Age Concern Auckland and Counties Manukau deliver a programme of activities and resources on a variety of subjects are developed in partnership with older people and other community groups. Register your interest online below or call Age Concern Auckland or Counties Manukau.

Franklin Positive Ageing Expo - 18/10/2019

Happy to announce that we will be attending this years Franklin Positive Ageing Expo! The largest free positive ageing expo in Auckland!

There will be performances, food, coffee and tea, and an exciting array of stalls from services and groups for 65+. As the poster says: "Life begins at 65"!

We hope to see you there!

Date: Friday, 18th October 

Time: 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Location: Pukekohe Indian Hall, Ward Street, Pukekohe

Civil Defence - Dates TBC

Tsunami? Earthquake? Flood? Volcanic Eruption? Are you prepared? Come and find out how to 'Get Ready & Get Through' with advice from Civil Defence experts.

Time: TBC

Location: TBC

Length of workshop: 2 – 2.5 hours

 

The workshop is free, however a donation/koha would be appreciated.

 

Register your interest today.

 

Available in South Auckland, Eastern suburbs, Papakura and Franklin

Health & Disability Advocacy Service Information - Dates TBC

Having a problem with a Health or Disability Service? 

Consumers have rights and providers have duties.

Come along and learn more about the code of Health and Disability consumers rights.

​Time: TBC

Location: TBC

Length of workshop: 2 hours.

The workshop is free, however a donation/koha would be appreciated.

Register your interest today. Places are limited. 

Available in Central and West Auckland.

Making a Will - Dates TBC

Do you have a current will?

What should it contain?

Is it legally binding?

 

Come along and have your questions answered by the experts to understand more about writing your Will.

Time: TBC

Location: TBC

Length of workshop: 2 hours

The workshop is free, however a donation/koha would be appreciated.

Register your interest today. Places are limited. 

For more information please phone 820 0184.

Introduction to Mobile Technology - Dates TBC

Come along to this workshop for a one-to-one session on how to use your own phone, tablet or laptop.  You will be matched with a volunteer who will do their best to help you with your device.

​Time: To be confirmed 

Location: To be confirmed 

​What to bring: Bring your phone, lap top, iPad or other devices and buddy with a staff member to explore how it all works.

The workshop is free, however a donation/koha would be appreciated.

Places are limited. Register your interest today.

Available in Central and West Auckland.

Keeping Connected - Dates TBC

AKA Cellphones for Seniors

One on one tutoring exploring how to use your mobile phone, from texting to using the camera. Learn at your own pace and find out as much or as little as YOU want.

​Time: TBC

Location: TBC

Length of workshop: Held over two consecutive weeks, you have the option to attend one or both.

What to bring: Bring your own device, a list of questions and a notepad

 

The workshop is free, however a donation/koha would be appreciated.

 

Please note, spaces available are subject to availability of buddies at each session, your place is not guaranteed until it has been confirmed by the office a few days before.

 

Available in South Auckland, Eastern suburbs, Papakura and Franklin

Nutrition in a Nutshell - Dates TBC

A short overview looking at the importance of nutrition as we age and our changing nutritional needs.Includes a look at food groups, their importance and recommended daily intake, the importance of protein, fibre, fluids, strong bones, Vitamin D and smart snacking.

​Time: TBC

Location: TBC

Length of workshop: 10am - 12noon

The workshop is free, however a donation/koha would be appreciated.

 

Register your interest today.

 

Available in South Auckland, Eastern suburbs, Papakura and Franklin

NZ Fire Service - Dates TBC

Do you have a fire plan? Do you know what to do in an emergency? Do you have a working smoke alarm? Hear about the role of the Fire Service, get some fire safety tips and be ready to get out should a fire occur in your home.

 

Time: TBC

Location: TBC

Length of workshop: 2 – 2.5 hours

The workshop is free, however a donation/koha would be appreciated.

Register your interest today.

Available in South Auckland, Eastern suburbs, Papakura and Franklin

Online Banking Made Easy -TBC

Come along to this workshop for a one-to-one session on how to use your own phone, tablet or laptop.  You will be matched with a volunteer who will do their best to help you with your device.

​Time: TBC

Location: TBC

​What to bring: Bring your phone, lap top, iPad or other devices and buddy with a staff member to explore how it all works.

The workshop is free, however a donation/koha would be appreciated.

 

Places are limited. Register your interest today.

Available in Central and West Auckland.

Positive Steps Falls Prevention Programme - Dates TBC

Positive Steps is a fall prevention programme that has been designed for participants to learn ways to keep safe on their feet and thereby reduce the likelihood of falls.

This programme is designed to:

  • Help retain independence

  • Help maintain health and well being

  • Provide information and active participation

 

Time:TBC

Location: TBC

Length of workshop: A four week course that runs 10am - 12:30pm each Friday.

 

The workshop is free, however a donation/koha would be appreciated.

