Age Friendly Activities and Events

South of the River Forum - Stay Connected, Stay Safe

Staying connected is an important part to help you stay safe as you grow older.      

Advocare supports and protects the rights of older people and will provide important information at this forum on how to:

  • protect yourself and care for your assets as you older
  • make an Enduring Power of Attorney and Enduring Power of Guardianship
  • recognise and respond to the abuse of older Australians
  • navigate the aged care system.

Date:        Wednesday, 16 June 2021

Time:       10.00am - 11.30am

Venue:     Civic Centre Conference Room, 10 Almondbury Road, Booragoon

Cost:        Free         

Contact:  1300 635 845 | 9364 0666

Bookings: Click here to book a spot

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 Sano, Melville Plaza

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

Date: Held on the last Tuesday of the month

  • 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 Sano

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

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