Council encourages active ageing and recognises and celebrates the many benefits that the ageing population contribute to the community.
Maitland’s population is ageing, reflective of the national trend, with the proportion of population aged 65 or over slightly increasing from 11.7% in 2006 to 14.3% in 2016. The proportion of the population classified as elderly, (75 or over) is 6%, slightly lower than the NSW figure.
Information about accessing services can be obtained from the following websites:
Council is working with community partners to coordinate activities for Seniors Festival which will be held in February this year. As the program for 2019 is developed, more information will be provided on the event page.