The 2019 SRCWA Rockingham LiveLighter Aged Care Games were held at the Baldivis Recreation Centre off Fifty Road on Thursday 29th August. Despite the inclement weather, eight teams enthusiastically took part in a range of games developed specifically for seniors who may require care.
The Hon Pierre Yang MLC Government Whip and Member for South Metro Region welcomed all participants to the games and officially declared the 2018 SRCWA Rockingham LiveLighter Aged Care Games open. Thank you, Pierre, for your support of this unique fun event for seniors.
After 4 hours of fierce competition, third place went to “Waters Warriors”, Second place going to “The Stirrers” (Silver Chain Rockingham) and first place was taken out by Dalmacia (Villa Dalmacia Aged Care).
The best presented team award went to Warriors (Fremantle Social Centre Silver Chain) dressed as a tribe of American Indians. This year our oldest competitor, was 97 years young Nancy Bourne, of the Warriors (Fremantle Social Centre Silver Chain). The participants were treated to a dance show performed by Swing and Sway at the lunch break, thank you Swing and Sway for a most enjoyable performance. SRCWA thanks and acknowledges the hard work by the SRCWA Rockingham Branch committee and volunteers, the Team from Wooroloo, SRCWA State volunteers and staff and those who helped to make this event so enjoyable for the participants and such a great success.
Photos from the day can be viewed here