We offer a range of services for Seniors including:

 


 

Health Information for Older Adults brochure:

Developed by Griffith University Public Health students, in consultation with Broadband for Seniors at Lynne Richardson Community Centre, this helpful brochure contains information and contact points for a range of health providers and services.

Click here to download the Health Information brochure.

 


 

Broadband for Seniors is a free service providing computer and internet skills training for Seniors aged 50+.

Training is conducted by volunteer tutors primarily on a "one to one" basis and paced to suit each trainee's needs and skill level.

Training Sessions are held each Tuesday and Friday from 10am to 12noon, utilising the centre’s computers or the trainee's own laptop or tablet computer linked to the free in-house wifi.  Trainees’ own computers are checked to ensure they have the appropriate security and malware software installed and activated.

Tea and Coffee are also provided free of charge.

Located at Lynne Richardson Community Centre
2a Gidgee Court, Molendinar, Ashmore.
Call 5597 5622

Training topics include:

  • Basic Computer Skills: Keyboard, mouse, logging on and logging off, creating user accounts; changing the computer’s settings, etc.
  • Understanding and managing the computer’s filing system.
  • Using internet browsers (e.g. internet explorer, google chrome, mozilla firefox, etc) and also the search engine “Google” to find information on the internet.
  • Understanding and managing internet bookmarks (aka Favourites).
  • Setting up an email account, such as Hotmail or Gmail, to send and receive emails.
  • Attaching and sending photos via email; saving photos received via email; and downloading photos from a camera or mobile phone.
  • Managing passwords.
  • Using Skype to make phone calls and video calls on the internet.
  • Using Facebook to communicate with family and friends.
  • Shopping and banking online safely,
  • Subscribing to and unsubscribing from newsletters and mailing lists.
  • Other topics may be added depending on demand.

 

Meet the Team:

Mark Woodhouse
Convenor

Paul Whelan
Head Tutor

Ben
Tutor

Barry
Tutor

Adam
Tutor

Christine
Tutor

James
Tutor

 

Broadband for Seniors is located at:

Lynne Richardson Community Centre
2a Gidgee Court, Molendinar, Ashmore.

Call 07 5597 5622

 


 

Gold Coast City Council offers a range of activities during Seniors Week in August each year.

Activities include: group classes, excursions, day trips, morning teas, guest speakers, line dancing, music.

For more information about Seniors Week, visit the Gold Coast City Council Website at:
www.goldcoast.qld.gov.au/SeniorsWeek

 


 

Active and Healthy Programme from Gold Coast City Council

The GCCC Active and Healthy programme offers a broad range of free and low coast activities, all over the Gold Coast.

Click for more info about Active and Healthy.

 

 


 

Multicultural Activities

Multiculural Communities Council Gold Coast offers a range of programmes and services for people from multicultural backgrounds and those who speak another language.

For information about current activities, please contact:

Multicultural Communities Council
Gold Coast Branch
1 Dominions Road
Ashmore 4214

Call 07 5527 8011

Visit www.mccgc.com.au

 


 

Bus Trips and Centre-Based Activities
for People with a Disability or other Specialised Needs

Liberty Community Connect offers a range of social activities for people with a Disability or other Specialised Needs.

Activities may include indoor and outdoor activities, bus trips, excursions, events, centre-based indoor activities at Nerang, social groups, social interaction opportunities, and respite care.

For information about these activities, please contact:

Liberty Community Connect
31 Martin Street
Nerang 4211

Call 07 5578 1668

Visit www.LibertyCommunity.org.au

 

 


 

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