Ageing Well Information and Involvement Forums 2016-17

Ageing Well in Northumberland is hosting a number of Information and Involvement Forums through 2016 and into 2017. These are informal groups open to anyone enjoying later life, or caring for an older relative or friend in Northumberland.

Each session has a main topic for discussion, and you can also get updates about current local activities, have a say in health or social care issues and meet a range of professionals who can help you.

All sessions are dementia friendly and venues are wheelchair accessible.

Ageing Well forums near you…

North:   Alnwick Garden, Denwick Lane, Alnwick, NE66 1YU.      

Blyth Valley:  The Central Methodist Church, Beaconsfield St, Blyth, NE24 2DP.     

Central:   AgeUK Northumberland, Round House, Ashington, NE63 9JZ.  

West:   The Torch Centre, Corbridge Road, Hexham, NE46 1QS.   

 

Here are the topics – please ring for details and dates as below.

  • Staying active and looking after your health.
  • Keeping safe.    
  • How to get help when you need it.
  • Understanding dementia.
  • Practical solutions within the home.  
  • Coping with change.  
  • Planning for the future – financial and legal matters.

All sessions are held from 2.00pm till 4.00pm.

You are welcome to come along, attend any or all sessions you choose, no need to book. Professionals working with older people are also very welcome to attend, why not bring someone you support with you?

We welcome people living with long term health conditions and, if necessary, can arrange transport to help you attend.   Please come along, or for more information contact:   Involvement & Service Development Team  01670 629000  

For more information on Ageing Well activities see Golden Guide page 6 and ad on page 8.