Originally started as a way of keeping older Canberrans connected to information, services and events in the local community during the 2021 ACT COVID lockdown, Midweek Matters are back for 2022!
Is there a topic you’d love to hear about? Why not share it with us and we will try to make it happen! You can email firstname.lastname@example.org or call our office on 6282 3777 to make a suggestion.
Upcoming Midweek Matters sessions
Be Scam Aware (15 February 2023, 1-3pm)
Join us for Midweek Matters session to learn all about scams – hear about common scams, how to be aware & what to do if scammed.
Tickets are free. Book a free ticket here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/midweek-matters-be-scam-aware-tickets-475998523397.
Aged Care – what you need to know (8 March 2023, 1-3pm)
Not sure about the aged care system? Join us for an informative session with COTA ACT’s Housing and aged care advisory service, Services Australia’s Financial Information Service and the federal Department of Health to find about all about residential aged care.
Learn about what you need to know about admission to residential aged care, costs, approved providers and the current aged care reforms.
Bookings opening soon.
Managing your Medicines (16 November, 1-3pm)
Did you know that good medicine management may reduce your chances of mishaps that can cause side effects or interactions.
Hear from a registered pharmacist and find out about: Risks of taking multiple medicines – How to manage risks – Storage – Medicine Reviews – Disposal – Questions you should ask about your medicines Pain Support Australia will also be in attendance what pain is, how it affects people living with chronic pain, and the role pharmacists working in the community can play to help them live better fuller lives.
Legal matters as you age (19 October, 1-3pm)
Join us for a free seminar and find out all about the legal matters you should address as you age and where you can get support if you need it.
Hear from experts at Chamberlains Law, Care Legal and Legal Aid and find out about:
- Wills/Estate Planning
- Enduring Power of Attorney
- Contracts between family members (eg moving in with your kids)
- Granny flat schemes
- And more
For more information contact email@example.com or 02 6282 3777.