Live Well Live Longer Expo - What to see, taste, hear and do!

Posted on: Tuesday 05 March 2019

The Community Care TASMANIA Live Well Live Longer free Expo will have a fantastic line-up of things to see, taste, hear and do. Check out the current list below. And there's more to come!! Join the 4 Roses Ladies at the Punchbowl Christian Centre from10am on Wednesday, April 17. Let's live the best life we can!

Aged and NDIS Home Care as well as Residential Care

  • Need to understand Home Care Packages? Talk to the experts at Community Care TASMANIA.
  • Need help understanding and accessing the NDIS, and want to know what else is available to support you? Talk to BaptCare your NDIS local Area Coordinator.
  • Residential Aged Care: What are your options and what will it cost?’ Emily Dent from Elm Retirement will tell you.
  • Who helps support unpaid family and friends caring for others? Ask Carers Tas.
  • Caring or working with someone with Dementia? You can experience what their world looks like through Enabling EDIE (Educational Dementia Immersive Experience), Dementia Australia’s virtual reality technology.
  • Need equipment to help with your health or mobility issues? Talk to local expert provider McLean Healthcare.

Food, Activities and Entertainment

  • You’ve seen them on the telly, you’ve heard them on the radio, now you can meet the three ladies featured in the Four Roses Flour ad in person and bake a cake with Lexie Young, Sandra Atkins & Jan Atkins.
  • Learn how to make biscotti from an expert, and one of Community Care TASMANIA’s clients, Mrs Antonietta Bolzonello.
  • All Food Coaching's Alison Gandy will show you how to prepare quick & easy delicious dishes from scratch, and how to store & rotate foods to avoid waste
  • Join an impromptu human orchestra conducted by Victoria Wentworth Ware.
  • Listen to the Ukuladies strum their stuff.
  • Paint a canvas, play a drum, or create mind-stimulating activities that will help improve cognitive recognition for people with dementia with Art Therapist Victoria Wentworth Ware.
  • Croquet anyone? Try your hand at a sport suitable for just about anyone!
  • Could you save a life? Check your CPR & First Aid skills with St John Ambulance.

Looking after yourself and others

  • Want more ‘friendship, fellowship and fun’ in your life? Talk to Probus (Norwood Ladies.)
  • Neck in a knot? Let Wendy Thomas’ Hands of Inspiration unwind you.
  • The Natural Alternative-Tas Essential Oils team show you how the right essential oils make your home toxin free and keep you and your family happy and healthy
  • How fit are you? Ask the Physiofit experts to show you some simple fit-for-purpose exercises.
  • What did you say? Get a free hearing test from Australian Hearing.
  • Blocked ears? Get a free earwax check from an Earworx professional.
  • Put your feet in the hands of the Launceston Podiatry Clinic.
  • Talk to Diabetes Tasmania on how to prevent & reduce the impact of diabetes
  • Early detection and the National Cancer Screening Programs are crucial to finding cancer early. Find out why with Ella from Cancer Council Tasmania and Mary from McGrath Foundation.
  • Reduce your risk of a stroke: find out how and have a heart screening test from the ‘What’s your beat’ UTAS research team.
  • Dying to Talk? Pick a card with Palliative Care Tasmania that will help you.
  • Prioritise your values to sort out what you want and don’t want at end of life· Have your say and protect your rights! Advocacy Tasmania will help you understand your options.
  • What to stay healthy, happy and connected? Find out what the YMCA offers
  • Want to be part of something bigger? see how you can help the Rotary Club of Youngtown support Disaster Aid Australia, a Rotary Humanitarian Aid Project
  • Is your Will sorted? Talk to Bleyer Lawyers for yours & your family’s peace of mind

Careers in Care

  • What does it take to be a support worker? Chat with CCT’s experienced support workers and case managers to see if this is the career for you.
  • Want to work as a support worker? Talk to CVGT Australia to find out how.
  • Get your super working harder with a super specialist.
  • Find out how Newport & Wildman can support you & your wellbeing in the workplace.