Seniors Week 2021

Published on 15 September 2021

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To celebrate Senior's Week 2021 Living & Learning Nillumbik have teamed up with Bolton Clark to offer the community a range of FREE health and well being information sessions. These sessions are packed with practical advice and strategies to help you get the most out of life. Each one hour session focuses on a different topic.

Please note that due to the current lockdown situation these sessions will all be run over Zoom. You will be sent a Zoom link prior to the session.
 
CPR and Defibrillation, Monday 11 October 10am
What’s more important than knowing how to save a life? Be prepared for an emergency. Learn the basics of resuscitation and how to use a defibrillator.

Falls Prevention, Tuesday 12 October 2pm
One third of people over 65 fall at least once per year. In this session learn why we fall and how to reduce the risk of falling. Learn how to fall-proof yourself!

Master Your Mind, Thursday 14 October 10am  
Is stress affecting your day-to-day life? Create a toolbox of techniques to manage stress. Take a deep breath. Mindfulness starts now.

Understanding Dementia, Thursday 21 October 10am
Almost 1 in 10 people over 65 have dementia in Australia and as we age this number increases substantially. This session will explain what Dementia is, it’s causes, signs and symptoms as well as how to reduce the risks.

Healthy Bladder, Monday 25 October 10am
4.8 million Australians live with bladder weakness. Learn simple tips and exercises to improve control and prevent future bladder problems.

Healthy Skin, Tuesday 26 October 2pm
Your skin changes as you age and is less able to protect and heal itself. Learn how to improve and maintain skin health.

Bookings are essential and places are limited. Book quick!
 

Venue

All information sessions will be run online via Zoom. Participants will be emailed the Zoom link prior to the event. 
 

How do I book?

Click here

For more information

Contact the Living & Learning Nillumbik customer support staff on 9433 3744 or info.livinglearning@nillumbik.vic.gov.au

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