Middle aged and older Australians suffered the brunt of scams in September with those aged 45 to 54 the hardest hit financially during the month and the aged 65 and over reporting the highest number of scams at 5,642.
Australians have lost over $70 million to bogus investment scams in the first half of this year and a massive increase in losses are predicted by the end of the year, according to the consumer watchdog the ACCC.
Researchers at the University of South Australia have undertaken a project to use virtual reality to simulate planned upgrades to roads and pedestrian areas in order to improve road safety for older people.
Australians who are older, Indigenous or have disabilities reported record losses to scammers in 2018, according to the latest Scamwatch report from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.
NBN Co says that Australians connected to the network "are twice as likely to enrol in online learning courses" and that older Australians are getting in on the action, too.
Newly released data shows there is growing demand for home care services for older Australians, promoting a call for an urgent need for a review of government resourcing of its "Increasing Choice in Home Care" reforms.
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