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Fleet Over-55s Information Day: 24 April

12/04/2023

Fleet Over-55s Information Day: Fleet Library – 24 April 2023 – 10.00-15.00

Information displays, talks and presentations provided by a range of community organisations, health services and care/residential care providers. Free to attend!  All welcome!

To view the full programme please click on this link: Fleet Over 55s Information day leaflet 24.04.23

Programme of talks/presentations below.  To book ahead for any of these talks/presentations please click here.

For more information please contact Sharon West on 01252 815652 to email.

This event has been organised by Hart Voluntary Action in partnership with Hampshire Libraries and as part of the Fleet Area Over-55s Forum activity funded by Hampshire County Council.

Ground  Floor

 

Time

 

Organisation

 

Details

The Makery

10.30- 11.15

Fleet Flower Club

Demonstration on how to make floral designs and what someone could learn at the club.

The Makery

11.25-11.55

Farnborough & District Branch of Parkinson’s UK

What is Parkinson’s? What support and activities the local group provides.

The Makery

12.05-12.20

Home Instead

Care for the elderly and support for carers.

The Makery

12.45-14.00

Minding the Garden (Hart Voluntary Action)

Come and join Minding the Garden’s fun and informal mini-workshop and go away with your very own creation (max no: 12 people)

How to create a simple summer bedding container. Seasonal colour and interest can easily be added to your garden or patio by creating a container with small plants.   

The Makery

14.15-15.15

Fleet Library Singalong Session

Drop-in session:

Singing is good for you; your health and mood can be enhanced through singing, and you can benefit even if you don’t think you can sing. These relaxed sessions are for adults of all ages and will have popular songs from many eras.

 1st Floor

 Time

 Organisation

 Details

Heron Room

10.00-10.30

Citizens Advice Hart

Drop-in session

Heron Room

10.30- 11.15

Right At Home

Dementia Support Programme

Heron Room

11.30-12.15

Versus Arthritis

Presentation about Versus Arthritis and information about Osteoarthritis.

Heron Room

12.40-13.40

Falls Friends (Southern Health NHS Trust)

Falls prevention: common risk factors about why   people fall and what to do about them.

Heron Room

14.00-15.00

Alzheimer’s Society

Drop-in session:

Questions About Dementia? Fay Fremantle (North Hampshire Dementia Support Worker)

‘Ask Me Anything. If I cannot give you an answer, I can help you to find one.

What is dementia? How can symptoms affect behaviour? How to address these behaviours, communication in dementia, and looking after yourself.’

 

 

 

 

 

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