Age Friendly Activities and Events

Opportunities to Live Well, Stay Fit, Participate and Connect

The City of Melville offers many opportunities to have fun, stay fit and meet new people. View the following pages to find out more:

Our events page is also a great place to stay connected and keep up to date with events hosted by the City as well as community-run programs and events available nearby.

Be Fit for Life - Exercise Inspiration for Over 65s

Exercise is one of the best things you can do to counter the ageing process, and it doesn't have to be boring.

Watch our video and find your exercise inspiration!

Then browse through the wide range of exercise groups located within the City of Melville below, and find your fit!

Memory Cafe

Cibo Sabo, Melville Plaza

Venue:  Cibo Sabo, Hawaiian Melville (near the outdoor parklet).

Date: Held on the last Tuesday of the month (except for January, Memory Café will be held on the 19th January)

  • October 27th 2020
  • November 24th 2020
  • December – closed
  • January 19th 2021
  • February 23rd 2021
  • March 30th 2021
  • April 27th 2021
  • May 25th 2021
  • June 29th 2021

Time: 10.00am to 11.00am

Cost: Free to attend, food and beverages at own cost

Bookings: No need to book, just come along and enjoy.

A partnership between the City of Melville, Hawaiian Melville and Cibo Sabo

South of the River Forum - Wills

You are invited to join the Public Trustee (Department of Justice) for an information session on the importance of making and safely storing your Will, navigating the deceased estate administration process, safeguarding decision making in later life and more.

Find out everything you need to know about getting your affairs in order and being prepared for the future.

  • why make a Will;
  • what happens if you die without a Will;
  • how do you document your wishes regarding beneficiaries, testamentary trusts, guardians for children and funeral arrangements;
  • what is the Family Provisions Act;
  • who can challenge your Will;
  • how to navigate the deceased estate administration process;
  • executor duties and common problems; and
  • risks and benefits of Enduring Powers of Attorney and Guardianship and Advance Health Directive.

Information packs will be provided.

Date/TIme: Wednesday 3rd February, 2021 - 10am – Noon

Location: City of Melville Civic Centre, Booragoon

Cost: Free

Bookings essential: Reserve your place online or phone 1300 635 845 or 9364 0666.

COTA WA 'At Home Guide'

Council on the Ageing Western Australia (COTA WA) has developed a new guide to support older West Australians to live well. It is important for all members of our community to feel safe and supported, with easy access to information and support services. What ever your situation, be assured that there are many community networks and volunteers who are there to assist.

Grab a cuppa and watch the 45 minute video by clicking here.

South of the River Forum - Estate Planning and Administration

Due to the cancellation of this forum due to Covid19, Simply Estates have kindly offered the following online learning:

Online Learning - Uncover 5 Important Areas of Estate Planning You Must Know About

Join the five-part education series online to learn about important insights, common myths and practical tips for simple estate planning preparations you and your family can make now.

If you are over the age of 65 or know someone who is, then you should watch the videos covering:

  1. Why Plan Your Estate;
  2. Capture Critical Information & Wishes;
  3. Prepare Legal Documents;
  4. Plan Finances, Superannuation and Insurance; and
  5. How to Plan Your Estate.

No matter if you already have a Will or not, you will learn the answers to some important questions we must all ask ourselves:

  • Is a Last Will & Testament really all I need?
  • What happens when I can no longer make decisions?
  • What do 9 of 10 West Australians forget about estate planning?
  • Why is the family home often the reason for families breaking?
  • What simple steps can save your family up to 120 hours?

Presented by simplyEstate.

Date: Anytime Online

Link: www.simplyestate.com.au/estate-planning/why-plan-estate/

Cost: Free

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