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      • Memoir Writing
        • 14 Jul 2021
        • Age Concern Wellington
        • People think about memoir writing for many reasons – some, like Michelle Obama, are approached by a publisher and asked to ‘write’ it (sometimes with help).
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      • Annette and Friends
        • 17 Jun 2021
        • Age Concern Wellington
        • As Christmas approached, Annette felt the need to help those who may be alone over the holidays.
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      • Walking in Lower Hutt
        • 17 Jun 2021
        • Age Concern Wellington
        • When Jeanette first volunteered with Age Concern Wellington Region for the Companion Waking Service, she didn’t really know what to expect.
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      • No Need to Miss Out on Walking
        • 13 May 2021
        • Age Concern Wellington
        • Are you starting to feel your walking days are coming to an end? Do you worry that your age/disabilities are discouraging you from enjoying our lovely waterfront or Wellington’s interesting attractions? Well, with Age Concern Wellington Region’s Companion Walking Service, there is no need to be missing out. The Companion Walking Service aims to improve the lives of older people... Source
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      • Win-Win
        • 2 Mar 2021
        • Age Concern Wellington
        • Win-win Mary* is 85, little, friendly and active. When I joined Age Concern Wellington Region’s Companion Walking Service, I looked forward to walking weekly with her. We live in the same suburb. But after a couple of walks near her rest home and dozens of repetitions of how she was born, schooled and lived all her life in the area, I thought ‘I’m not sure I can do this.’ Shame... Source
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      • Psychological First Aid
        • 10 Feb 2021
        • Age Concern Wellington
        • Psychological First Aid It is now well recognised that traumatic events like floods, earthquakes, and pandemics have an ongoing effect on mental health.
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      • Home Invasion – Keeping Yourself Safe at Home
        • 19 Jan 2021
        • Age Concern Wellington
        • Though rare, home invasions unfortunately do happen from time to time. A recent incident in Karori occurred when the house occupant opened his front door and three masked people charged in, stole from him, and hurt the man. There’s no need to be afraid, but there are a few steps you can take to protect yourself. If someone knocks at your door and you are not expecting a visitor... Source
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      • Coffee Groups Allow Open Discussion
        • 16 Jul 2020
        • Age Concern Wellington
        • As part of Age Concern Wellington’s Connect Programmes, regular coffee groups take place in Wellington City Council social housing complexes.
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      • Your Will
        • 22 Apr 2020
        • Age Concern Wellington
        • Your Will A Will allows you to set out how you want your assets to be dealt with after your death. Anyone of sound mind who is over 18 years can make a Will. Section 11 of the Wills Act 2007 ( the Act) provides the rules around how a Will must signed and witnessed. With the guidance of a lawyer, who can explain how best to navigate the law and allow you provide for your loved ones... Source
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      • Online Sleep Presentation – Questions?
        • 9 Apr 2020
        • Age Concern Wellington
        • Dr Rosie Gibson is a Researcher at the Sleep/Wake Research Centre (Massey University) where she studies sleep changes with ageing and its relationship to health and wellbeing.
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