Healthy Ageing


DHHS Wellbeing and Participation

The Department of Health and Human Services works to improve the health and wellbeing of older Victorians.

The main focus of its policies and programs are:

  • Creating age-friendly communities through long term and sustainable age-friendly practices and outcomes.
  • Promoting healthy ageing, which includes optimising opportunities for health, participation and security as people age.
  • Supporting older Victorians as they transition from paid work into voluntary roles or part-time work, or retire.

Topic areas include:

  • Age-friendly Victoria
  • Preventing elder abuse
  • Healthy ageing
  • Seniors participation.

Website: DHHS Wellbeing and Participation