Barnet Seniors Insider 7 PDF (July / August 2016) is now available to download here (PDF 970kB, 8 sides of A4).
The full text is only available as a PDF.
The Insider contains news for senior citizens in Barnet. It gives people practical information about local services, support, events, places to go and things to do that could interest and help them to live their lives to the full.
Contents of Insider 7
Support for carers
If you care for your spouse, partner, family member or friend, find what support is available. Get a Carer’s Assessment, Support Plan and Personal Budget.
Interested in volunteering?
Ever thought of giving some of your time to help others in the community? Whatever your background and skills, there will be a volunteering opportunity for you.
Multilingual mental health services
The Multilingual Wellbeing Services (MWS) provide advocacy, counselling and Mental Health Awareness (Happylife) workshops in Arabic, Cantonese, Dari, Farsi / Persian, French, Hindi, Mandarin, Panjabi, Pashto, Turkish and Urdu.
Give and Take
Timebanking is the way of spending one hour of time helping someone out and earning one time credit in return where everyone’s time is equal.
Barnet Mencap’s Fit2gether project provides lots of chances to try new sports and physical activities, for people with learning disabilities and people with autism or Aspergers and their families.
Video calling for lonely people
Finding Help at Home
Most of us want to live independently in our own homes for as long as possible, but as we get older we may need some support and assistance. If you can’t manage tasks like washing, dressing and feeding yourself, contact Social Services.
Candles and naked flames
One of the biggest causes of fire within homes. Advice to keep you safe.
Making small changes to keep active
Exercise protects your joints by keeping muscles strong, and improves balance, confidence and mood.
The Which? Trusted Traders scheme provides a list of local traders who can be used knowing they’ve been checked and assessed before being accepted.
Type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes
Out and About in Barnet
Things to do
To read the full text of these articles, download the Insider 7 PDF.