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Health Promotion Activities

North Shore

Age Concern Auckland delivers a range of Health Promotion activities that provide practical knowledge on topics to help older people to age well and stay independent, healthy and active.

A list of the activities we offer across on the North Shore are below, however you’ll need to contact the North Shore office to enquire about the activity or workshop you are interested in and to register.

Please note not not all activities and workshops are available at all times.

We can also come and present to groups you are involved in. If you are interested in having a Health Promotion presentation delivered to your seniors group in 2020, please email.

When registering your interest please indicate clearly the activity; date and venue you are interested in attending 

Workshops

My Home, My Choice – finding the best fit
For senior home owner-occupiers this is a research-based decision support tool designed to help older adults think through:

  • How to adapt their current home to live in or
  • Moving on in the future

Date/Time: Tuesday 10 March, 10am-12.30pm
Venue: Takapuna
or
Date/Time: Tuesday 19 May, 10am-12.30pm
Venue: Takapuna
Register your interest


Technology for Seniors/Keeping Connected
An opportunity for older adults to get individual instruction on their own devices e.g. mobile phones, laptops, tablets and ipads. 
This workshop provides the opportunity to learn at your own pace and find out as much or as little as YOU want.

Date/Time: TBC
Venue: Albany
Register your interest

Improving Sleep (2 ½ hours)
This free interactive workshop is designed for older people who suffer from not having enough sleep and/or good quality sleep.  We will explore the structure of sleep and its impact on our health and you will be provided with positive strategies and suggestions for improving your hours of quality sleep.

Date/Time: Tuesday 21 April, 10am-12.30pm
Venue: Takapuna
Register your interest

The Right Place for Me
Ageing in Place? A pipe dream or a reality?
Have you planned for your future accommodation and lifestyle needs in retirement? Do you even know where to start and what to consider?
Come and join us for a cuppa and conversation to explore what might be 'the Right Place for You' in your retirement years.
Limited numbers

Date/Time: Tuesday 31 March, 10am-12.30pm
Venue: Northcote
or
Date/Time: Wednesday 22 April, 10am-12.30pm
Venue: Northcote
Register your interest

We can also come and deliver one of the presentations below to your seniors group. Email or (09) 929 2319  to discuss. A koha towards expenses is appreciated.

Presentations
These interactive presentations and activities allow plenty of time for discussion and sharing.

Steady Steps (an introduction to falls prevention)
A short, interactive session with a power point presentation, introducing some facts about falls, causes and some strategies to reduce the risk of falling.
Register your interest

Nutrition in a Nutshell
A short overview looking at the importance of nutrition as we age and our changing nutritional needs.
Register your interest

Scam Alert! (Beware! Be wise!)
This presentation looks at what is a scam, who can be scammed, the ways you can be scammed and how to protect yourself.
Register your interest

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