LINK – Seniors Information –

SENIORS ENQUIRY LINE

Speak to a real person at Seniors Enquiry Line

Seniors Enquiry Line is a statewide information and referral service. For the cost of a local call, Seniors Enquiry Line gives Queensland seniors, their family, friends, grandparents and carers access to information on topics of interest to seniors.  – ‘click here

VILLAGES

Once you have decided that it’s time to move into a village the hardest part is to choose which one. There are too many choices to list here but what you will find is a selection of websites and information to help you with your choice.

Australia’s No. 1 retirement & aged care directory – click here

New vacancies for villages –click here

Video information centre: over 45 videos under the following topic headings, ‘Ageing well’, ‘Where do I start?’, ‘Finance facts’, ‘What to expect’, ‘Need to know’ – click here

Consumer affairs Victoria
This is a Victorian website, but the information to compare and research retirement villages is still applicable to Queensland –click here

 

EDUCATION

A virtual university of the third age (U3A) – If you are geographically, physically or socially isolated U3A online offers many opportunities for you to learn from – click here

Free computer tutorials – These courses are aimed at beginners and include word, excel etc. – click here

 

VOLUNTEERING IN QLD

This is the website if you want to volunteer, but are unaware of the opportunities available – click here

 

BLOGS FOR SENIORS

Blogs are simply websites for a user or groups of users to express their opinions, thoughts and ideas and to comment on other peoples. The following examples are American but still a good read.

The 70- Something Blog is a blog where Judy chronicles her life – ‘click here

Senior Planet illustrates “Ageing with attitude” – ‘click here

Time Goes By is the blog in which Ronni writes about her life as she ages – ‘click here

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