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

Birue Cafe - Westfield Booragoon

Venue:  Birue Cafe - Westfield Booragoon (Near Coles).

Date: Held on the last Tuesday of the month

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, Westfield Booragoon and Birue Cafe

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.

Adjusting to Change Program - Alzheimer's WA

Do you or someone you know have early stage dementia?

The Adjusting to Change Program provides relevant information, emotional support and practical assistance for people in the early stage of dementia and their support person (family member or friend).

This free program covers a range of topics including:

  • Symptoms and diagnosis
  • Planning for the future
  • Relationships with family and friends
  • Practical strategies
  • Staying positive
  • Communication
  • Community services

Join the program to:

  • Meet and share experiences with others who are in a similar situation
  • Discuss different coping strategies
  • Maintain and enhance skills and abilities
  • Consider future options
  • Express feelings and emotions in a safe, small group environment
  • Feel valued and accepted

For further information, or to join this program contact us on 1300 66 77 88 or support@alzheimerswa.org.au or visit alzheimerswa.org.au

Date: Starting April 2021

Where: Goolugatup Heathcote

Positive Ageing Expo for 55+

Come and enjoy a wide variely of stalls, activities, health checks, discussion corners and try something new.

Date: 2 June 2022
Time: 10am - 2pm
Venue:
Walyalup Civic Centre
151 High Street
Fremantle  WA  6160

For more information contact you relevant local government or visit fremantle.wa.gov.au/positiveagingexpo

City of Fremantle: 1300 MY FREO (1300 693 736)
Melville: 9364 0666
Town of East Fremantle: 9339 9339
 

Dementia and your Caring Role

Date: Friday 3,10,17 & 24 June 2022 (4 week series)
Start Time: 12noon
End Time: 2pm

  • Description: This 4 week series presented by Dementia Australia provides an understanding of dementia and how to care for someone living with dementia.
  • Venue: Willagee Community Centre
  • Other Information: Free series but bookings are essential. Please register each member of your group using a separate form.
By registering for the first session, you will automatically be registered for all four sessions.

Register here

If you need more information, please phone 1300 635 845 or 9364 0666.

Dementia and your caring role flyer
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