Silver Sunday – 1st October

People having tea with information stalls in the background
Update (October 2017): A Flickr album of photos and a video from our Silver Sunday Tea at Woodhouse College is now available.

This is a great date for your diary

Venue: Woodhouse College, Woodhouse Road, Finchley, London, N12 9EY
Date: Sunday 1st October 2017
Time: 12.30 – 4.00pm

Silver Sunday is a Free Afternoon Tea Party for Fun and a Informal Drop In Event
Information – Activities – Entertainment

For more information or to book a place call Sue on 0203 778 0151 and leave a message (Sue we will call you back) or email bsabarnet@outlook.com.
Or you can reserve a place via the Contact us General Enquiry form [update: the General Enquiry form has now been removed, this post is retained for historical interest only].

Silver Sunday – 2 October 2016

Silver Sunday - celebrating older peopleSilver Sunday is an annual day of fun and free activities for older people across the UK. It celebrates the value and knowledge they contribute to our communities while combating loneliness and isolation.

On Sunday 2nd October 2016 Barnet Seniors’ Assembly will be hosting an Afternoon Tea Party Drop In Event at Hendon Town Hall, The Burroughs NW4 4AX, from 12.30pm until 4.00pm. A complimentary afternoon tea will be available, as well as entertainment, activities and information stalls. The London Borough of Barnet is once again making the Town Hall available.

people looking at a presentation of art worksSilver Sunday 2016 will precede a week of events and activities taking place throughout the borough for all senior residents. Further details of Silver Sunday week events are in Barnet Seniors Insider 8 PDF (September / October 2016) (PDF 1000kB, 8 sides of A4), and at https://www.barnet.gov.uk/citizen-home/adult-social-care/silver-sunday.html.

Barnet Senior Insider, Issue 5 (March / April 2016)

Barnet Senior Insider 5 PDF (March / April 2016) is now available to download here (PDF 620kB, 8 sides of A4).

The full text is only available as a PDF this time.

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 them and help them to live their lives to the full.

Contents of Insider 5

  • Start a conversation
  • A friendly chat or call can make all the difference
  • Interested in volunteering?
  • Ever thought of giving some of your time to help others in the community?
  • U3A – University of the Third Age
  • Learning for pleasure
  • Sometimes it helps to talk
  • North London Hospice
  • The Reader Organisation
  • Weekly shared reading groups
  • Personal Health Budgets
  • Benefit from increased choice and control
  • Not sure? Don’t open the door!
  • Don’t let unknown callers into your home
  • Know the limit…!
  • Many electrical fires can be avoided by following some simple actions
  • Making small changes to keep active
  • Keep healthy through physical activity, not just exercise
  • Ask Bob
  • What is an endoscopy?
  • Out and About in Barnet
  • Things to do

    To read the full text of these articles, download the Insider 5 PDF.

    Barnet Senior Insider, Issue 4 (January / February 2016)

    News for senior citizens in Barnet
    • Keeping well • Keeping safe • Staying active • Making friends

    For a paper copy of this newsletter, download and print Barnet Senior Insider 4 PDF (PDF 293kB, 4 sides A4)

    Three ladies at a table with mugs

    IN THIS ISSUE

    • Living in a digital world
    • Tips to protect you against scams
    • Bedtime Routine
    • Steps for staying steady
    • Life After Stroke
    • Living with cancer
    • Life is for living
    • Out & About in Barnet

    Continue reading “Barnet Senior Insider, Issue 4 (January / February 2016)”

    Barnet Senior Insider, Issue 3 (November / December 2015)

    The guide for senior citizens in Barnet

    • Keeping well • Keeping safe • Staying active • Making friends

    For a paper copy of this newsletter, download and print BSA Newsletter 3 PDF (PDF 297kB, 4 sides A4)

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    IN THIS ISSUE

    • Keeping Warm this Winter
    • Is your home at risk of fire?
    • Keep safe and stay scam aware
    • Keep well get vaccinated
    • Love, care and safety for pets
    • Singing for the brain
    • Dementia Cafes in Barnet
    • Future care planning

    Continue reading “Barnet Senior Insider, Issue 3 (November / December 2015)”

    Barnet Senior Insider, Issue 1 (July/August 2015)

    The guide for senior citizens in Barnet

    • Keeping well • Keeping safe • Staying active • Making friends


    …For mainly those people aged 55 or over

    Barnet Seniors’ Assembly are delighted to launch a newsletter for those people mainly over the age of 55 in Barnet. This newsletter aims to give older people practical information about local services, support, events, places to go and things to do that could interest and help them to:

    • enjoy good health and wellbeing
    • help themselves
    • stay safe
    • maintain their independence
    • stay active
    • have fun
    • meet people

    Hoping to see you out and about in Barnet!

    For a paper copy of this newsletter, download and print BSA Newsletter 1 PDF (PDF 372kB, 4 sides A4)

    IN THIS ISSUE

    drinks with straws

    • So what’s NHS 111?
    • Is your home at risk of fire?
    • Dementia support in Barnet
    • Community services offered
    • Barnet University of the Third Age
    • Barnet Seniors Assembly
    • Out and About in Barnet


    Continue reading “Barnet Senior Insider, Issue 1 (July/August 2015)”