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Information Sessions at Catalyst Foundation

Catalyst Foundation offers a range of seminars on a variety of topics. See What’s on this month!

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  • Tips for Internet Banking and Online Shopping
    10:00 -11:30
    2020-02-04

    149 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    149 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    With online banking and shopping, you no longer need to go to your bank branch and you can buy just about anything you need online at your convenience.
    However, it is important to be aware of important do’s and don’ts regarding
    how to stay safe online.
    Key learning outcomes:
    • How to check if you are using a secure Internet connection
    • Explore online banking, including online services
    • How banking “Apps” work
    • How to ensure proper virus protection
    • Understanding online shopping
    Call us today to book your spot Tel. (08) 8168 8776 or information@catalystfoundation.com.au

    Cost: $5/session (general public)
    Wi-Fi available

  • Be Scam Safe
    12:00 -13:30
    2020-02-04

    149 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    149 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    Scams are increasing targeting seniors and in 2018 combined financial losses to scams reported $ 489.7 Million
    •    What is a Scam and contact methods used for scams
    •    Trends and Types of Scams
    •    Be Scam Safe ( Do’s and Don’ts)
    •    How to achieve mobile phone security
    •    How to report a scam

    Cost: $5.00

    Bookings essential call Tel 868 8776

     

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  • LGBTI+ Book Club
    13:00 -15:00
    2020-02-05

    149 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    149 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    For everyone interested in reading and discussing books.

    First Wednesday of every month.

    For queries contact Lucy on 8168 8776

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  • Retirement Village Seminar
    10:00 -12:00
    2020-02-11

    149 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    149 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    Moving into a retirement village is a big step and involves a large financial commitment so it’s essential that you fully evaluate your options, understand the contract, the costs and benefits involved and the possible impact on your lifestyle.

    Key learning outcomes:
    • What to consider – To move or not to move?
    • What options are available in South Australia
    • Possible fees and charges and how they apply
    • Legislation and contracts – what they cover and don’t cover
    • Searching for a retirement village
    • What to look for – a housing design checklist.

    Cost: $5/session (general public)
    Bookings essential. please call Tel 8168 8776.

  • Financial Planning for Retirement
    12:30 -14:00
    2020-02-11

    149 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    149 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    Retiring from the workforce is a difficult step. Can you afford to do it? Do you have the right strategies in place? Understanding the financial impacts of retiring is important to know and plan for in advance. Making the most out of what you have and ensuring that you obtain any government support available to you can, help create a comfortable retirement.

    Key learning outcomes:
    • What level of income or savings is needed in retirement?
    • Strategies to improve your retirement income
    • How to choose a financial planner?
    • How the financial planning process works? What can you expect?
    • Centrelink – an overview of entitlements and eligibility requirements
    • Tips for working with Centrelink.

    Cost: $5/session (general public)
    Bookings essential. Please call Tel. 8168 8776

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  • Accessing Help at Home (CHSP) Seminar
    10:00 -12:00
    2020-02-18

    149 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    149 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    It is important to have freedom of choice and support to live independently at home as you get older. In this seminar we discuss the different support service available to help you with your daily tasks, or specific needs.

    Key learning outcomes:

    • Understanding what services are available under the Commonwealth Home Support Program
    • Understanding what the eligibility criteria is for each level of service and the process to access the services
    • Learning about other Commonwealth Government funded services that may be appropriate for you

    Cost: $5/session (general public), includes coffee and tea. Call 8168 8776 for bookings.

  • Aged Care Fees and Charges Seminar
    12:30 -14:30
    2020-02-18

    149 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    149 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    In this seminar, we discuss fees and charges which apply to consumers who enter residential aged care on or after 1 July 2014. Several common examples are shared and we have plenty of time for Q&A.

    Key learning outcomes:

    • How the costs of living in an aged care home are determined
    • What information is needed to assess costs in aged care
    • Who does the financial assessment
    • What options are available to pay the costs
    • What are the implications for Centrelink payments

    Call 8168 8776 for bookings. Cost: Free. 

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  • Experience of Older People – Impacts of assumptions in a “Good Life” seminar
    09:30 -11:30
    2020-02-19

    149 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    149 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    This is a great introductory session for people new to the workforce or want to enhance their work practice. To work in a way that enhances the lives of older people by supporting their independence, choices and control over their lives. Motivation comes from knowing what a good life looks like. Exploring with an older person, what makes a good life for them, can lead to discoveries that build connections, understanding and esteem.

    Learning Outcomes:

    • Greater understanding of the experiences of older people.
    • An opportunity to examine the negative impact of language, assumptions and ageism on the lives of older people.
    • Identify ways we can support people in our work to strengthen their independence and active aging for good lives outcomes.

    Bookings essential, please call Catalyst on 8168 8776

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  • LGBTI+ Coffee Catch-up @ Lucia’s
    11:00 -12:00
    2020-02-20

    Adelaide Central Market, 44 – 60 Gouger St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

    Adelaide Central Market, 44 – 60 Gouger St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

    For LGBTI+ people, friends and allies.

    Third Thursday of every month at Lucia’s Adelaide Central Market (south West edge).

    Look for the rainbow flag!

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  • Estate Planning Seminar
    10:00 -12:00
    2020-02-25

    149 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    149 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    It’s important to ensure your Will, Power of Attorney and Advance Care Directive are up-to-date and accurately reflect your wishes. This seminar will cut through the legal jargon, and will help you walk through all the important aspects of Estate Planning.

    Key learning outcomes:
    • The essential documents that make up your estate plan – Will, Advance Care Directive and Enduring Power of Attorney – and why you need them in place;
    • What happens if you die without a will?
    • What happens when someone dies – what is probate and when is it needed?

    Cost: $5/session (general public)
    Bookings essential. please call Tel 8168 8776.

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