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August 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 amFree – $20
Being Curious is a series of presentations from local SA and national initiatives who are curious about enhancing the lives of diverse populations in the community. This series will engage the listener with projects that will encourage you to get more curious. Once your curiosity is sparked, it will kindle further action to engage with these projects, connect older people from your service to them or even ignite your own ventures.
This is an opportunity to find out more about grass roots ideas which aim to impact the lives of marginalised or vulnerable people by strengthening their capacities physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually.
Thursday, 6 August: The Plug-in (COTA SA)
COTA SA’s social enterprise The Plug-in, is a specialist consumer engagement and insights consultancy which connects people aged 50+ with government, business, industry and researchers who want to understand them better. The Plug-in has delivered numerous projects for clients across a wide range of sectors, all with a strong focus on how organisations can engage better with their older customers. This presentation will impart some of their top line insights for engaging effectively with older people, drawn from The Plug-in project case studies, and will be of interest to anyone aged 50+, and to any organisation who wants to connect, engage with and understand people over 50 better.
Outcomes of session:
✓ Learn about The Plug-in and how it works & discover ways to generate insights into older people to improve products, services and policies
✓ take-away actionable insights for engaging and communicating better with older people
✓ Explore ways older people can become part of The Plug-in Influencer community
Better Practice Project’s role is to support the Aged Services sector in developing the capacity of older people and the workforce which assists them to access their best lives. Our aim is to share information about these organisations and projects because they are striving to enhance the experiences of older people in the community.
These sessions will begin at 10am (Adelaide time). Grab a coffee and join us in Being Curious!
Registered participants will receive the Zoom link prior to the event.
** Note: That this session commences at 10.00 am Adelaide time