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Whatever your fancy, something's sure to appeal in this year's program, with concerts, tours, sports, poetry readings, walks and more.
The Festival's heart and soul is its people, and there are some wonderful people behind the scenes bringing music, laughter, culture and animals to you this year.
With eight days of free public transport on offer from 8 to 15 October it's easy for you to travel to events or explore Victoria.
Each year the festival celebrates the contribution of older people to the community with the Victorian Senior of the Year Awards.
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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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The STAREE study will help answer one of the key questions confronting general practitioners on a daily basis – should statins be prescribed to healthy older people to prevent future disease, dementia...
$879,000 in Men's Shed grants are now available for communities across Victoria. Men’s Sheds enable men to work side by side on projects of interest, learn new skills, forge friendships and give back...
During the 2016 Victorian Seniors Festival celebrations, the Australian Camps Association (ACA) hosted a day of fun outdoor activities for seniors at Candlebark Farm, one of our 140 Victorian member...
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