Barnet Seniors Insider 10 PDF (January / February 2017) is now available to download here (PDF 1.4Mb, 8 sides of A4).
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 10
Loneliness is not just about spending more time alone than is comfortable. It’s about all the knock-on effects too.
Growing healthy communities with From Generation to Generation
‘Intergen’ brings older and younger people together to learn and have fun, sharing the untapped skills, knowledge and experience of life older people have to offer, supporting and inspiring each other.
Supporting elderly living
The Barnet Elderly Asians group helps members to access public services as well as providing lunch, exercise and social opportunities in a culturally sensitive environment.
Spotlight on local services
Healthwatch Barnet listens to views about Barnet health and social care services and they talk to the health service and Council about this to improve the service.
Reduce the risk of becoming a victim of distraction burglary.
Before, during and after a hospital stay. You may not always know you’ll be going into hospital, but when you do it’s a good idea to plan ahead.
Kitchen Fire Safety
Over half of all house fires in the UK start in the kitchen.
Stay well this winter
Top 10 tips for staying healthy this winter. Cold and wintry conditions, combined with shorter days, can make many of us feel poorly.
Doctors, Pharmacies, Walk-in Centres, Accident and Emergency: where to go.
Don’t be embarrassed
Talking about what goes on in the privacy of our bathroom isn’t a conversation we tend to have, but don’t be embarrassed to speak to your GP if you have any questions or concerns about bowel cancer.
Out and About in Barnet
Things to do
And mentions for…
Barnet Mencap, Dementia Cafés, and Silverline
To read the full text of these articles, download the Insider 10 PDF.