Welcome to Ageing Well’s Positive Ageing Online, a month of engaging activities and information sessions for Deaf and hard of hearing seniors, family members and community members. Keep active, learn new skills, and learn more about your Aged Care support options all from the comfort of your own home!

To view the program PDF, click here.

Every session is free and will be delivered in Auslan. To join a session, click the link under the session details below.

Sessions are held using Zoom, a free video meeting platform. If you have not used Zoom before, we have instructions for computers here or instructions for iPhone or iPad here

 

Week 1

 

 

Morning Tea

  • Monday 3 August
  • 11:00am – 12:00pm
  • An introduction to Deaf Services and Ageing Well, information on all our activities this month, and time to socialise
  • Click here to join Morning Tea

 

Digital Literacy for Seniors

  • Tuesday 4 August
  • 11:00am – 12:00pm
  • How to use Zoom and other online platforms to join in with Positive Ageing Online, and to stay in touch with friends and family
  • Click here to join Digital Literacy for Seniors

 

Auslan Pilates

  • Friday 7 August
  • 9:00am – 9:30am
  • Pilates for seniors taught in Auslan by Karla Daly
  • Participants will need a chair
  • Click here to join Auslan Pilates

 

Family Information Session

  • Friday 7 August
  • 2:00pm – 3:00pm
  • Information for families of Deaf Seniors looking to take the first step into Aged Care support for their loved ones
  • Click here to join the Family Information Session

 

Week 2

 

 

Interpreters for Seniors

  • Tuesday 11 August
  • 11:00am – 12:00pm
  • Learn more about our interpreting service, Auslan Connections, and the partnership with the Australian Government to provide interpreting for seniors
  • Click here to join the interpreting information session

 

Virtual Men's Shed

  • Wednesday 12 August​
  • 11:00am – 12:00pm
  • Join Lloyd Janetzki for a cup of tea and a chat about men’s business!
  • Click here to join the Virtual Men’s Shed

 

Auslan Pilates

  • Friday 14 August​
  • 9:00am – 9:30am
  • Pilates for seniors taught in Auslan by Karla Daly
  • Participants will need a chair
  • Click here to join Auslan Pilates

 

Week 3

 

 

Healthy Eating for Seniors

  • Tuesday 18 August​
  • 11:00am – 1:00pm
  • Join Deaf Chef Ross to learn about cooking delicious and healthy meals
  • Click here to join Deaf Chef Ross’s healthy eating session

 

Auslan Pilates

  • Friday 21 August​
  • 9:00am – 9:30am
  • Pilates for seniors taught in Auslan by Karla Daly
  • Participants will need a chair
  • Click here to join Auslan Pilates

 

Mental Health for Seniors

  • Friday 21 August​
  • 2:00pm – 3:00pm
  • Tips for looking after your mental health by Vanessa Sweeney, who specialises in counselling for Deaf people
  • Click here to join mental health for seniors session

 

Week 4

 

 

Auslan Pilates

  • Friday 28 August​
  • 9:00am – 9:30am
  • Pilates for seniors taught in Auslan by Karla Daly
  • Participants will need a chair
  • Click here to join Auslan Pilates

 

Aged Care Rights

  • Friday 28 August​
  • 2:00pm – 3:00pm
  • Learn about your rights in the Australian Aged Care System
  • Click here to join the Aged Care Rights information session

 

Week 5

 

 

Morning Tea

  • Monday 31 August
  • 11:00am – 12:00pm
  • Thank you for participating, how you can find more information, and time to socialise
  • Click here to join the morning tea

 

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