Seniors

The Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale offers a variety of age inclusive community events and workshops. As an integral part of our community’s history, present and future, we endeavour to provide Seniors with activities that are entertaining, informative, inclusive and even adventurous!

By working with local service providers, we are able to facilitate and support

  • Exercise Groups
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Social Groups
  • Arts and Crafts

Be sure to check our event calendar here so you do not miss all the activities and programs our Shire has to offer.

Looking for ways to stay active and make new friends? Why not join a local volunteer organisation, craft group or sporting group? Click here to see the range of community groups active in the Shire and find your new adventure today.

The Mundijong Library boasts a range of resources and activities for all ages, find out more about what the Library has to offer here.

Upcoming Events


Friend in Need Workshop (Online) 

The Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale has joined with Alex Kopp from Anglicare WA to bring you this interactive two hour online workshop which aims to empower people to provide emotional and practical support to a friend in tough times. It develops the knowledge and skills to:

• Recognise when someone is struggling
• Learn how to have a conversation about sensitive topics
• Identify the emotional and practical help that might be needed
• Find and connect to professional supports
• Manage difficult or unplanned responses

This workshop will run on 13 October and registration details are available on the Shire's What's On Calendar now, or you can Register Here.

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Seniors Week

WA Seniors Week is an annual event that encourages people of all ages to celebrate the contributions of older people to the Western Australian community. WA Seniors Week is also a celebration of seniors’ active participation in community life. Be sure to check back to see what the Shire has planned for Seniors Week each November. 

Seniors week 2021 will be a Garden Party hosted at the Serpentine Falls Home and Tourist Village, all Seniors are welcome and attendance is free.
Please register your attendance for catering purposes by contacting Community Development Officer Julie Sansom on 9526 1137 or jsansom@sjshire.wa.gov.au 

Students and Seniors at the 2020 Seniors Week Garden Party

Court Grammar School Students provide lunch and entertainment to Seniors at the 2020 Seniors Week Garden Party held at the Serpentine Falls Home and Tourist Village. Proudly supported by Stay on Your Feet WA.

Resources

AgedCareGuide.com.au provides senior Australians with comprehensive information on the many considerations around aged care. Search more than 5,000 nursing homes, retirement villages and home and community care options in your state, council area or suburb. Use cost calculators, read information articles on specific topics such as respite, dementia and more. 

View free online copies of their publications by clicking the images below.

Front Cover Aged Care Guide  Front Cover Home Care Guide  Front Cover Your Retirement Guide  Front Cover Disability Support Guide

Employment webinars

The Shire has engaged award winning career coach Alison Bannister to deliver a series of online webinars around a range of employment related topics. A new webinar is released each month from September 2021 until June 2022 and each release is available for six months. You can watch all the webinars by clicking the image below.

Webinars have the advantage of being able to be watched as many times as you like, paused when you need to and watched at a time of day or night that suits your schedule. Set your own pace and volume and if you would like a copy of the slides to read please contact the Shire on communityactivation@sjshire.wa.gov.au or 9526 1111.

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