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Independent Living Seminar - Happy & Healthy

We all want to live well as we age. Chances are you get your car tuned regularly, never skipping a service. However, are you taking such good care of yourself? Reseach shows if we use preventive measures it reduces the risk of illness and disease. Come along to find out what you can do to keep happy and healthy.

Monday, February 25 & March 4
10am – 12.30pm

Mosgiel Senior Citizens Hall,
5 Hartstonge Avenue,

  • ·         February 25 - Health checks to support a healthy body to lead a good life. Explore good oral health as we age. What immunisations and health screenings should older people consider as we age?

  • ·         March 4 - Explore medications safety, storage, disposal, adverse effects, warnings etc. Environmental changes and which life skills and knowledge and older person can do to support our community?

THIS SERIES IS FREE- Donations/koha are appreciated

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To Register or enquiries contact:
Kristen Beardsmore
Age Concern Otago
P 03 479 3054

Speakers will be W. Murray Thomson, Professor of Dental Epidemiology and Public Health, Faculty of Dentistry, Otago University; Helen Turner, Immunisation Coordinator, Southern DHB; Emma Bell and Genevieve Cowley, Southern DHB, National Bowel Screening; Bianca Pasco, Pharmacist, Mosgiel Health Centre; Michele Cox, Organic Gardener; Rochell Fox, Disability Information and a speaker on environment changes.

Later Event: March 4
Staying Safe Driving Workshop