News from Age Concern Canterbury

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Mar 10 2016

A joint initiative to provide information about Community Transport Services is contained in this booklet: :

Apr 21 2016

Do you have questions 
about your Heart Health?
You are not alone -
Come along to our free information session with a cardiac specialist nurse, nutritionist from the Heart Foundation and a heart attack survivor. Ask any questions you have and chat with others who have gone through the same experience.
When: Tuesday 26 April 2016, 7-9pm
Where: Rangiora War Memorial Building
Register: phone Emma on (03)3662112
or e-mail

Apr 06 2016

Senior Chef - Cooking classes for older adults

This FREE 8-week cooking course is for adults over 65 (or nearing 65 with age-related diseases) who are 
living alone or with one other person.

If you know someone who needs help with skill, motivation or confidence to cook for one or two people 
please refer them via the website: Just click on the enrol tab at the top, go to 
‘Canterbury’ and fill out the quick form.

Term 2 courses start in the first week of May in Kaikoura, Kaiapoi, Avonhead, St Albans, Linwood, 
Cashmere, Rolleston and Ashburton.

THANK YOU, for helping to keep older Cantabrians well and in their own homes for longer!

Leah O’Neill

Project Dietitian, Senior Chef Co-ordinator
Healthy Eating Healthy Ageing

03 337 7781

Mar 22 2016

The Canterbury Men's Centre has created a paper based on on line resource listing fun projects that may interest older (and some younger) men. There is an online map that goes with it as well so that men know what is in there area. More info at this link: .

Mar 16 2016

Your life, your health; what matters to you?

Begin planning you healthcare today. Start with a conversation that counts and complete an advance care plan.

Mar 09 2016

Facilitated by Pete Roe and Trish Knight

Two hour workshop designed to raise awareness of mental health issues facing men.

Including personal accounts from two men who successfully manage their mental health.

Christchurch Campus, Great Escape Lounge - Thursday 21 April, 9.00am - 11.00am

Rangiora Hospital (old building) 161 Ashley Street, Parent Education Room - Thursday 21 April, 1.00pm - 3.00pm

For more information contact: or 0272184924.