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4 hours ago - Christchurch

Arvida Good Friends - Home Help and Personal Care/Assistance

Come and join us at our Living Well Centre in Addington for our weekly free events, 'Thinking Well Wednesdays' at 1pm: 4 August Josh Monaghan, Head Chef The Chef Spills - Tips and Tricks for Winter Cooking 11 August Rebecca Harford, Adapted Yoga Meditation and Health and Relaxation 18 August Rebecca Harford, Adapted Yoga Busting Yoga Myths - Why stretching, flexibility and mobility are important to staying steady on your feet 25 August Jessie Snowden, On the Go Physio Falls Prevention Check out our website https://goodfriends.co.nz/whats-on to book or call on 0800 20 41 20. Free space for your group : We'd love to welcome you and your good friends to use our spaces. Call us today to book a fun and free venue for your book club, card playing group, knitting or quilting circle. Call us on 0800 20 41 20 to book!

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Eldernet Gazette

7 hours ago

August Gardening tips from Palmers

Spring is just around the corner! It’s a great time to get the garden tools out of the shed and get a head start on planning and creating your fabulous spring garden. Flower Garden Plant Camellias, Rhododendrons, Hellebores, Azaleas and Daphne while conditions are still cool. Plant new roses in rich, well-drained soil with plenty …

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What is an assessment and what happens when I have one?

An assessment identifies any health issues you have, your wider needs, and whether you qualify for publicly funded support. The type of assessment done in this situation is interRAI, an internationally recognised computer-based assessment programme. It is done by a trained interRAI health professional who is skilled in the area of older people’s health. interRAI assessors may be based at your lo...

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