Crawley

Notice Board

Publications of interest to Crawley U3A members.
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AGEING WELL DAY

At K2 Crawley, Thursday 20th June, 12.30 to 4.00 pm
Click the title for details.

THE THIRD AGE TRUST AGM 2019

The Third Age Trust AGM 2019 will be held on Thursday 29 August in the East Midlands Conference Centre in Nottingham.

U3As have until the 26 April to submit proposed resolutions with supporting statements. They should be submitted to:
The Company Secretary, Samantha Mauger, The Third Age Trust 52 Lant Street London SE1 1RB.

If any Crawley U3A member submits a proposed resolution, please send a copy of it to the Crawley U3A %Secretary Anita Wright at secretary@crawleyu3a.org.uk

PATIENT ROUNDUP

NHS Commissioning Alliance - Crawley, East Surrey, Horsham and Mid Sussex

STAYING SAFE ONLINE

West Sussex County Council - elmformation - The Online reference library.

DIRECTORY - CRAWLEY OLDER PEOPLE

The directory includes information on services, support, activities and help available for older people in Crawley. Paper copies of the Directory are available free at the Town Hall, the K2 Wellbeing Office, the Hawth, Crawley and Broadfield libraries and GP surgeries and pharmacies. To download an electronic copy click the heading.

CYBER SECURITY

The National Neighbourhood Watch Scheme offers advice for computer users to protect themselves against cyber crime. For more information on cyber security click on the links below:

Cyber Crime PreventionCyber Scam HelpWHICH Security Software

CRAWLEY WELLBEING

WB-Logo Crawley Wellbeing offer a varied programme of exercise and advice to suit all ages, as well as diet and lifestyle information, including alcohol advice, See Alcohol Aware Leaflet. They offer free wellbeing checks for Crawley residents. Go to Get Healthy for more details.

There is a wide selection of weekly health walks, details of which may be found in the Walks Programme. The pace of these walks is matched the walkers’ capabilities. There is no need to book. Just turn up and enjoy!

The Crawley Wellbeing Over 50s programme offers a number of different activity classes including:

  • Beginners ballet
  • Tai Chi (Led by the Taoist Tai Chi Society)
  • Swoove Groove (A Swoove Dance fitness class)
  • Wellbalanced (Falls Prevention class)
  • Wellbeing in the Park (Go to Worth Park)

For more information about these courses please contact Jacqui Thatcher on 01293 585350 or pop into the Wellbeing Hub located on the ground floor of K2, Pease Pottage.

Crawley Wellbeing is also looking for volunteers to help deliver their programme and provide support to participants. More details can be found here Volunteering.

For more details about all of the opportunities offered see Crawley Wellbeing.

MIND FOCUSING TECHNIQUES FOR THE OVER 65s

Ronald Zammit from Southampton university is investigating how different mind-focusing techniques impact on how people aged 65 and over think about their bodies' appearance and functioning.
Are you interested in taking part? Click the title for further details.

IMPROVISED COMEDY WORKSHOPS

Horley U3A - First Monday of the month, 2-4pm.