With just FOUR DAYS until our FREE “Age Is Just A Number” event on Tuesday 1st October, we’re delighted to be featured in the Falkirk Herald this week!
As the article says, under the day’s theme of “Keeping Safe and Well in Your Community”, we have a large range of local organisations and groups attending the event, held in our fantastic venue at Falkirk Trinity Church, Manse Place, Falkirk, FK1 1JN.
We can also confirm that British Sign Language (BSL) interpreters will be available at the event 11am – 1pm for anyone in need of their services.
We’ll have a range of activities and stalls from organisations and groups working throughout Falkirk:
- Action on Hearing Loss delivering hearing checks in the morning
- Age Scotland
- Braveheart Association with details on how to find healthy walking and social groups throughout the wider Falkirk area
- the Care Words project
- the local Community Safety Team
- Contact the Elderly
- Cycling Without Age (CWA) Falkirk
- Denny and Dunipace Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB), representing bureaux from across Falkirk
- Falkirk and Clackmannanshire Carers Centre
- Falkirk District Association for Mental Health (FDAMH)
- Falkirk Libraries with hearing aid battery replacements for those who bring their little yellow book from the Audiology Department
- Falkirk’s Community Link Workers
- our local First Responders
- Forth Valley Sensory Centre’s new “Making Sense of Energy Saving” project
- Forth Valley Top Toes
- NHS 24
- the new Older People’s Network
- Outside the Box
- Pharmacy First and the Falkirk Public Partnership Programme
- Police Scotland with anti-ATM fraud and general financial safety tips
- the Royal Voluntary Service (RVS)
- Self Directed Support Forth Valley and the Forth Valley Independent Living Association (ILA)
- Solicitors for Older People Scotland (SOPS) with info on Power of Attorney
- Strathcarron Hospice
- Stroke Association Scotland with blood pressure checks in the afternoon
- University of the Third Age (U3A) Falkirk with opportunities for participation in lifelong learning
So if you or someone you know wants to make plans for when they’re older, or is looking for information on things to do, why not come along? The Church café will be open for the whole event where you can treat yourself to a cup of tea and nice biscuit, and we’d love to have you.
We’re looking forward to seeing you all there on Tuesday 1st October, 10am – 2pm at Falkirk Trinity Church – drop in at any time.
For further information, please contact Laura Jamieson by phone: 01324 692003, or email: email@example.com