Barnet Senior Insider, Issue 6 (May / June 2016)

Barnet Seniors Insider 6 PDF (May / June 2016) is now available to download here (PDF 650kB, 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 6

  • The State Pension is changing
  • If you reached the State Pension age after the 5 April 2016, you’ll receive the new State Pension
  • Interested in volunteering?
  • Ever thought of giving some of your time to help others in the community?
  • SweetTree Fields Farm
  • Outdoor activities in Mill Hill
  • Carers Week
  • 6-12 June 2016. Raising awareness of caring and its challenges, and recognising the contribution that carers make
  • Outreach Barnet
  • A short‐term support service that works with people who have housing related support needs
  • Dementia Awareness
  • Not just memory loss
  • Out and About – Personal Theft!
  • Keep your bag zipped
  • Barnet Shared Lives
  • Carers who are paid to host an adult in their own home
  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
  • Install a carbon monoxide (CO) alarm
  • Some tips from a GP
  • Be prepared for your appointment
  • Ask Bob
  • Diagnostic imaging – PET scans, ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Out and About in Barnet
  • Things to do
  • Advertising in the Insider
  • From £40 for 64mm x 45mm to £120 for a quarter page

    Keep Warm and Well – 23 March 2015

    Hear about different schemes under the Winter Well project that offer advice, grants and emergency equipment mainly aimed at assisting vulnerable and elderly people in Barnet.

    • Monday 23rd March 2015
    • 1.30 pm Refreshments for 2 pm meeting
    • Trinity Church Centre, 15 Nether Street, North Finchley, N12 7NN (Near Tally Ho — map)
    • Speaker: Jessie Drysdale, Project Officer Private Sector Housing, Environmental Health, London Borough of Barnet
    • For further details email the address on the home page or just turn up

    This is a public meeting, and non-members are welcome. No need to book.