Nelson Leader : March 28th 2013
16 THE NELSON LEADER, MARCH 28, 2013 NEWS Advice, from car safety to 'tricky stuff' Tasty: Celebrity chef Richard Till will be a giving a seminar on preparing meals for one or two at next Friday's Age to Be Positive Aging Expo at the Headingly Centre. Expo offers a wealth of information to seniors WHAT, WHERE, WHEN What: Age to Be Positive Aging Expo Where: Headingly Centre, Headingly Lane off Lower Queen St. When: Friday, April 5, 10am till 3pm. Cooking demonstrations by celebrity chef Richard Till, a bike ride along the Tas- man Great Taste Trail and advice on tricky stuff'' will be just some of the things available at the Age to Be Positive Aging Expo at the Headingly Centre near Richmond next Friday. Last year, the expo attracted 2000 people and this year's event promises to be even more popular with a diverse range of stall holders, demonstrations and activities aimed at helping people get the most out of their senior years. Tasman District Council rec- reation adviser Mike Tasman- Jones said there were plenty of groups, clubs, services and gov- ernment agencies that helped peo- ple age positively. The Expo pro- vided the opportunity to meet and talk to them and find out what they do and how to get involved. Mike said there would be 60 stallholders, seminars and demon- strations including DIY demons- trations from the Men's Shed. A cooking demonstration by Richard with the theme of healthy eating and preparing meals for one or two, starts at 12.30pm and is likely to be popular. A seminar titled Talking About the Tricky Stuff will be held from 10.30am till 11.30am and cover wills, living wills, enduring powers of attorney and funerals. The final seminar starting at 2pm will be a question and answer gardening session with Mudcakes and Roses gardening columnist Philippa Foes-Lamb. The expo will also offer free CarFit checks for older drivers to see how well they personally fitted their vehicle. CarFit checks take about 20 minutes to ensure they fit'' their vehicle properly for maximum comfort and safety. Mike said the expo, which has been organised by the TDC with help from Age Concern, Nelson City Council, Primary Health Organisation, Positive Aging Forum, Grey Power and the Min- istry of Social Development, was aimed at senior citizens and their families. Admission is free with compli- mentary tea, coffee and biscuits provided. Lunches can also be purchased at the expo and a free shuttle bus from Sundial Square in Richmond leaves every half hour from 10am to 1.30pm.
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