Council provides many services and programs offering support and recreational options specifically for older people, to allow them to remain healthy, safe and active in their own home and in the community.
Older people can easily travel around Port Phillip with the free community bus.
Older Persons Consultative Committee
Our consultative body for issues affecting older residents.
Home and Community Support
We provide in-home assistance to those over 55 years, including basic house duties and property maintenance.
Our annual Seniors Festival runs throughout the month of October attracting over 5000 attendees.
Seniors Register and the Linking Neighbours Program
The Seniors Register is a register the council shares with the Victorian Police in case of emergency, some of those on the register also attend 'Linking Neighbours' events, which are inclusive events for people over 55 years.
Social Support and Recreation
Our social support program offers a variety of activities and events for older people.
Other Activities for Seniors
Many other clubs and associations offer events and programs for Seniors.
Carer Information Hub
This Hub aims to provide information and resources to support community members in their role of carer.
'Carer' is used to describe someone who provides care to another person who has a disability or mental illness, is older or has an ongoing medical condition including terminal or chronic illness or dementia.This care is typically more than expected in their usual role as family member, friend or neighbour, and is unpaid.
You might also be interested in Aged and Disabled Accommodation.