Seniors' news and notices

Up coming Dementia Forums - 2019  

Dementia Forum for Italian speakers - free

When: Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 10.30am-1.30pm

Where: Club Burwood RSL , 96 Shaftesbury Road Burwood

Morning Tea and Lunch provided

Must RSVP please call (02) 9564 0744  or email  

Dementia Forum for Greek speakers - free

When: Thursday, 12 September, 2019, 9.30-12.30 followed by lunch

Where:  Marrickville Church Hall, St Nicholas, 203-207 Livingstone Rd, Marrickville

Must RSVP to Jim Giann 9516 2188 Freeda Economidis 9562 0511

Demenetia forum for Korean speakers - free

When: Thursday 12 September, 11am-2pm

Where: 82 Brighton Avenue Croydon Park

Must RSVP to  or call 8507 2027 or 0470 370 846

Supported by the Dementia-Friendly Communities program of Dementia Australia and Canterbury – Bankstown City Council Administrated by Community and Cultural Connections Inc, Inner West Area Sector Support Development Officer, Inner West Council, City of Canterbury Bankstown and Sydney Local Health District. 


Dementia Australia has a webinar series


For resources and information


Aboriginal Active & Healthy Group

6 Week Sydney Local Health District Program and supported by Inner West Council.

If you are over 45 and have or recovering from depression or anxiety, or feel like joining a social health and wellbeing group, come join the free Aboriginal Active and Healthy Group

Where: Redfern Community Health Centre 103-105 Redfern St Redfern NSW 2016

When: Tuesday 24th September Tuesday 1st October Tuesday 8th October  Tuesday 15th October  Tuesday 22nd October Tuesday 29th October

Time: 10am-2.00pm

Lunch Included: For more information or to book your place contact Narelle on 9395 0444

    Tech Savvy Seniors

    Did you know that you can access free training if you are over 6o. years of age.

    The Tech Savvy Seniors Program is continuing into 2019 by community colleges and libraries throughout various locations in NSW.

    Tech Savvy Seniors delivers low cost digital literacy training to seniors so they can develop the skills and confidence to access information and services online. The program provides training in computers, tablets and smart phones to help seniors to stay connected with their families, friends and communities.

    This successful program is an initiative of the NSW Ageing Strategy and is funded through a partnership between the NSW Government and Telstra.

    Please access the full range of programs at Sydney Community College.


    Seniors' Health and Wellbeing Survey 2017/18

    Council conducted the Seniors' Health and Wellbeing Survey between December 2017 and March 2018 in order to help plan its activities to suit the community's needs. The survey was responded to by 460 people and included face-to-face, online and print communication.

    A summary of the survey results is available here:

    Home fire safety check program

    Fire and Rescue NSW have a Home Fire Safety Check program.

    To request a smoke alarm check or home fire safety advice, contact the Inner West Home Maintenance and Modification Service.

    For additional information about this program visit

    Inner West and Canterbury Elder Abuse Resource Card for Service Providers

    On Tuesday 12 June the Inner West and Canterbury Collaborative launched a resource card for service providers. You can request some cards for staff at

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