Are you 65 years or older?

Would like to improve your physical wellbeing?

Macquarie University is now testing the myMoves Program for Seniors - a free self managementprogram designed to help people:

• Gain knowledge and skills

• Be more physically active

• Enjoy better health and wellbeing.

For more information download the attached flyer.

Concerned about your loved one's or your hearing?

Book in for a free hearing check now!

This Australian Government funded health check requires:

- you to be a Pension Card Holder.

There are more than 490 Locations nationwide. Call 131 797 or visit their website here.

Stepping on

Stepping On is a free, exciting and friendly community-based falls

prevention program for seniors. It is designed to build knowledge, strength

and confidence to prevent falls and stay active and independent.

For more information please download the attached flyer.

My Aged Care

All the information you need in one place.

My Aged Care (over 65s) is the new central point for all aged care services in Australia.

How My Aged Care helps you

My Aged Care helps you find all the information you need.

This can be as simple as calling the My Aged Care contact centre on 1800 200 422 or visiting their website where you will find information about:

  • the different types of aged care services
  • eligibility for services
  • accessing services
  • understanding your aged care needs
  • helping you find the right local services to meet your needs - you are able to select your own service provider
  • the cost of your aged care services, including fee estimators

Both the website and contact centre provide information and referrals for clients and their carers to be assessed for all aged care services in Australia.

The contact centre will ask for your consent to create a personalised client record. This record will hold up-to-date information on your needs and the services you receive and means you won't have retell your story to the contact centre, assessors and service providers.

The My Aged Care website has clear, easy to understand information on things such as:

  • Help at home
  • Aged care homes 
  • Caring for someone
  • Respite care for carers

You can telephone the My Aged Care contact centre on 1800 200 422 between 8am and 8pm on weekdays and between 10am and 2pm on Saturdays. They are not open on Sundays or Public Holidays.

Other languages

My Aged Care information and services are available in all languages.

Simply call the My Aged Care contact centre 1800 200 422 or go to their website and select your language to find translated information specifically for you.  If you are having any difficulties accessing your language, please call the contact centre on 1800 200 422.

Fee Estimators

You will find a Residential Care Fee Estimator and Home Care Fee Estimator on the My Aged Care website. The Fee Estimators allow consumers to estimate what costs their service provider may ask them to pay.

Please note: the Fee Estimator is not a substitute for financial advice. Users are encouraged to seek independent legal, financial, taxation or other advice to check how the estimate relates to their particular circumstances.

 


 

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