Seniors

Seniors

News, Programs and Events

Life Skills Workshop- Rewarding Resumes

An overview on putting together a resume that gets you the job you want!

Are you over 40 and live within the City of Armadale? Don’t miss out on this fantastic workshop covering:

• Strategies for updating your resume for the evolving workplace
• Understanding Selection Criteria and key words
• Figure out what to put in and leave out, of your resume
• How to search for a job and set up a profile

Date: Tuesday 5 February, 5 — 6.30pm
Venue: Evelyn Gribble Community Centre
Address: 140 Ninth Road, Hilbert
Light refreshments will be served from 4.30pm. Bookings are essential, please phone the City’s Community Development team on 9394 5462 to book now.

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Positive Ageing Sessions- Armadale Library

Armadale Fitness and Aquatic Centre

Wednesday 5 December
1.30 - 2.30pm

The power of our minds is incredible and its effect on our health and wellbeing is something science is only starting to discover. Geordie Thompson, a Clinical Hypnotherapist, will explain how you can control the energy of our minds to increase our health and how hypnosis is used to reduce pain, anxiety and stress. 

Managing your money

Wednesday 5 December
3 - 4 pm

A Financial Information Service Officer from Centrelink will discuss how to:

  • Take control of your money.
  • Start a budget - set goals for the future.
  • Protect your assets.
  • Clear your debts.

Refreshment will be provided. Bookings are essential. Visit library.armadale.wa.gov.au or call 9394 5125.

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Tech Buddies

Do you need help with technology? Students from Dale Christian School will be available to assist you with your technology troubles. Any questions about your laptop, iPad, tablet, mobile phone or digital camera can be solved by these technology savvy youngsters.

Wednesdays

12.30 - 1.30pm

Armadale Library

Term 4 dates:
10 October, 17 October, 24 October, 31 October, 7 November, 14 November, 21 November.

Phone Armadale Library on 9394 5125 to book your place.

 

Positive Ageing Seniors Festival

Calling all seniors! The Positive Ageing Seniors Festival will return from 1 to 30 November 2018. Featuring a month of activities and events for seniors in the community including activities during Seniors Week, the festival is an opportunity to recognise the important contribution seniors make in the community.

To see what’s on during the month, pick up a free copy of the Positive Ageing Seniors Festival booklet from either the City of Armadale Administration building, the City’s Libraries or the Perth Hills Armadale Visitor Centre.

Positive Ageing Booklet

Pole Walking

Pole walking is walking with a set of specially designed poles to assist and further enhance everyday walking. It is a fun and functional way to exercise and is considered an all-in-one workout.

Pole walking promotes health and wellbeing. It exercises the mind and body and it has been noted that pole walking can be helpful to people experiencing Dementia and Parkinsons.

Cost: A gold coin donation.

If you would like to join a pole walking group contact the Armadale Visitors Centre on 9394 5410 or visitorcentre@armadale.wa.gov.au.

Volunteering

Keep active and contribute to your community by volunteering. For information on volunteering opportunities contact Armadale Volunteer Services on (08) 9394 5629 or email volunteering@armadale.wa.gov.au.

Local Groups and Clubs

Older people in the City of Armadale have access to a wide range of local groups and clubs for sport, recreation and social opportunities.

Roleystone-Karragullen Seniors Club  

Jarrah Road, Roleystone

Activities include indoor bowls, mah-jong, book club, art and computer classes, bingo and lunches.

Call 9390 6114 for information.

Westfield Kelmscott Seniors Club 

Harold King Community Centre, Monday to Friday

Activities include pool, darts, boot scooting, podiatry, hairdresser on specific days, and also lunch and outings.

Call 9390 5204 for information.

Water Walkers 

Meet at Armadale Aquatic centre on Mondays and Thursdays, 6am to 9am.

Exercising walking through water and socialise afterwards.

Call 9399 3225 for information.

Dale Rainbow Walkers 

Dale Cottages, Coombe Avenue, Armadale.

Meet Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8.30am for five walks around the village, distances between 150m to 2km.

Call 9497 3200 for information.

Pole Walking Groups

Call 9394 5410 for information.

Service Providers

There are a range of government and non-government agencies providing services and support to seniors living within the City of Armadale.

Frequently Asked Questions

Click here for answers to FAQs for seniors and people with a disability.