Corona Virus Updates

U3A in the time of Covid-19: Information and ways to pass the time

U3A Network Covid-19 Bulletin, Edition 10 – 13 May 2020

This bulletin is published by U3A Network Victoria for the use of the U3A movement during the COVID-19 pandemic. Access the bulletin here.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for older people – update

Updated advice from the Australian Government Department of Health for people aged 70 years and over, people aged 65 years and over with chronic medical conditions, people with compromised immune systems, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people over the age of 50, are at greater risk of more serious illness if they are infected with coronavirus. Access the document here.

2020 Victorian Seniors Festival re-imagined broadcasts now live

This year the Festival is being brought direct to your home through online performances, zoom interviews and story-telling, with three new broadcasts a week from 30 April.  Here is the link to watch the broadcasts: https://www.seniorsonline.vic.gov.au/festivalsandawards

Yarra Ranges Council Healthy & Active Aging Newsletter – COVID-19 Edition 2

The latest newsletter from the Yarra Ranges Council contains updates about the COVID-19 virus, and activities to help pass the time. The newletter can be viewed by clicking on this link.

U3A Network COVID-19 Bulletin – Edition 9, 29 April

The bulletin contains updates on the impact of the COVID-19 virus relevant to U3A members and groups. View the newsletter here.

U3A Yarra Ranges Bulletin

These roughly bi-weekly Bulletins aim to provide useful information, with a focus on our demographic, as well as the occasional chuckle to help relieve the tedium of “lock-down”. Any contributions would be gratefully received by our editor. Follow the link(s) below.

Class and Digital Ideas

The following document contains links to useful sites for study and entertainment. Note the instructions at the top of the document.

Covid-19 Information Sheet

The linked document, from the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia, contains useful information about managing one’s health, both physical and mental, a list of resources, and responses to frequently asked questions. While targeted towards prostate cancer sufferers, the information contained in the document may be of use to a wider audience.