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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
With eight days of free public transport on offer from 7 to 14 October it's easy for you to travel to events or explore Victoria.
Running from 8 to 31 October, the 2017 Victorian Seniors Festival included around 2,000 events across Victoria.
Each year the festival celebrates the contribution of older people to the community with the Victorian Senior of the Year Awards.
Nominations are now open for the Victorian Senior of the Year Awards. Do you know an older Victorian who contributes to their community? Whether it be in a leadership role or behind the scenes. Nominate them now.
Thank you to our values sponsors and partners for their support for the 2018 Victorian Seniors Festival.
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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
We all love our couches, but it might be time to leave it alone for a while, even just for a hour each day. Here are some ideas for what to do when you're apart.
Seniors come from all walks of life and contribute to our community in myriad ways. Meet some people whose stories may cause you to reflect on your own.
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.
Everyone experiences financial pressures from time to time. Learn how to access free advice, avoid being taken advantage of or cost-saving measures you can apply at home.
Some seniors feel less safe with each passing year. Others are prone to accidents more than when they were younger. Here is some advice on how to protect yourself and your assets.
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One hundred years ago, it was almost unthinkable that in less than a century a fair size of the population would be living healthy and productive lives into their seventies, eighties, nineties...
One of my priorities as Commissioner for Senior Victorians is working on the prevention of elder abuse...
The Bureau of Meteorology advises that it is going to be a long hot summer. Some groups of seniors, including people over 75, people with a pre-existing medical condition and those with a disability...
Digital technology is now part of our daily lives and central to how we communicate and stay connected to each other socially and as a community. It’s hard to believe that it was only in 1993 at...
We need to speak with and about older people in a way that shows respect. And we need to make this conversation a priority. Staying connected to the older people we love shouldn’t be an afterthought...
Elder abuse can take many forms, and essentially it boils down to a trusted person such as a close friend or family member imposing undue influence, restriction or control over an older person against...
One of the things that older people often say to me is, as they age, they feel like they’re living in a closet, that it’s like becoming isolated and lonely. But that’s something we can do things about...
For many, the transition into senior years is marked by exciting and interesting opportunity, yet for others it is marked by continuation of challenges present throughout their lives or by new...
Dementia Awareness Month is a great opportunity to get a better understanding of dementia...
Research from around the globe tells us that, for people to age positively and well, staying connected with family, friends and community is vital. There is no better time to think about our health...
Gerard Mansour is a passionate advocate for the rights and needs of older Victorians, with more than 25 years’ experience working in the aged and wider community service sectors. He has contributed significantly to policy development and implementation for myriad services assisting senior Victorians. Go to Gerard's home page.
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