Spring Assembly – 31 May 2017

Barnet Seniors Assembly Spring Assembly 2017

Free public event on the theme “Ageing well in Barnet”

  • Wednesday 31st May 2017
  • 10.30am – 2.15pm. Registration opens 10am
  • Woodhouse College, Woodhouse Road, Finchley, London, N12 9EY

Buses 134 & 221 stop right outside Woodhouse College. No 43 stops nearby in Friern Barnet. It’s a 5 minute walk from Tally Ho Corner bus station.

  • Talks
  • Movement to music
  • Stalls to browse
  • Networking opportunities
  • Complementary buffet lunch

All Senior Residents are welcome.

RSVP by Telephone: 020 3778 0151 or email: bsabarnet@outlook.com by 17th May 2017

Spring Event Report

people watching a presentationOver one hundred and fifty mainly senior residents of Barnet attended the Barnet Seniors’ Assembly Spring Event held at Woodhouse College in Finchley on the 13th April 2016. The organisers were a little apprehensive as to numbers this time given the new venue. We shouldn’t have been; people turned up soon after 10am and began chatting to friends, old and new over a cup of tea or coffee. Continue reading “Spring Event Report”

Barnet Seniors’ Assembly – 13 April 2016

Free Public Event

  • Wednesday 13th April 2016
  • 10am (Registration) – 2.30pm – Buffet Lunch provided
  • Woodhouse College, Woodhouse Road, Finchley, N12 9EY (Buses 134 & 221 stop outside or 5 minute walk from Tally Ho Corner bus station)

Speakers on :

  • Scams – For-warned is for-armed
  • Patient Matters – Barnet Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Altogether Better – Barnet Ageing Well Programme


Please book on Email: bsabarnet@outlook.com or phone 0203 778 0151

Advocacy In Barnet talk – 23 February 2016

Advocacy In Barnet (AIB) will talk about their Macmillan Cancer project and Advocacy under the Care Act.

  • Tuesday 23rd February 2016
  • 1.30 pm Refreshments for a 2.00 pm start
  • St Mary’s Church Centre, Hendon Lane N3 1TS

Parking available.
By Tube Finchley Central is a 5 min walk. Buses 125, 82,143, 326, 460.

Public meeting, all welcome.

Legal Matters, Social Care – 13 October 2015

A public meeting with two speakers.

  • Tuesday 13 October 2015
  • 1.30 pm Refreshments for a 2.00 pm start
  • Trinity Church Centre, 15 Nether Street, North Finchley, N12 7NN (near Tally Ho)


Samantha Anastasiou, Solicitor.
Speaking about important legal matters including Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Care fees.
Julia Winter, National Development Team for Inclusion.
Speaking about Adult Social Care Services in Barnet.

Barnet Solicitor – 30 July 2015

A Barnet based solicitor will be speaking at our July meeting, organised jointly with Burnt Oak Pensioners Voice.

  • Thursday 30th July 2015
  • 1.30 pm to 3.30 pm
  • North Road Community Centre, 230 Burnt Oak Broadway, Edgware HA8 0AP
  • Speaker: Solicitor with 25 years of experience and expertise in Private Client Law and Older Client Affairs
  • Tea / coffee and biscuits and raffle £1 per strip

Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Probate and Care Fees are just some of the issues that they can help you understand, so if you are concerned about any of these then join us on 30th July when one of their solicitors will answer your questions, and do their best to put your mind at rest.

Living in an Ageing Society, Hendon Town Hall – 28 May 2015

Our first main Seniors Assembly of 2015 (we have two each year) is on the theme “Living in an ageing society”.

  • Thursday 28th May 2015
  • Registration from 9.45 am, finish at 2.30 pm
  • Hendon Town Hall, The Burroughs, Hendon, NW4 4AX (Nearest Underground – Hendon Central; Buses 143, 183, 326)
  • Keynote Speaker: Rabbi Baroness Julia Neuberger DBE
  • Free light refreshments and light lunch will be provided
  • Information stalls to browse

Rabbi Baroness Julia Neuberger is a social commentator who writes and broadcasts on a variety of social and religious issues.

Come along if you would like to find out more about:

  • Changes in care
  • Keeping healthy
  • New things to do

It will be a day of information including free refreshments and a light lunch. Other speakers include:

  • Dr Andrew Howe, Director of Public Health on Keeping Healthy
  • Mathew Kendall, London Borough Barnet on new developments in caring
  • Cllr. Lisa Rutter, Barnet’s Champion for Older People
  • plus presentations on suitable social opportunities and activities available to the over fifties
  • plus information and advice stalls.

All senior residents are welcome but are asked to contact Sue on 07975606943 or email the address on the home page if wishing to attend. Entrance free.

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.

Pharmacist Talk and Library Consultation – 19 January 2015

  • Monday 19th January 2015
  • 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
  • North Road Community Centre, 230 Burnt Oak Broadway, Edgware HA8 0AP
  • Speaker: Local pharmacist Mr Hitesh Patel on “How your Pharmacist can help you”
  • Consultation: “Have your say on Barnet’s future library service” introduced by Helen Sutherland, Commissioning Officer, London Borough of Barnet (background)