Seniors' news and notices
Active and Healthy Group
A group for older people recovering from depression and / or anxiety.
Friday's at the Marrickville Town Hall Meeting
10am - 12.30pm
Register before this Friday the 15th as several spaces still available - a 12 week program that has already commenced and runs until 17 May 2019.
Enquires Jane Massa on 9515 3800 or Isobel Graham 9515 3158.
2019 Seniors Card Directories & Legal Aid Diaries
Legal Aid has many publications and their 2019 Diary is just one. These diaries have topics for older people and are available at all service centres - numbers are limited.
Seniors Card Directories provides information on discounts for seniors. Ashfield Library and Ashfield Service Centre have received deliveries. More have been ordered for both Leichhardt and Petersham Service Centres. You can also download or view on line.
If you are at one of the community centres in the LGA, you could also ask about obtaining a 2019 Seniors Card Directory.
Honouring our local heroes
The Inner West Council Citizen, Senior Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year Awards aim to recognize outstanding contributions from individuals within the inner west community.
One award is offered in each category and awarded at the Council's Australia Day event. The Inner West Council Citizen, Senior Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year Awards aim to recognize outstanding contributions from individuals within the inner west community.
Details and to apply can be found: www.innerwest.nsw.gov.au/contribute/community-participation/citizen-of-the-year
Seniors' Health and Wellbeing Survey 2017/18
Inner West Council provides a range of activities for seniors' health and wellbeing across the local government area.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org