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Commonly asked questions about the Victorian Seniors Card
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Learn more about elder abuse and where to seek help
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Services available to older Victorians such as help at home, residential care, health & support services
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Plan well for retirement with these helpful suggestions
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Frequently asked questions about services that are available to senior Victorians, and where to find information about these services
Nominations for the awards are now open until 5 July 2019
Meet the people behind the faces of last year's Seniors Festival.
Learn a little of the festival's history and browse photos of last year's festival.
Thank you to our values sponsors and partners for their support for the 2018 Victorian Seniors Festival.
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U3As provides low-cost learning to older people to encourage them to stay active and engaged, Australia wide.
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.
Lions Club are a group of people who are dedicated to making our communities a better place to live, work and grow.
Rotary is an organisation creating opportunities for people to use their vocational skills in assisting their communities the world over.
Volunteering is a great way for people to get involved in the community and make a positive contribution
Get extra value and assistance with discount energy plans and technology training for seniors. Available to all card holders.
Additional resources and contacts, information, links, external websites for older Victorians
Grants and examples of programs and projects
As you age, an active lifestyle becomes more important than ever for maintaining good health. Read more about staying healthy as you age.
Seniors come from all walks of life and contribute to our community in myriad ways. Meet some embracing new beginnings or life phase.
Victoria is made up of many communities and those communities are made up of many people. Learn more about who and what may be in your neck of the woods.
One of the benefits of being a senior is you have more time to pursue your interests. Here are some activities you may not have considered or others you'd like to know more about.
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Since retiring 10 years ago Brenda Appleton has become a strong advocate for older members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender diverse and intersex community. Brenda has created change by Collaborating with the Council on the Ageing Victoria, to produce the publication Safeguarding the End of the Rainbow – a guide to help LGBTI people plan an end of life of their choice. Last year Brenda Appleton received a Senior of the Year Award for this wonderful work. Do you know a person who is a mover and shaker like Brenda? Nominate them for an award. To obtain a nomination form visit www.seniorsonline.vic.gov.au/awards Or view video of Brenda telling her story by clicking on the link below.
Meet Brenda – one of 2018 Victorian Senior of the Year Award recipients.
In a landmark legislation change, from today a small number of Victorians with advanced, progressive and incurable illness can apply for Voluntary Assisted Dying. Find out more below.
Wednesday June 19 marks the first day that approved Victorians may choose to end their life with the assistance of a doctor.
Well. Apparently last week it was 96 years since Vegemite hit the shelves. That's some longevity right there. Some pretty interesting ways to enjoy this 'Pure Vegetable Extract' as it was initially known are available in this ABC News article. Enjoy! https://ab.co/31MgVeG 😍
Vegemite hit shelves for the first time 96 years ago today, and oh how we have enjoyed it since.
Yes! It's World Elder Abuse Awareness Day tomorrow, and we're supporting Respect Victoria's campaign to #CallitOut. Everyone in our community has the right to live safely, free from abuse, harm and exploitation https://bit.ly/2WLQ3wv #WEAAD #ElderAbuse #HardtoPicture
12 June 2019 Elder abuse is hard to picture, but it happens every day. What starts out small doesn't always stay that way for long. What is elder abuse? Elder abuse is a form of family violence and it is unacceptable. Elder abuse is any act occurring within a relationship where there is an expectati...
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