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Commonly asked questions about the Victorian Seniors Card
Explore news and information for older Victorians
Thoughts and information from members of the Victorian community
Browse videos from our information and get involved collection, and get in the groove with the 2020 Victorian Seniors Festival reimagined
Audio snippets including 'Seniors Updates' from the Commissioner for Senior Victorians
Australia's first people, Aboriginal people have lived here for over 50,000 years
Gerard Mansour is a highly respected and passionate advocate for the needs of older people.
Victoria is home to one of the most culturally diverse societies in the world. Read more about our diversity and organisations supporting multicultural seniors.
In 2020 in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), we gathered information on local support services to residents, including older people. This information will be updated in the coming months.
Learn more about elder abuse and where to seek help
Play sudoku, trivia, crosswords, code cracker or wordsearch. Games updated every day!
Learn more about scams, and how to avoid them.
Services available to older Victorians such as help at home, residential care, health & support services
Information and advice on living a healthy life direct from the Better Health Channel
Plan well for retirement with these helpful suggestions
Find out how to save money when shopping, travelling and in the home
Frequently asked questions about services that are available to senior Victorians, and where to find information about these services
Every year the Festival works with performers who share the Festival values. Even though we are online - this year is no different. Check out their performances and get in the groove.
During October 2020, local council and community organisations are holding online events as part of the Victorian Seniors Festival
We’re excited to announce a program of radio entertainment to this year’s Victorian Seniors Festival reimagined. You can listen online or download classic to contemporary programs, including music and entertainment, radio plays, spoken word and poetry. Community radio across Victoria are also broadcasting.
New videos each day this week, starting with the Festival Dance Spectacular, followed by 4 episodes of the Story of the 2020 Festival reimagined and our final 3 performer videos for 2020
Nominations for the 2021 Victorian Senior of the Year Awards are now open! Help us celebrate those Victorians whose kindness and generosity make our state stronger and fairer by nominating a senior today!
The 2020 Victorian Seniors Festival reimagined is brought to you with the support of our partners.
The Community Visitors Scheme is funded by the Australian government and plays a vital role in providing companionship for older people
The Ethnic Communities Council of Victoria a member driven peak body committed to empowering people from culturally diverse backgrounds.
The Northern Federation of Ethnic Senior Citizens Clubs is an association of more than 80 clubs
FriendLine is available for anyone who needs to reconnect or just wants a chat.
Probus is about Friendship and Fun in retirement.
The Association of Senior Italian Citizens’ Clubs of Victoria includes over 90 senior citizens’ clubs for Italian-Australians operating throughout Victoria
TRY is a social purpose organisation delivering access to early learning, mentoring for the vulnerable and those at-risk, and training and employment opportunities for those wanting to try, but have not had the chance.
U3As provides low-cost learning to older people to encourage them to stay active and engaged, Australia wide.
The Victorian Multicultural Commision encourages Victorians from all backgrounds to connect and socialise, participate and have your say
Neighbourhood Houses provide a place for people together to come together to learn in and contribute to their local community.
Men’s Sheds are a place for men to go for a chat, to meet with other men, put their skills to use and support each other.
Public libraries are more than stacks of books. They are fantastic social and cultural activity hubs that play an important role in our communities.
Family is pivotal in these lives of senior Victorians living in aged care. From the ones they were born into, to the ones they created themselves.
Working life really defined these senior Victorians living in aged care, and what a wealth of working experiences they've enjoyed and toiled with.
An active community life or giving back to society has been a passion for these senior Victorians living in aged care.
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COVID-19 vaccines are being made available to people in phases as part of the Australian Government vaccine program. To find out more visit the Coronavirus website.
Drawing on the insights provided by 5,000 older people, the Commissioner for Senior Victorians has published this Report with the 8 key attributes to ageing well.
Keeping fit, healthy and active doesn’t mean hours on the treadmill, bending over backwards or dripping sweat on a stationary bike. Check out ways to get active on the Social Support Hub
Everyone has a story to tell. This year we recognise 50 senior Victorians living in aged care. Read their stories and listen to their interviews now.
The best things in life are free! There are no application fees or hidden charges for the Victorian Seniors cards.
Nominations are now open for the Victorian Senior of the Year Awards 2021. Find out more about these important awards for people who have given and shared their skills, experience, time, and energy in their community.
We all have a story to tell and here we have captured these great life stories of senior Victorians living in aged care - for the broader Victorian community to hear and enjoy.
Whether you're retired, semi-retired or planning your retirement, there are plenty of activities for you to try, plus ways you can share your knowledge and experience with others.
Ageing well in a changing world - a report by the Commissioner for Senior Victorians, 2020
Online resources from past seniors participation projects for community organisations
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