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The latest news from Age Matters

Age Matters tackles homelessness, ageism and social isolation head on. Why? Because disadvantage doesn’t discriminate.

 
Client with keys to new home
 
Client with keys to new home

Safe homes for vulnerable people

Meet John*. John (pictured) is very excited after receiving the keys to his new, safe and secure home. John’s story, unfortunately hasn’t always been a…

14 November 21
Age Matters
 
Age Matters client
 
Age Matters client

Age Matters delivers positive social impact

As an initiative of IRT Group, Age Matters publishes some of our Social Impact statistics in IRT’s Annual Report. Some of the key outcomes included…

31 October 21
Age Matters

Age Matters launches program for older people with Hoarding Disorder

Age Matters is excited to be launching our Buried in a Lifetime of Treasure program for older people who are have acquired excessive belongings and…

16 March 21
Age Matters
 
Young boy unwraps unwanted gift
 
Young boy unwraps unwanted gift

Tired of unwanted gifts?

It's super easy to ask your friends and family to donate to your favourite charity this holiday season. They don’t even need to wrap it!…

07 December 20
 
older homeless person receiving a gift
 
older homeless person receiving a gift

Giving transforms communities

The first day of December is #GivingTuesday. Your chance to be generous, feel good and #GiveWhatYouCan to support organisations like Age Matters with a small donation.It’s…

26 November 20
Age Matters
 
Older woman looking out window
 
Older woman looking out window

What does it feel like to be older and alone?

Many of our clients don’t have friends of family they can count on. We usually get referrals when an adverse life event leaves them with…

11 November 20
Age Matters
 
60,000 people are homeless every night.
 
60,000 people are homeless every night.

How workplace giving makes a real difference

Right now, everyone is struggling. Things look bleak, and morale is low across the country. But there are some people who are suffering much, much…

26 October 20
 
RUOK Men over the age of 85 suicide
 
RUOK Men over the age of 85 suicide

Eight ways you can check in with an isolated older person

Australian men aged over 85 have the highest suicide rate in Australia. We often talk about suicide rates in younger people, but with tragic numbers…

10 September 20
Age Matters

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