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State Trustees Australia Foundation grants $200K for ageing, disability and mental health support

State Trustees Australia Foundation has awarded over $200,000 to 22 organisations for projects that aid individuals disadvantaged by ageing, disability and/or mental health as part of its annual Grassroots Grants program.  The Grants program aims to help people live independently and build and maintain physical, emotional and spiritual wellbeing and resilience, as well as reduce […]

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First projects awarded under new Elder Abuse Prevention and Response grants program

State Trustees Australia Foundation have awarded a total of $167,171 for three projects as part of their Elder Abuse Prevention and Response grants program.  This unique program is an extension of the Foundation’s philanthropic commitment to the area of Ageing Well. State Trustees Australia Foundation was established in 1994 as a public charitable trust administered […]

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Securing their Future Publication

Securing their Future was first published as Thinking Ahead in 1990. State Trustees has contributed to the development of the advice for those caring for a person with a decision-making disability. Download ‘Securing their Future Publication 2016’

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$60,000 for dementia care research projects

State Trustees Australia Foundation recently funded two dementia care research projects to help people with dementia and their carers retain their independence and cope with depression and anxiety. This first project will explore ways to reduce unnecessary hospital admissions for people with dementia. Although hospitalisation is often necessary, admissions related to issues such as carer […]

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day -15 June 2016

State Trustees recently commissioned a piece of market research to investigate family legacy and elder abuse among Victorians – the research examined attitudes and behaviours relating to wills, power of attorney and executorships, as well as some of the contributors to under-reported problems, particularly around family legacy and financial elder abuse. New Limited have utilised the research in an article leading up to World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on 15 June 2016.

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7 Reasons Why You Need a Will

With the recent passing of Prince and subsequent news he died without a will, what should be a time of reflection and mourning may now be hijacked by a litany of claims and contests against his vast estate. This is not a new story. Notable stars who’ve also died without a will include Jimi Hendrix […]

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