Vol 16 No. 1 Feb 2011
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QLD State Emergency Service
Up, Up and Away
"I've never flown before," said the nervous old lady to the pilot. "You will bring me down safely, won't you?"
Taylor Street Community Legal Service
The Taylor Street Community Legal Service is a non-profit community service which provides free non discriminatory legal advice to socio-economically disadvantaged people on the Fraser Coast.
Advice is free and all consultations are private and confidential. However due to limited resources and time, there is a maximum of 20 minutes for each consultation.
This Service is available:
All free legal advice sessions are by appointment only!
Are you eligible for a Queensland "Companion Card"?
The Companion Card is designed for people who have a lifelong need for attendant care support in order to attend activities and venues in their community. It promotes fair ticketing and removes a major barrier to participation – the expense of purchasing an additional ticket for their companion.
Card holders present their card when purchasing tickets at participating business venues and activities, pay for their ticket and are issued with a second ticket for their companion at no charge. Business venues and activities affiliated with the program absorb the costs associated with the companion ticket. The companion ticket is exempt from all booking fees. The Companion Card program is not a discount scheme, concession or benefit. However the card can be used in conjunction with any recognised concession cards held by the cardholder.
To be eligible for a Companion Card you must demonstrate that you:
For more information Ann-Maree 41 23 15 54 or 13 13 04
The Maryborough and District Committee on the Ageing Inc
J o k e
A motorist was unknowingly caught in an automated speed trap that measured his speed using radar and photographed his car. He later received in the mail a ticket for $40 and a photo of his car.
Instead of payment, he sent the police department a photograph of $40. Several days later, he received a letter from the police that contained another picture, this time of handcuffs. He immediately mailed in his $40.
Why is Physical Activity Important for all Seniors?
It makes you look and feel better:
Family Support Programme - Centacare Fraser Coast
The Family Mental Health team consists of three Counsellors and a Support worker who can assist the children, parents, spouses, siblings or carers of an individual who has a mental illness such as anxiety, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, etc. The team provides the support and information needed to effect positive changes in family functioning though counselling, family therapy and participation in support groups. Clients can be seen in their home or at an agreed location within their community.
If you wish to make an appointment with one of our Counsellors or with our Support worker, you can contact us:
The counselling and support is free of charge!
The Maryborough and District Committee on the Ageing Inc.
|Monday||U3A||8.30am||Exercise & Marching|
|8.45am||Auction Bridge (Learners welcome)|
|Tuesday||U3A||8.30am||Tai Chi / Exercise|
|SCC||1.30pm||3rd Tuesday Concert $3|
|M'bro||7.30pm||Maryborough/Granville Indoor Bowls|
|Wednesday||U3A||Tai Chi for Arthritis Accredited Tutor (under Dr Paul Lam Programme)|
|9.00am||Tai Chi - Advanced|
|10.00am||Tai Chi - Beginners|
|Friday||U3A||8.30am||Cards 500 and Pool in the Games|
|SCC||1.30pm||Cards 500 and Pool in the Games|
For Further Information Contact:-
|MaDCOTA Project Coordinator||Ann-Maree 41 23 15 54|
|MaDCOTA Hall Booking Officer||Colleen 41 21 01 70|
|U3A Maryborough Inc||Ann 41 22 16 00|
|(SCC) The M'bro District |
Senior Citizens Club Inc.
|Barbara 41 22 25 70|
|(M'bro) Maryborough / Granville |
|Colleen 41 21 01 70|
|Venue:||Senior Citizens' Centre,
333 Alice Street, Maryborough
|Date:||Tuesday 15 February 2011|
|Cost:||$3 - Afternoon tea supplied|
|Concert:||1.30 pm Lucky Door Prize/Raffle|
I know that you believe you understand what you think I said, but I am not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant!
The Maryborough & District Committee on the Ageing Inc.
Last modified Apr 2011.