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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
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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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One way technology is now being used in our everyday lives is for fitness. Who would ever have forseen that? Not I!...
Like many other days in our calendar, Valentine’s Day can evoke a range of emotions among people. Some love it, enjoying the opportunity to celebrate romantic or friendship love. For others, Valentine...
As the festive season including Christmas approaches, I am very conscious that this time means different things to different people. For some it is a time to be with family or loved ones, celebrating...
The ACCC Scamwatch radar alert recently reported a spike in scam activity related to scammers impersonating well-known businesses or police in order to gain access to people’s computers to steal money...
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...
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.
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