Healthy Ageing

Last updated Jul 21, 2020

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Ageism

Maroondah City Council's PRISM project - Digital stories of older Maroondah residents.

Highlighting the positive contribution older people bring to our community.

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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.

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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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Healthy Ageing

Boroondara Over 55’s Interviews and Personas

Gaining a deeper understanding of the experiences, aspirations, needs and motivations of people aged 55 and over.

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Knox review of cooking skills interventions for community-dwelling older adults

To inform 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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Physical Activity

Physical Activities for the Over Sixties Forum July 2019

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

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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+.

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Add Life to Your Years

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

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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

Highlighting the importance of 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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