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“Age Friendly Illawarra is an alliance that aims to create opportunities for older people to lead active, engaged lives and contribute positively to Illawarra communities.”

“Age Friendly Illawarra is an alliance that aims to create opportunities for older people to lead active, engaged lives and contribute positively to Illawarra communities.”

Age Friendly Who

Age Friendly Illawarra is made up of business, government and community organisations working to drive improvements to social, civic and employment participation by Illawarra seniors, and access to transport, housing and support services.

Age Friendly Initiatives

Blog

Warrigal ‘My Club Connect’ – connecting over 55s

By |November 6th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

There is overwhelming evidence our region’s population of people over the age of 55 is growing strongly and will continue to do so. This population growth in older people is not surprising given the desirability of the region as a retirement destination. It is clear from research over many years that an active lifestyle promotes wellbeing and physical exercise is vital in improving health outcomes.

A Two-Way Street.

By |September 25th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Our older citizens do need help from time to time adjusting to the challenges that come with ageing.  However that does not mean that they have nothing to give back to society. At Living Connected, we prefer the term elder to that of senior citizen or older person. It implies that engaging with our elders benefits us as well as them and we learn a

Age Friendly Join Us

Help make our region more Age Friendly.

Age Friendly Illawarra is seeking motivated and passionate organisations and individuals to help develop and deliver the Age Friendly Illawarra vision through various activities and action plans in the region.

Age friendly Illawarra has two levels of membership, Partner and Ambassador. You can benefit by collaborating with like-minded organisations to drive your activities and support our vision.

Download our Membership Proposal to find out more.

Age Friendly Partners

ISJO logo
IRT Foundation Logo
Healthy Cities Illawarra logo
Edmiston Jones logo

What Do You Think?

Age Friendly Illawarra, is governed by a steering committee of representatives from each of the member organisations. The committee meets regularly and would love to hear from you.