Services for Seniors
Positive ageing in Mitchell Shire
Mitchell Shire's Positive Ageing Ambassadors have developed a guide for older people in support of positive ageing — developed under the Age-Friendly Communities Project.
A Guide to Positive Ageing in Mitchell contains information relating to local services, activities and programs.
You can download the guide below, request a hard copy by phoning 03 5734 6200, or pick up a hard copy from any of our Customer and Library Service Centres.
Positive ageing newsletter
Every 2 months we send out a newsletter about positive ageing in Mitchell. It includes information on community services, volunteer opportunities and upcoming events.
Read the latest newsletter positive ageing newsletter below.
Subscribe to our newsletter
To subscribe phone 03 5734 6200 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Seniors fitness classes
Kilmore Leisure Centre and Seymour Sports and Aquatic Centre have a number of classes suitable for seniors including:
- Senior Strength
- Gymnastic Seniors
- Heart Smart
- Cardio Aqua
- Active Aqua
Yoga is available at Broadford Living and Learning Centre.
Group fitness timetables
Home library services
If you are unable to make it to the public library because of disability, illness or limited mobility, we will bring the library to you. Books can be delivered every two weeks to eligible homes or facilities within our Shire.
To find out more or register to receive this service contact Customer and Library Services on 03 5734 6200.
Senior tech help sessions
If you would like to learn the basic functions of your mobile phone or tablet, Council run a free Senior Tech Help Session at Seymour Library from 2pm to 3pm, every second Thursday. For more information or to book contact Customer and Library Services on 03 5734 6200.
Senior citizens clubs
Join your local Senior Citizens Club for weekly outings, social activities and lunch.
Senior citizens clubs offer a variety of social, leisure and recreational activities to their members. Activities may include:
- playing cards
- line dancing
- occasional day trips
There are local clubs in in Broadford, Kilmore, Seymour, Wallan. Most clubs meet on a weekly basis and charge a small weekly and/or annual membership fee.
Seniors Online Victoria
Information about Seniors Cards, Victorian Seniors Festival events, Victorian Government programs, news, community contacts and directories.