Age Friendly Activities and Events

Opportunities to Have Fun and Stay Fit

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.

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day -15 June 2019

City of Melville is committed to raising awareness about Elder Abuse in our community. The Purple Road is a wonderful, creative community artwork that raises awareness about this serious community issue.

The City is proud to display The Purple Road at different locations throughout the City from 18 March through the World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on 15 June. This initiative supports all the work we are doing  as a member of the WHO Age-Friendly Communities global network and working with many other organisations within the National Elder Abuse Prevention and Advocacy Framework and as a member of the Alliance for the Prevention of Elder Abuse; WA.

Below is a schedule of locations where you can view The Purple Road while it is in Melville.

  • City of Melville Civic Centre - 15 March to 29 March
  • AH Bracks Library - 29 March to 19 April
  • Bull Creek Community Centre - 19 April to 3 May
  • Blue Gum Community Centre - 3 May to 17 May
  • Willagee Community Centre - 17 May to 31 May
  • City of Melville Civic Centre - 1 June to 15 June

If you would like to contribute crocheted flowers to help grow the Purple Road and raise awareness please send your flowers to Northern Suburbs Community Legal Centre, PO Box 793 Mirrabooka WA 6941

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!

 

Nutrition for Healthy Ageing

There is so much conflicting advice about nutrition and health. Are you looking to find some simple tips and explanations to help you feel more comfortable with your food decisions? 

Glenn Cardwell is an Accredited Practising Dietitian with 30 years’ experience in clinical and public health nutrition. Discover the diet that will give you the best chance of reaching 85 years, or even 99 years, in good health.

Date:       Monday, 20 May 2019

Time:      10.00am to 12noon   

Venue:    Civic Centre Conference Room        

                10 Almondbury Road Booragoon

Cost:       Free           

Contact:  1300 635 845 | 9364 0666

Bookings: www.melvillecity.com.au/afmevents

 

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