Senior Leisure Activities

Positive Ageing Events

The 2017 Seniors Festival is coming.  Check back soon!

2017 Victorian Senior of the Year Awards

Categories

  • Premier’s Award for Victorian Senior of the Year to an individual for an outstanding contribution to their local community and Victoria.
  • Promotion of Multiculturalism Award to an individual for a significant contribution to promoting the benefits of cultural diversity in their local community or in the broader community.
  • Healthy and Active Living Award to an individual for helping to create active and healthy communities through community involvement and as a role model.
  • Veteran Community Award to an individual for an exceptional contribution to the veteran community. The recipient of the award does not need to be a veteran.
  • Council on the Ageing (COTA) Victoria Senior Achiever Awards to up to 10 individuals for significant contributions to local communities and Victoria.
  • Age-Friendly Victoria Award recognising an organisation for creating age-friendly communities, promoting active ageing and improving quality of life and inclusion for older
  • people.

Nomination Form and more Information

Closing date for nominations is Friday 23 June 2017.

Positive Ageing Together (PAT) Newsletter

The Positive Ageing Together newsletter has been developed to provide residents over 55 years of age with information on recreational and social activities available within the municipality.

Register for the Newsletter

  • Are you interested in finding out about recreational and social opportunities within the Frankston municipality?
  • Would you like information on a range of support services to assist you and those you care for?
  • Would you like to receive a newsletter with the specific purpose of keeping people over the age of 55 years old active and informed?

Sign up for the Positive Ageing Together (PAT) Newsletter by completing the form and we will add you to our emailing list.

Seniors Festival 2017

Details for the Frankston Seniors Festival will be available online in September 2017.

Senior Clubs

There are many senior clubs and groups in Frankston City promoting health and wellbeing and offering social activities for residents over 55 years of age.

Bowel Cancer Test for over 50's 

  • Do you know that bowel cancer is the second largest cancer killer in Australia today?
  • Do you know Frankston has one of the lowest screening rates in the state?
  • Do you know that most bowel cancer can be prevented with early detection?

The moral of the story is get tested!

Cancer Council Victoria and Frankston City Council  have come together to encourage senior residents of Frankston to complete the test. Please encourage anyone you know between the ages of 50 and 74 to ring the Cancer Council on 13 11 20 and request a free kit in the mail.

 

More Information
Positive Ageing and Disability Services
P.
9784 1946
E. positiveageing@frankston.vic.gov.au

Frankston Positively Ageing Reference Group

The Frankston Ageing Positively Reference Group helps in future planning, development and provision of Council activities and services. The group comprises representatives of various organisations active in the community and interested individuals.

The group meets on a regular basis to discuss seniors issues in the community and to advise on methods of encouraging community interest and knowledge of issues facing older people.

Contact Us

For further information contact
Positive Ageing and Disability Services
P. 1300 322 322
E. info@frankston.vic.gov.au

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