Calendar

 

Sep
29
Thu
Grief, loss and dementia @ healthAbility
Sep 29 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

This session will be focused on the carer. It will provide an overview of the grief, loss and emotional impact of the changes caused by dementia. It will provide information about the kinds of change and loss experienced with dementia, the ways people may experience and express their grief, and emotional coping strategies for family carers of someone living with dementia.

You will gain knowledge in: your own responses to grief and loss; tools to help with support; networking; and stress managment strategies you can put in place to support your wellbeing.

Oct
4
Tue
Seniors social lunch @ Eltham Community and Reception Centre
Oct 4 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Enjoy a 2 course meal with friends and neighbours with live entertainment from the band Spectrum, featuring Mike Rudd.

Oct
10
Mon
Smart gardening for Seniors @ Thrive Community Garden
Oct 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Learn some tips and tricks for how you can continue enjoying your garden for longer.

Diabetes education @ Diamond Valley Library
Oct 10 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Vanessa will discuss all things regarding lifestyle disease and healthy living tips regarding diet, exercise, stress and sleep.

Presenter: Vanessa.

Oct
13
Thu
Osteoarthritis information session @ Eltham Library
Oct 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

There are good, research-based ways to manage and improve pain levels and function with osteoarthritis.

Presenters: Back In Motion Eltham’s physios Sean and Maddy.

Oct
18
Tue
Smart gardening for Seniors @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Oct 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Learn some tips and tricks for how you can continue enjoying your garden for longer.

Oct
20
Thu
Bone health seminar @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Oct 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

One of the key components of maintaining good bone health and preventing injury in individuals with osteopenia/osteoporosis is exercise. Onero is an osteoporosis treatment, based on exercise designed specifically to prevent osteoporotic fracture by stimulating bone development and preventing falls in at-risk individuals.

Presenter: Gabby.

Oct
25
Tue
Women’s health session @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Oct 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

This will be an interactive session on all aspects of continence and pelvic floor.

Presenter: Cherie.

Oct
28
Fri
Morning melody with Duo Varie @ Diamond Creek Uniting Church
Oct 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Robert Schubert (clarinet) and Akemi Schubert (pianoforte) will present a program of classical music for clarinet and pianoforte.

Nov
23
Wed
Memory concerns, dementia risk factors and prevention strategies @ Eltham Community and Reception Centre
Nov 23 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

There are many services that can help you maintain a good quality of life as you get older.

This session will answer all of your questions about My Aged Care, the services that are available and how to access them.