Blaby District Older Persons’ Forum – Annual General Meeting

senior citizensAnyone aged 50 years or over and living in Blaby District have an opportunity to have their say and keep informed about local issues and services that affect them.

Simply come along to a meeting of the Blaby District Older Persons’ Forum!

The next one is the Annual General Meeting taking place on Monday 3 March from 2pm until 4pm at the main council offices in Narborough.

The AGM will be an opportunity to review the achievements of the forum for the last year as well as plan what to focus on during 2014-15.

Chair of the Older Persons’ Forum, Cllr Marian Broomhead, said:

“The meetings provide an opportunity for you to get lots of useful information and advice as well as share any knowledge you have about local services or community groups. We’re a friendly and relaxed group and we are always keen to welcome new members.”

During the past 12 months, a range of different speakers have been invited to cover the following issues:

  • Keeping warm and budgeting during the winter months
  • Free health checks and nutritional information
  • Carers’ support services including dementia awareness
  • Crime and personal safety
  • Overcoming isolation and local support groups
  • Welfare Reform
  • Seated exercise session
  • IT support

The forum can help if you need transport assistance to attend.

For more information please contact Zoe Coulson at
strategic.partnerships@blaby.gov.uk
or telephone 0116 272 7566.

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