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  1. Self-isolation has opened up a range of library services

    Posted 11 May 2020 by Gerard Mansour

    While Victorian libraries are temporarily closed, I wanted to find out and share with you how some libraries are helping to ease the burden of self-isolation. This is especially useful for older...

    Tags:
    • Gerard Mansour,
    • Commissioner for Senior Victorians
  2. These shoes are made for walking

    Posted 12 December 2019 by Gerard Mansour

    With the festive season approaching, there’s never been a better time to put on your walking shoes and go for a walk.  Recent research shows the benefits of walking are extensive. Not only...

    Tags:
    • Gerard Mansour,
    • Commissioner for Senior Victorians
  3. A very Merri afternoon for an important cause

    Posted 10 October 2019 by Gerard Mansour

    I recently attended a dance and tea party organised by the team at Merri Health as part of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The day was captured on video as below so you can enjoy it too.  ...

    Tags:
    • Gerard Mansour,
    • Commissioner for Senior Victorians,
    • Community,
    • Wellbeing
  4. Adult learning comes of age

    Posted 16 June 2019 by Gerard Mansour

    Let’s put to bed the myth “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks”...

    Tags:
    • Gerard Mansour,
    • University of the Third Age
  5. Active April outdoor pursuits

    Posted 05 April 2018 by Helen

    Helen, an Active April participant tells us about her Active April outdoor pursuits I decided to become involved in Active April for the challenge of completing 30-minutes of activity...

    Tags:
    • Helen,
    • Balanced Life
  6. Technology for our health and wellbeing

    Posted 01 April 2019 by Gerard Mansour

    One way technology is now being used in our everyday lives is for fitness. Who would ever have forseen that? Not I!...

    Tags:
    • Gerard Mansour,
    • Wellbeing
  7. An ode to libraries

    Posted 13 February 2019 by Gerard Mansour

    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...

    Tags:
    • Gerard Mansour,
    • Community,
    • Get involved
  8. Reflecting over the festive season

    Posted 21 November 2018 by Gerard Mansour

    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...

    Tags:
    • Gerard Mansour,
    • Commissioner for Senior Victorians,
    • Community,
    • Wellbeing
  9. Tech Savvy, Scam Savvy

    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...

    Tags:
    • Gerard Mansour,
    • Commissioner for Senior Victorians,
    • Technology,
    • Security
  10. Victoria Police reminds seniors of our commitment to community safety this World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

    Victoria Police reminds seniors of our commitment to community safety this World Elder Abuse Awareness Day...

    Tags:
    • Assistant Commissioner Dean McWhirter,
    • Community