Home activities

There are many alternative home activities you can do to keep in contact with friends and family, and to remain in active contact with the world.

If you require help setting up devices, Lively offers a free service for seniors that employs young people to help older people stay connected and live well.

Get help with your technology

Fitness and health

Follow Olympic Leisure and Ivanhoe Aquatic on Facebook for daily exercise videos and healthy activities.

Activities

Online libraries services

Online lending services and programs

Our community libraries may be temporarily closed to the public, but online lending services remain and educational programs for members are still active.

Visit the Yarra Plenty Regional eLibrary and get browsing.

Be Connected program

Be Connected program

The Australian Government is running the Be Connected program that facilitates online learning.

If you provide some basic information on your interests, a free learning program will be developed for you. It's very easy to use.

Online games and cards

Online puzzles and cards

Seniors Online provides a daily dose of games, including crossword, sudoku, trivia, word search and puzzles.

They are updated every day, and you can return for more challenges to test your brain.

NGV virtual tours

National Gallery Victoria

Explore current exhibitions and the National Gallery Victoria's extensive archive on their virtual channel.

Follow the gallery on social media with #NGVEveryDay for updates and daily inspiration.

MSO performances

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra continues to perform and to share great music online.

Watch performances of Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Stravinsky and more.

Neighbourhood hub

Nextdoor website

The free Nextdoor site is a way to stay informed about what’s going on in your neighbourhood, saying hello and sharing community information.