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New Technology Courses

Age Concern Canterbury is hosting some technology workshops for seniors. The first of these – Digital Introductory – begins on Tuesday October 13th at our office on 24 Main North Road.
This course is designed for seniors who want to use digital technologies to pursue hobbies, find the right digital device, communicate with family and friends, and become more independent online.
The course is run over 4 x 2 hour sessions and is free.
Register through this website
or contact Greg or Lynda on 0212175446
or Age Concern Canterbury 03 366 0903



New Exercise Course for Older Adults

We pleased to announce that due to help from the Strengthening Communities fund the first ever RGM course for over 65s will be launched on October 28th at the Age Concern office in Papanui. The Ronnie Gardiner Method (RGM) is an innovative, multi-sensory exercise session for the brain and body, in which rhythm, music, verbalisation and movement are used to stimulate both cognitive and motor skills. The session is a lot of fun and can be done seated or standing. The course is $30 for 8 weeks and a place must be reserved. If you want more information please give Kris a call on 021 2628886 or email