Healthy Ageing

Last updated Aug 10, 2021

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Ageism

Tackling Ageism Together: EveryAGE Counts in Melbourne’s East

Together we are striving for a region without ageism.

Tackling Ageism Together: EveryAGE Counts in Melbourne’s East
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Tips & Ideas: Selecting Non-Ageist Images of Older Australians

How to avoid ageist stereotypes and emphasise positive imagery.

Tips & Ideas: Selecting Non-Ageist Images of Older Australians
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Driving a regional partnership to tackle ageism

An Inner East PCP video on enablers and challenges.

Driving a regional partnership to tackle ageism
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Maroondah City Council's PRISM project - Digital stories of older Maroondah residents

Highlighting the positive contribution older people bring to our community.

Maroondah City Council's PRISM project - Digital stories of older Maroondah residents
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OPERA (Older People, Equity, Respect and Ageing)

Challenging age discrimination through positive stories from older community members living in the EMR.

OPERA (Older People, Equity, Respect and Ageing)
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The Voices of Over 55s: Challenging Ageist Stereotypes

An art-based project showcasing portraits and a short film of Knox residents who are aged over 55.

The Voices of Over 55s: Challenging Ageist Stereotypes
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Dementia Friendly Communities

Forest Hill Dementia Friendly Community

Improving the wellbeing and quality of life for people living with dementia in Forest Hill.

Forest Hill Dementia Friendly Community
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Elder Abuse

Preventing Abuse of Older People in Melbourne's East

A Primary Prevention Framework and Guide.

Preventing Abuse of Older People in Melbourne's East
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Healthy Ageing

"How to safely in the home"

Videos to support Older Adults living at home.

"How to safely in the home"
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Boroondara Over 55’s Interviews and Personas

Understanding the experiences, aspirations, needs and motivations of people aged 55 and over.

Boroondara Over 55’s Interviews and Personas
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Knox review of cooking skills interventions for community-dwelling older adults

Informing the development of a community-based cooking program for older adults.

Knox review of cooking skills interventions for community-dwelling older adults
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Health and Wellbeing Needs of Older People Living in the EMR

Data and analysis about the health and wellbeing of older people living in the EMR in 2016.

Health and Wellbeing Needs of Older People Living in the EMR
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Eastern Sector Development Team

Online education resources addressing diversity and wellness.

Eastern Sector Development Team
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Physical Activity

Physical Activities for the Over Sixties Forum July 2019

Increasing practitioner's knowledge about the importance of physical activity for older adults.

Physical Activities for the Over Sixties Forum July 2019
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Social Inclusion

Living our Best Life project

Trialling a model of social prescribing in Knox to address social isolation and loneliness in people aged 65+.

Living our Best Life project
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Add Life to Your Years

Information portal for older residents on staying active and connecting to the community.

Add Life to Your Years
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The Unheard Story: The impact of gender on social inclusion for older women

A report for organisations, groups and practitioners to address the unique needs of older women.

The Unheard Story: The impact of gender on social inclusion for older women
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Social Support Groups and Connections for Older Adults

Video stories on creating social connections and supports for older adults.

Social Support Groups and Connections for Older Adults
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Knox Transitioning to Retirement project

Improving workability, transitioning to retirement and lifelong learning for older people in Knox.

Knox Transitioning to Retirement project
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