Staying active

Community, sport and leisure

There are many recreation and community activities available locally for seniors.

Social and community

  • COTA SA provides a range of resources to get you involved in the community, including networking clubs, the peer education resource centre, day trips and volunteering.
  • Information on leisure, travel, lifestyle and seniors organisations can be found on the Catalyst Foundation and Your Life Choices websites.Group of seniors walking in Victoria Square
  • Contact your local council for Information about programs in your area.
  • The Every Generation Festival is held during October every year. With events and activities for South Australians of all ages to come together and celebrate the achievements of older people.
  • WeekendPlus is a digital magazine for seniors, distributed fortnightly to Seniors Card members. It is also available to view online.
  • The Seniors Card Discount Directory Your Lifestyle Guide lists businesses that offer discounts to South Australian Seniors Card members.
  • The National Public Toilet Map shows the location of more than 14,000 public toilets across Australia. Details of toilet facilities can also be found along major travel routes and for shorter journeys as well.

Physical

Information for service providers

Information for service providers on programs and services for older people can be found on the Office for Recreation and Sport website.

Grants for Seniors and Positive Ageing Development Grants are allocated every year to help older people to be involved in their community and continue participating in activities of their choice.


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Page last updated 6 January 2017

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Department for Health and Ageing
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Last Updated:
06/01/17
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