Over 50s

Ageing well in Yarra 

Find out more about local activities and services to help you stay active, healthy and connected in the community of Yarra. 

Learn more about our services by reading our Aged and Disability Services booklet (PDF 16.6MB).

Active and Healthy Ageing Strategy

We developed the Active and Healthy Ageing Strategy 2018 – 2024 (PDF 575kB) in 2018 with the support of the Active Ageing Advisory Committee.

Download the plain English version (PDF 3.5MB) and read our read our Active and Healthy Ageing 2023-2024 Action Plan (PDF 173kB).

COVID-19 information for Over 50s

Find coronavirus (COVID-19) information, support and resources for people 50 years and over and their families in Yarra. 

  • Home and support services

    We have services to help you live independently in your own home. 

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  • Recreation and community activities

    Find activities that are available for you in Yarra. 

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  • Yarra's Dementia Alliance

    We’re looking for people in Yarra to join our Dementia Alliance, so we can continue the conversation.


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  • Community transport

    We provide a regular bus service for eligible residents to various local activities and shopping centres.

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  • Neighbourhood Houses and Learning Centres

    Mostly run by volunteers providing a variety of programs and activities for the local community.

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  • Other support services

    A list of support services for people aged 50 and over. 

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  • LGBTI+ elders

    There are a range of LGBTI+ services for all ages, including elders, and resources to connect you with Yarra’s LGBTI+ elders social group.

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