Seniors' news and notices
Up coming Dementia Forums - 2019
Dementia Forum for Italian speakers - free
When: Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 10.30am-1.30pm
Where: Club Burwood RSL , 96 Shaftesbury Road Burwood
Morning Tea and Lunch provided
Must RSVP please call (02) 9564 0744 or email email@example.com
Dementia Forum for Greek speakers - free
When: Thursday, 12 September, 2019, 9.30-12.30 followed by lunch
Where: Marrickville Church Hall, St Nicholas, 203-207 Livingstone Rd, Marrickville
Must RSVP to Jim Giann 9516 2188 Freeda Economidis 9562 0511
Demenetia forum for Korean speakers - free
When: Thursday 12 September, 11am-2pm
Where: 82 Brighton Avenue Croydon Park
Must RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 8507 2027 or 0470 370 846
Supported by the Dementia-Friendly Communities program of Dementia Australia and Canterbury – Bankstown City Council Administrated by Community and Cultural Connections Inc, Inner West Area Sector Support Development Officer, Inner West Council, City of Canterbury Bankstown and Sydney Local Health District.
Dementia Australia has a webinar
For resources and information
Aboriginal Active & Healthy Group
6 Week Sydney Local Health District Program and supported by Inner West Council.
If you are over 45 and have or recovering from depression or anxiety, or feel like joining a social health and wellbeing group, come join the free Aboriginal Active and Healthy Group
Where: Redfern Community Health Centre
103-105 Redfern St Redfern NSW 2016
When: Tuesday 24th September
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Lunch Included: For more information or to book your place contact Narelle on 9395 0444
Tech Savvy Seniors
Did you know that you can access free training if you are over 6o. years of age.
The Tech Savvy Seniors Program is continuing into 2019 by community colleges and libraries throughout various locations in NSW.
Tech Savvy Seniors delivers low cost digital literacy training to seniors so they can develop the skills and confidence to access information and services online. The program provides training in computers, tablets and smart phones to help seniors to stay connected with their families, friends and communities.
This successful program is an initiative of the NSW Ageing Strategy and is funded through a partnership between the NSW Government and Telstra.
Please access the full range of programs at Sydney Community College.
Seniors' Health and Wellbeing Survey 2017/18
Council conducted the Seniors' Health and Wellbeing Survey between December 2017 and March 2018 in order to help plan its activities to suit the community's needs. The survey was responded to by 460 people and included face-to-face, online and print communication.
A summary of the survey results is available here:
Home fire safety check program
Fire and Rescue NSW have a Home Fire Safety Check program.
To request a smoke alarm check or home fire safety advice, contact the Inner West Home Maintenance and Modification Service.
For additional information about this program visit www.fire.nsw.gov.au
Inner West and Canterbury Elder Abuse Resource Card for Service Providers
On Tuesday 12 June the Inner West and Canterbury Collaborative launched a resource card for service providers. You can request some cards for staff at email@example.com