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Visit this page if you have a query regarding the Victorian Seniors Card program.
Apply for a Seniors Card or the NEW Seniors Business Discount Card, cancel a card, update your details or subscribe to e-News
Search for discounts in your local area. Available to all card holders.
Make use of discounts when in New Zealand, and e-Gift Card offers. Seniors Card holders can access free and concession public transport
Join the Seniors Card program and watch your business grow
Commonly asked questions about the Victorian Seniors Card
Explore news and information for older Victorians
Thoughts and information from members of the Victorian community
Browse videos on technology, public transport and other topics relevant to Victorian seniors
Audio snippets including 'Seniors Updates' from the Commissioner for Senior Victorians
Information about the Commissioner for Senior Victorians and his report on social isolation and loneliness among senior Victorians
Learn more about elder abuse and where to seek help
Play sudoku, trivia, crosswords, code cracker or wordsearch. Games updated every day!
Learn more about scams, and how to avoid them.
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
The statewide Victorian Seniors Festival will run throughout October in 2020
It’s a wrap! Older Victorians and their friends and families celebrated, had fun, danced, played and learnt new things throughout October at the 2019 Victorian Seniors Festival ….
View the details of the recipients of 2019 Victorian Senior of the Year Award.
Meet the people behind the faces of the 2019 Seniors Festival.
Prefer to download the print program? Find it here!
The Victorian Seniors Festival receives wonderful support from our many Festival partners, enabling us to be a truly statewide event in October
The Community Visitors Scheme is funded by the Australian government and plays a vital role in providing companionship for older people
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.
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.
Retirement can look entirely different from person to person. This section looks at ways of managing this important phase of your life.
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.
So much to do, see and learn during this year's Seniors Festival!
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Information about services including eyecare, mental health and dementia...
Receive assistance at home to remain independent for longer
Do you have difficulty with some activities at home? Assistive technologies can help!
Discover your residential care options including respite and retirement villages
Information about services including eyecare, mental health and dementia
Information and contact details for emergency services in Victoria
Learn more about elder abuse and where to seek help.
An enduring power of attorney is where you give someone you trust the legal authority to make decisions on your behalf when you are no longer able to. Many seniors delay this decision until it is too late and are mistreated by people they thought they could trust.A new guide has been produced to help you minimise risk, plan ahead and choose someone you trust free of external pressure.
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