Bolton Clarke Seniors Festival Hub
– Victorian Seniors Festival 2018 –

Bolton Clarke is proud to bring you the Bolton Clarke Festival Hub at Melbourne Town Hall, filled with a week long program of free and fun events during the Victorian Seniors Festival.

Enjoy a free cuppa, coffee and a biscuit on us as you sample the buzz of the Hub. Check out our photo exhibition and come over for a chat with our team about Home Care packages. Enjoy the festival!

Centenarian High Tea – Celebrating Life

Friday 12 October 2018
9.30am – 12.00noon
The Supper Room
Melbourne Town Hall – 90-130 Swanston Street Melbourne VIC 3000

A century of life is an amazing milestone. Bolton Clarke invites Victoria’s living treasures, 100 years and over, to attend a Special High Tea in their honour.

This free event is reserved for people who are 100 years and over.

Each centenarian is welcome to bring a guest with them to the celebrations.

Bookings are essential

Cost: FREE

Melbourne Room Sessions at the Melbourne Town Hall

Healthy Pit Stop - Victorian Seniors Festival

Bolton Clarke Healthy Pit Stop

Monday 8 to Friday 12 October 2018
12noon – 2.00pm
Melbourne Room
Melbourne Town Hall

Check your blood pressure, hearing and risk of type 2 diabetes from our friendly nurses.
No booking required

Cost: FREE

Live the Life you Want - Victorian Seniors Festival

Keep Living the Life You Want

Monday 8, Wednesday 10 & Thursday 11 October 2018
11:30am – 2:30pm
Melbourne Room
Melbourne Town Hall

Chat to one of our friendly team about how we can help you at home. With options from personal care and nursing, to meals and home maintenance, our Home Care packages are as individual as you are.
No booking required.

Cost: FREE

 

The Future is Here - Victorian Seniors Festival

The Future is Here

Monday 8 October 2018
10.30am – 11.30am
Melbourne Room
Melbourne Town Hall

Join Matiu Bush to learn about The Library of Aged Care Things, SmartHomes, and the One Good Street project creating Air Con Clubs for heatwaves, casserole clubs and more. Find out how technology and online social networking are supporting seniors to live independently in their homes.
No booking required

Cost: FREE

 

Cycling without Age - Victorian Seniors Festival

Cycling Without Age

Tuesday 9 October 2018
10.30am – 11.30am
Melbourne Room
Melbourne Town Hall

Come on a joyride with us! Seniors in Melbourne are using free bike rides to get around town. Matiu Bush will explain how you can take advantage of this service to keep mobile in the comfort of the purpose-built fun trishaw.
No booking required

Cost: FREE

 

Take Better Photos - Victorian Seniors Festival

Take Better Photos

Wednesday 10 October 2018
10.30am – 11.30am
Melbourne Room
Melbourne Town Hall

**** Unfortunately our photographer is very sick today and will be unable to run this session. If possible we will try to reschedule. So sorry for the short notice ***

A camera in your pocket, the new digital SLR; wondering how to use them to capture amazing photos? Get tips from  professional photographer Eddie Emnt to learn the tips and tricks to taking great photos with your phone. This session will cover iPhone and Android phones.

iPhone techniques will include:

  • Different modes (photo, square, video, panorama, slow motion, time lapse)
  • Selfies
  • Control over focus and brightness
  • Zoom
  • Portrait (depending on the model of the users iPhone)

Android techniques will include:

  • Different modes (photo, square, video, panorama, slow motion, time lapse)
  • Selfies
  • Control over focus and brightness
  • Zoom
  • Portrait (depending on the model of the users android device)
  • Pro mode (ISO, White balance, shutter speed, manual focus)

Bookings essential

Cost: FREE

 

Tea Infusion - Victorian Seniors Week

Tea Infusion

Thursday 11 October 2018
10.30am – 11.30am
Melbourne Room
Melbourne Town Hall

Enjoy the simple pleasure of tea while discovering its history, many varieties and the best way to brew the perfect cup from Tea Master, Sharyn Johnston from the Australian Tea Masters. Session includes tastings and fresh scones with all the trimmings.
Booking essential

Cost: FREE

 

Yarra Room Sessions at the Melbourne Town Hall

Healthy Brain, Healthy Body - Victorian Seniors Festival

Healthy Brain, Healthy Body

Monday 8 October 2018
10.30am – 11.30am
Yarra Room
Melbourne Town Hall

“You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old” Did you know longevity is 30% due to genetics and 70% due to the environment? Learn how to experience happiness and satisfaction at any age. Healthy Brain, Healthy Body is one of the sessions from our Be Healthy and Active program.
Places are limited – click here to book

Cost: FREE

 

 

Healthy Bladder - Victorian Seniors Festival

Healthy Bladder

Wednesday 10 October 2018
10.30am – 11.30am
Yarra Room
Melbourne Town Hall

4.8 million Australians live with bladder weakness. A healthy bladder and healthy pelvic floor muscles are important for ongoing active lifestyles. Join us to learn simple tips and techniques to stay healthy and keep enjoying life to the full.
Healthy Bladder is one of the sessions from our Be Healthy and Active program.
Places are limited – click here to book

Cost: FREE

 

Win $1,000 VISA Gift Card

Bolton Clarke Home Care Packages gave visitors at the 2018 Victorian Seniors Festival Expo the opportunity to win a $1,000 Visa Gift Card.

The winner of the gift card was Shirley Bondfield of Hastings, Victoria

 Click here for full terms and conditions

 

Need to know more about the 2018 Victorian Seniors Festival?

Email our Events Team