Nillumbik Shire Council has received a $25,000 grant from the State Government to develop a program of initiatives to increase social participation opportunities for those socially isolated within the community.
A Seymour man has died after crashing his mobility scooter into a park bench earlier this month.
Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing 71-year-old Eltham woman Jing Ling Cai.
Nillumbik Shire Council will be stepping in to help reduce isolation and loneliness and improve access and support among its older residents as the new Federal Government aged care system is set to be rolled out.
With almost a quarter of the Shire’s population over the age of 65 Murrindindi Shire Council has joined the global movement to develop and maintain Age Friendly Communities.