disadvantage?

Forum 1: What is happening? What are the issues?

Forum 2: What policies and research do we need to change this dynamic?

Visit the website for a list of speakers https://seniorsrightsservice.org.au/women-ageing-and-disadvantage/ A light lunch will be served from 12.15pm, and refreshments will be available throughout the event. Seniors Rights Service Annual General Meeting will follow the symposium at 1pm. For event inquiries contact Catalyst Events on 02 9419 4889 Seniors Rights Service is a leading community organisation that supports older people through free and confidential legal advice, aged-care advocacy and rights based education forums throughout NSW. Find out more about the organisation on our website: https://seniorsrightsservice.org.au/ Or call 1800 424 079.

Brochure - b5c34aff70ba8bbd3846b853806d59f2-SRS_A5_WomenAgeingDisadvantage_FINAL.pdf

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