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Services are available in the local area under the Commonwealth Home Support Program and Home Care Packages.Commonwealth Home Support Program provides the following services:In-home servicesSocial connections programs which provide activities and opportunities to get involved in your community, be active and social with people who share similar interestsDelivered Meals - often referred to as Meals On WheelsRegional Assessment Service, which...
Nominate a special senior for the Ballarat Senior of the Year Awards
The City of Ballarat is calling on all residents to thank an inspirational older person in their lives with a nomination for the 2022 Ballarat Senior of the Year Awards. The awards are Council’s way of acknowledging Ballarat residents 55 years and older who give their time and efforts back to the Ballarat community. For our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander residents, eligibility commences from 50 years or older. ...
Ballarat changemakers | ourballarat spring 2022
Anne Tudor paved the way for the creation of Australia’s first dementia-friendly forest and sensory trail in Ballarat. The dementia advocate was awarded the Mayor’s Award in the City of Ballarat’s Senior of the Year Awards in 2017 before being awarded the Premier’s Award for the Victorian Senior of the Year in 2021.
Creating a central community hub | ourballarat spring 2022
It’s been a meeting place for the Ballarat community for almost 80 years. Now the Eastwood Leisure Complex is poised for an exciting new phase. The City of Ballarat is seeking $13.7 million from the Victorian and Australian Governments to redevelop the ageing Ballarat Central facility as the Eastwood Community Hub. A new hub would help ensure one of our most well-used facilities continues to serve the local community for decades to come.
Ballarat Seniors Festival returns in 2022
Our vibrant and active senior community are gearing up to celebrate the 2022 Ballarat Seniors Festival this October. After some long stretches of isolation, it is more important than ever for our senior community to get together, be social and connect with one another. With specially curated classes, activities, and entertainment for those aged 55 and over, the Ballarat Seniors Festival encourages just that. The month...
Older adults get physical
Ballarat’s older residents can head to Mt Pleasant Reserve to try out the new seniors’ exercise equipment.