Seniors represent an important part of our MidCoast community! See below for information and events relevant to our local seniors.
Council's Ageing and Disability Services can help you stay independent and remain in your home. Visit our Ageing and Disability Services website for more information on how we can help.
Seniors Citizens Associations
Manning Valley Senior Citizens Association
Ormsby House is a Council owned building, run by the Manning Valley Senior Citizens Association. The centre hosts regular activities for seniors including health and wellbeing workshops, art classes, carpet bowls, cards, BBQs, concerts and other social events. Ormsby House is situated on the corner of 24 Commerce Street, on the corner of Albert Street.
To find out what’s happening, contact the Centre on 6552 3193 or visit them on Facebook at Taree Seniors.
Seniors Week is an annual celebration held across the state to celebrate active, healthy, independent seniors who are involved in their community. Council, along with a number of other local community groups and organisations run events for local seniors to get involved in.
To find out what events are happening, check our events calendar closer to the time.
Do you use a motorised wheelchair?
Chargepoint stations are a safe and convenient way to charge your motorised wheelchair. Chargepoints are available in both Taree and Wingham and can be used at no cost:
- Council Administration Centre, Pulteney Street
- Manning Valley Libraries
- Manning Aquatic and Leisure Centre
- Manning Valley Visitor Information Centre
- Taree Airport
- Wingham Pool
Road safety for seniors - free 2017 calendar
Back by popular demand, the 2017 edition of the Safer Seniors Calendar is now available. It provides helpful advice for older drivers, passengers and pedestrians all year round, and is funded by the Local Government Road Safety Program. Download your free copy here.
And this time we're also looking for your feedback on the calendar and how it might better suit your needs in the future. Please help us by taking the quick online survey here.