Barnet Seniors Insider, Issue 19 (July / August 2018)

Barnet Seniors Insider 19 PDF (July / August 2018) is now available to download here (PDF 362Kb, 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 19

  • Staying cool in a heatwave
  • Tips to keep you cool when it’s very hot
  • Hampstead Garden Suburb U3A
  • Topical talks each month. Open day 4th September 2018.
  • NW7hub Charity
  • The charity runs Mill Hill Library, and organises activities there.
  • Age UK Barnet’s Later Life Planning service
  • Growing older doesn’t come with a manual. We support older people, aged 55 and over to manage and plan for the challenges that ageing brings.
  • Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline
  • The people who most often contact us are families caring for someone with dementia, whether that be Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, or one of the rarer types.
  • Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
  • If someone lacks mental capacity, for example due to having dementia, there may be times when their freedom or independence is restricted in order to keep them safe.
  • Plane Wall
  • An Installation by David Waller and John Waller. Stephens House and Gardens until Saturday 29 September 2018. It is literally a ‘walls of planes’ which offer gentle, visible pathways to the ‘temporary’ sitting rooms and a kaleidoscopic view to the past.
  • Dementia cafés and clubs
  • There are now lots of dementia cafés and clubs in Barnet. A full list of places and times is included.
  • What to do if you have a fall
  • Having a fall could be a sign that something isn’t quite right with your health but often it’s something treatable.
  • Ask Bob
  • What is a Lasting Power of Attorney?
  • #BeScamAware
  • July is National Scams Awareness Month
  • Out and About in Barnet
  • Things to do
  • Advertise from £120
  • Advertising in Barnet Seniors Insider is welcomed, with priority given to local organisations. Advertising space is limited and contributes towards costs.
  • BSA will get FREE donations every time you shop online
  • BSA has signed up to easyfundraising. It’s simple, it’s safe, and it doesn’t cost you a penny.
  • and mentions for…
  • Volunteering with Edgware Child Contact Centre, teaching English at Barnet Southgate College, The Finchley Charities sheltered housing, and The Fremantle Trust care services.

To read the full text of these articles, download the Insider 19 PDF.

Barnet Seniors Insider, Issue 12 (May / June 2017)

Barnet Seniors Insider 12 PDF (May / June 2017) is now available to download here (PDF 434Kb, 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.

We welcome contributions for publication from individuals and community groups. We also accept advertising in the Insider at rates from £120 for a quarter page. Details are in the magazine itself.

Contents of Insider 12

  • Early checks can save lives
Local GP urges residents to take up offer of bowel cancer screening tests
  • Become a Supporter of BSA
Join in with Barnet Seniors Assembly
  • The Club in the Park
Finchley Victoria Bowling Club
  • Healthy Ageing
Five points will help to keep you fit and independent
  • Falls are NOT inevitable
Falls are NOT an inevitable part of getting older. Here are some simple things you can do to reduce the risk
  • Escaping from a fire
Make an escape plan and practice it regularly
  • Carers Week 12 – 18 June 2017
All of us, whatever we do, have a part to play. Right now there are over 30,000 carers in Barnet, looking after older, seriously ill or disabled family or friends
  • Ask Bob
Are there different types of yoga?
  • Getting a Blue Badge
If you have problems with walking or other health conditions that affect your mobility, you may be able to get a Blue Badge to help you park closer to the places you want to go
  • Out and About in Barnet
Things to do
  • And mentions for…
Barnet Safeguarding Adults Board, Valentine Poole Charity and Dementia Cafés

To read the full text of these articles, download the Insider 12 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)

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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

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