Services for Older People

Local support and services for seniors and people over 50.

Seniors Centres and Seniors Groups

Our friendly and welcoming seniors centres and seniors groups run activities including:

  • cultural activities
  • social activities
  • recreation
  • adult learning
  • health and wellbeing activities.

Specific activities at each centre may include line dancing, ballroom dancing, card games, exercise, coach trips, or educational activities.

New members are always welcome. For more information, contact your nearest Seniors Citizen Centre or Seniors Group:

Senior Citizen Centres

Seniors Groups

Cultural and Linguistically Diverse Services

The following independent organisations offer services for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds:

Health and Fitness

Finding an exercise based activity to keep you fit and active is important at all ages, whether its for active fitness, relaxation and stress management or gentle exercise.

The following organisations provide local health and fitness services for seniors:

Home Support Services

Home support services are provided through My Aged Care, under the Commonwealth Home Support Program.

My Aged Care can arrange services to help you live independently. When you are ready, they can also help you look into an aged care home.

Contact My Aged Care:

Meals on Wheels, Shopping List Program and Centre Based programs

You can access these services through My Aged Care:

In the Bayside area these services are provided by South Eastern Community Connect and Randwick Meals on Wheels Service.

Home Library Service

If you are unable to visit the Library due to illness, disability or mobility issues, please contact us to arrange home delivery. We can deliver magazines, books, CDs and hearing books.

Contact us:

Seniors in Bayside

People aged 60 years and over make up 19% of the Bayside population, with citizens aged 70 years and over making up 10.5% of the overall population.

This group includes people from diverse backgrounds and cultures. 52% of our senior residents speak a language other than English at home. 8.2% of residents do not speak English fluently and so are more likely to require language and culturally specific services as they age.

More information:

Seniors Technology Workshops

Unsure how to use your device?

A professional trainer will show you for FREE how to stay safe online, get the most from your device and access My Aged Care.

Find out about ongoing Bayside Library programs that can help you practice technology skills.

Please bring your own device. All venues (Bayside Men's Shed, Rockdale Town Hall [FULLY BOOKED] and Alf Kay Community Centre Eastlakes) are accessible. A light lunch and refreshments will be provided. Bookings essential at the information link below or by calling 9366 3679 or 9366 3685.

More Information

Services for Older People