Each November, older people across the nation are celebrated during Seniors Week (6-13 November). The Advocare team will be marking this special date by attending a number of free events across the Perth Metro area, north to Geraldton, as well as heading south to Mt Barker and Albany.
Our mission is to remind older people and their families of how Advocare supports the rights of older people in WA with our free, unbiased and confidential services. Check the listing below and be sure to drop by and pick up some useful information for future planning and protecting the rights of older people. Enjoy Seniors Week!
Events in the Perth Metropolitan area
Kwinana Seniors Week Expo
Date: Tues 8 November, 10.00am-2.00pm
Location: Medina Hall, 7 Page Road, Medina
Description: Advocare has an info/resource stall
Seniors and carers can learn more about the amazing services and community groups providing support in the Kwinana community. Enjoy a line dancing demonstration, seniors choir performance and weaving activity, plus free barista-made coffee and more than 25 stallholders!
FREE Event, no registration required. Find more information here
Have a Go Day, Burswood
Date: Wed 9 November, 9:00am-3:00pm
Location: Burswood Park, Resort Dr, Burswood
Description: Advocare has a stall at this major event of free activities and information day for over 50s
FREE Event, no registration required. View event flyer.
Enquiries – Contact: 08 9492 9773 or find more information here
NBN Scams and Safety Awareness Events
Date: Thurs 10 November, 1.00-3:30pm
Location: Mandurah Seniors and Community Centre, 41 Ormsby Terrace, Mandurah
Description: Advocare will give a 15-minute presentation.
The event will focus on learning more about resources and assistance available from locally based community and government organisations. Organisations will give short presentations explaining how they help and give information seniors may find useful
FREE Event, register by calling 9550 3799 or find more information here
Connect Active Ageing Expo
Date: Fri 11 Nov 2:30-4:30pm
Location: The Hub, Connect, 5 Mackie Street, Victoria Park
Description: Advocare will have an info/resource stall.
“Will comprise of local service providers, recreational groups, and advocacy services.”
FREE Event. Register here or call 08 9361 2904
Events in Regional WA
Morning Tea with Lara Dalton, MLA (Geraldton)
Date: Thurs 10 November, 8.30am – 9.30am
Location: QEII Seniors & Community Centre, 88 Durlacher Street, Geraldton
Description of event: Advocare will have an information stand prior to: 9.30am Lara Dalton, MLA Morning Tea Enjoy morning tea with Member for Geraldton Lara Dalton MLA at the QEII Seniors & Community Centre.
FREE Event. Register at website, QEII Seniors and Community Centre on Durlacher Street, or by calling 9956 6636.
Albany Soroptimists (Narrikup)
Date: Tues 8 November, 10.00am
Location: Narrikup Hall, Hannan Way, Narrikup
Description: Community Elder Abuse/Advocacy Education delivered by Specialist Advocate, Christine
Seniors Week 2022: Elder Abuse & Estate Planning Information Session (Albany)
Date: Thurs 10 November, 2:00-3:00pm
Location: Albany Public Library, 221 York St, Albany
Description: Information session: Community Elder Abuse/Advocacy Education in conjunction with the Albany Community legal Centre attended by Specialist Advocate, Christine
Come along to this informative session to raise your awareness around elder abuse and learn about important things to have in place to protect yourself and your loved ones.
FREE Event. Register at this website or call the Library on 6820 3600. View the event flyer.
Shire of Plantagenet 2022 Seniors Week Expo (Mt Barker)
Date: Friday 11 November, 10.00am-1.00pm
Location: Empowering Plantagenet Seniors Hub, Lesser Hall (Lot 250), Memorial Road, Mount Barker
Description: Advocare will have a stall; Senior and aged care services provider expo, includes free morning tea
Free Event. Register by contacting Shire of Plantagenet, call 9892 1111 or email email@example.com
View the event flyer.