 

Registration is limited to 12 people. Please note, as this course is held over 4 consecutive weeks, you must be available to attend all 4 sessions at the time of registration.​

Available in South Auckland, Eastern suburbs, Papakura and Franklin

Preparing for Bereavement - Dates TBC

In this session, we cover the practical and legal issues that need to be addressed when bereavement occurs. Guest speakers from a local Funeral Home and Manukau Memorial Gardens.

 

Time: TBC

Location: TBC

Length of workshop: 2 – 2.5 hours

 

The workshop is free, however a donation/koha would be appreciated.

 

Register your interest today.

 

Available in South Auckland, Eastern suburbs, Papakura and Franklin

Safe and Sound (NZ Police) - Dates TBC

Your local Community Constable will talk on their role and look at issues surrounding the safety of older people in your community and today's society, with and emphasis on what is happening in the area you live in.

​Time: TBC

Location: TBC

Length of workshop: TBC

The workshop is free, however a donation/koha would be appreciated.

 

Register your interest today.

 

Available in South Auckland, Eastern suburbs, Papakura and Franklin.

Safety in the Home - Dates TBC

Learn more about how you can improve safety at home.

Time: TBC

Location: TBC

Length of workshop:  2 hours

The workshop is free, however a donation/koha would be appreciated.

Register your interest today.

Available Central and West Auckland.

Scooter Safety - Dates TBC

Road rules, safety and legal responsibilities and purchase options are some of the topics covered in this course.

 

Time: TBC

Location: TBC

Length of workshop: 2.5 hours

 

The workshop is free, however a donation/koha would be appreciated.

 

Register your interest today.

 

Available in South Auckland, Eastern suburbs, Papakura and Franklin

Senior Chef - Dates TBC

Senior Chef is a fun, practical and FREE 8 week course for older people who want to re- kindle an interest in cooking or who want to learn to cook.  Make new friends and have fun while you learn

Each week class includes:

  • Healthy eating for older people, menu planning, shopping tips and budgeting

  • Preparing and cooking a meal in pairs

  • Sharing the meal with the group

Criteria for attendance:

  • 65 years or older, 55 years or older for Maori and Pacific people

  • Live alone or with one other person

  • Want to improve skills, motivation or confidence around cooking

  • Can stand for at least an hour for food preparation 

​Course details:

Time: TBC

Location: TBC

Length of workshop: 3 hour classes held over eight consecutive weeks, including morning tea and lunch. (Attendance is required at all eight sessions)

The workshop is free, however a donation/koha would be appreciated.

Register your interest today.

Available in Central and West Auckland

Seniors Eating Well - Dates TBC

A nutrition course for older people held over 4 consecutive months. Morning tea included. This practical course looks at issues of nutrition as we age, tips for shopping and cooking for one and making life in the kitchen easier. In 2018, these programmes are being held in conjunction Tuakau and Beachlands Selwyn Seniors groups and are being held over 4 consecutive months. To get full value, it is recommended you are available to attend all 4 sessions. Includes food tasting!

 

Time: TBC

Location: TBC

Length of workshop: A four month course that runs 10am - 12:30pm.

 

The workshop is free, however a donation/koha would be appreciated.

 

Please note, as this course is held over 4 consecutive months, you must be available to attend all 4 sessions at the time of registration.

Available in South Auckland, Eastern suburbs, Papakura and Franklin

Superannuation Entitlements - Dates TBC

Come along to this workshop for up-to-date Superannuation Entitlement information.  Make sure you’re receiving your full entitlement and know what help is available to you. 

​Time: TBC

Location: TBC

Length of workshop: 2 hours

The workshop is free, however a donation/koha would be appreciated.

Register your interest today.

Available Central and West Auckland.

Trusts - Dates TBC

What a Trust?

How to set up a trust?

Do you want to protect your assets and ensure they are used for intended purposes?

Come along and have your questions answered. 

​Time: TBC

Location: TBC 

Length of workshop: 2 hours.

The workshop is free, however a donation/koha would be appreciated. For more information please phone 820 0184.

Available in Central and West Auckland.

Wills and Enduring Power of Attorney - Dates TBC

Who will manage your affairs if you are no longer able to? Have you caught up with the changes made to the power of attorney legislation which may affect you and your family? Come and find out about Powers of Attorney, the different types and who can be an attorney for you.​

Time: TBC

Location: TBC

Length of workshop: TBC

The workshop is free, however a donation/koha would be appreciated.

Register your interest today.

Available in South Auckland, Eastern suburbs, Papakura and Franklin.

WINZ Entitlements for older people - Dates TBC

Up to date Entitlement Information

Are you receiving your full entitlement?

Are you aware of what help is available?

Come along and have your questions answered.

Time: TBC

Location: TBC

Length of workshop: 2 hours  

The workshop is free, however a donation/koha would be appreciated. Places are limited, phone Maureen 820 -0184 to register

Available in Central and West Auckland.

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