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Seniors

City of Adelaide offers a range of programs and opportunities to support city seniors to continue living independently and to participate in community life. Below are a few of those services; consider also looking at our Community Events & Activities pages for more.

Easy Moves Exercise Class

A weekly Tuesday session of gentle chair-based physical activity for seniors at the North Adelaide Community Centre. The exercises help maintain strength, flexibility and balance, as well as improving general fitness and wellbeing. The classes are led by a qualified instructor and are a great way to make new friends! Medical clearance required. View more details of the Easy Moves Exercise Class here. To book call the Customer Service Team on 8203 7203.

Strength for Life

Sessions providing functional exercise which relate to everyday activities are held on various mornings throughout the week at Adelaide Aquatic Centre. This exercise provides supervised strength training with a focus on posture, balance and core control. All participants are required to complete Strength for Life forms before booking an assessment and these plus further information can be obtained by calling the Customer Service Team on 8203 7665.

Exercise for Seniors

Exercise for Seniors is a weekly Thursday session of gentle exercise for all levels of fitness at the Box Factory Community Centre. Exercises can be tailored to individual needs from chair based exercises to exercise unassisted. Sessions are led by a qualified instructor in partnership with Anytime Fitness CBD & Morphett Street. To book call the Customer Service Team on 8203 7203.

Home Library Service

This service is free for all city residents who are unable to visit our libraries. Library staff coordinate the service, and friendly and skilled volunteers select and deliver materials to our customers. Books (including large print), audio books, DVDs, CDs and magazines from across South Australia are delivered to your door.

Contact Home Library Service 8203 7990.

Commonwealth Home Support Programme

City of Adelaide’s Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) is a short-term support service for people aged over 65 years (or over 55 years for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders) who need some short term assistance to remain living independently in their homes. The program is designed to work alongside residents to support them to achieve their wellness and reablement goals.

Find out more about City of Adelaide CHSP

Contact the Customer Service Team 8203 7203 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)  Available: Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm. 

Social Support

A service for residents who find it difficult to socialise, keep up their interests or participate in activities they enjoy. We can provide information and support to help residents maintain social and recreational connections with others, or establish new ones.

Contact Social Support 8203 7203.

Digital Hub

Provides free training in computers, internet, iPads, smartphones and more. Fun and interactive small group and one-on-one training is available for all skill levels in our fully equipped Digital Hub.

Find out more about the Digital Hub

Community courses

Our libraries and community centres offer a range of community courses open to all.

Find out more about our Community Centres

Senior Social Programs

There are a number of social programs designed for seniors including tours, classes and concerts. Access the autumn (April - September) social program and registration form here.

City Grapevine newsletter

City of Adelaide’s newsletter for older residents, providing information on coming events, activities and programs of relevance. The newsletter can be sent by request to individuals, groups and organisations within the Adelaide area. To add your name to the mailing list, please call 8203 7203.  Residents who receive CHSP services are automatically sent a copy. To recieve a copy via email, sign up using the pop-up sign up form on this page. The grapevine archive can be accessed here.

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