A yearly festival of sports competition and cultural activities by older persons aged 60 and over. There are a total of 15 types of competitions, such as table tennis, tennis, soft tennis, archery, softball, fencing, soccer, gate ball, petanque, tai-chi, chess, Japanese chess, and Mahjong. There are also activities for persons of all ages to participate in. The "Nenrin-pic" has been held annually since 1988 to celebrate longevity and to create a society where older persons enjoy life with a sense of purpose.
The eElderly website targets a wide range of users including third-agers and older persons (aged 50 and above) so as to promote digital inclusion. eElderly contains news, information on discount shopping, learning materials, social media, and other useful information for older persons and NGOs.
Elderly Clubs are formed on a voluntary basis by the older persons living in the district. Grants up to JPY 4,800 per month are given from the City to the Elderly Clubs to finance qualified activities, such as, community service, educational, and health promotion activities. All elderly (above 60 years old) living in Fukuoka City are eligible to join the Club activities. Various activities are organized by the Elderly Clubs, for example, sports competitions, golf tournament, chess competition, elderly's arts exhibition, farms operated by the elderly, etc.
The Center refers the elderly members to temporary and short-term jobs. Older persons above 60 years old who have paid the membership fee of 1,800 yen per year are eligible to use the referral services. It aims to revitalize the community and to bring the joy of work to the elderly.
Healthy and able seniors are welcome to become Nursing Care Volunteers in elderly homes. Points will be awarded to participants and they can be exchanged into money or be donated once they reach a certain amount. Older persons participating in volunteer activities are the contributors as well as the beneficiaries. They will be able to contribute to the community while at the same time, they can maintain a healthy living style themselves.