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Commonly asked questions about the Victorian Seniors Card
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Browse videos from our information and get involved collection, and get in the groove with the 2020 Victorian Seniors Festival reimagined
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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
In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), most Victorian councils are providing local support services to residents, including older people.
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
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
Watch a welcome video featuring the Honourable Luke Donnellan, Minister for Child Protection, Disability, Ageing and Carers
Until October 2020 we're presenting a new radio program in addition to the Victorian Seniors Festival reimagined. Featuring music and entertainment, radio plays and a fantastic mix of spoken word,from Australian writers and performers. Community radio broadcasts too!
The Victorian Seniors Festival reimagined has joined with Victorian community radio stations to broadcast our programs in your area.
Watch performances from the 2020 Victorian Seniors Festival reimagined. Enjoy, comment and share as new performances are added every week!
View the details of the recipients of 2019 Victorian Senior of the Year Award.
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.
As you age, an active lifestyle becomes more important than ever for maintaining good health. Read more about staying healthy as you age.
Retirement can look entirely different from person to person. This section looks at ways of managing this important phase of life.
Seniors come from all walks of life and contribute to our community in myriad ways. Meet some seniors embracing new beginnings of life
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.
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In these difficult times, the Victorian Senior Festival has been reimagined to showcase some of Australia's biggest and best talent...
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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...
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...
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. ...
Let’s put to bed the myth “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks”...
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...
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...
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