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Care and support services...

 

Upcoming Socials

MARY POPPINS
Big Day Out
Saturday 18 June
The Arts Centre, Gold Coast

Blokes BBQ Casino
Thursday 26 May
Crawford Square

Morning Tea Outing
Friday 27 May
coffee.com Casino

The Male Run
Thurs 2 June
Casino Miniture Railway

Boys Club Casino
Thurs 9 June
Lismore Regional Museum

Care and support in the community

Our social support program provides opportunities for individuals to make and maintain social networks when circumstances limit their ability to get together with friends, travel, or drive a car.

Experts say those who enjoy an active social life often extend their lives by years.

There are an abundance of benefits for socialising other than life extension; stress reduction, a feeling of importance, and a feeling of high self esteem are just a few of the benefits. Getting out and socialising with others is the best medicine we can take in order to live a fulfilled life in our senior years.

Social support can be individually tailored to suit. We can bring a friend or two to visit you or take you to visit someone else, or arrange to meet friends at your chosen venue, and we have a range of regular activities including:

  • Morning Tea Outings: Half day bus trips on the last Friday of every month
  • Big Day Out: Full day outings 3 times a year
  • Local Socials: Lunch in a private home with a small group of people
  • Share a Cuppa: Small groups having a cuppa either in private homes or in local cafes
  • Men’s Group: Social networking for men

Centre Based Social Groups

Kyogle & Casino Seniors Social Day Programs
Seniors Social Clubs provide the opportunity for mental, physical and social stimulation within a group setting.  Seniors is a day with something for everyone, keeping bodies active, minds alert, and spirits high.  There are regular bus trips, entertainers, guest speakers, and a range of activities.  Meals and transport are provided as part of this service.

Banksias - Kyogle runs on a Tuesday at the Kyogle Seniors Centre, from 10.00am to 2.00pm.
Waratahs - Casino is held every Wednesday at the Casino Cultural and Community Centre, from 10.00am to 2.00pm.

Border Ranges Day Club
Northern Rivers Care Connections support the local Kyogle RSL Volunteers to run the Border Ranges Day Club from the Kyogle Seniors Centre on a Monday, starting at 10.00am.

Sunshine Club
Northern Rivers Care Connections support the Kyogle Sunshine Club, a social day club run by local  Volunteers from the Supper Room at the Kyogle Memorial Hall on a Thursday, starting at 10.00am.