Free event aims to help people live well for longer

Organisations from across the Malvern Hills district will come together to showcase their services to help residents age well and live independently for longer.

The Living Well for Longer event will be held from 10am to 1pm on 10 October at The Regal Cinema in Tenbury Wells.

The free event has been organised by Malvern Hills District Council as part of Malvern Hills and Wychavon Wellbeing Week 2019 which will run from 7 to 13 October.

It will offer a variety of workshops, activities, blood pressure checks, as well as refreshments.

The timetable is as follows:
  • 10am-1pm- Marketplace
Stalls include Citizen's Advice Bureau, Reconnections, West Mercia Police and Stroke Association.

  • 11am-11:30am- Suicide Prevention Talk by Rachael Leslie, Consultant in Public Health
The event is in support of World Mental Health day which this year has a focus around Suicide Prevention.

  • 11:30am-12:30pm- Dementia Friends Session
Learn more about dementia and how you can help to create a dementia friendly community.

  • 12:30pm- Health Walk
A slow paced 30-45 minute walk for all abilities around Tenbury Town Centre.

Cllr Natalie McVey, Portfolio Holder for Housing and Health at Malvern Hills District Council, said: "As part of our commitment to improving people's health and wellbeing, we are keen to raise awareness of the support that is on offer within the Malvern Hills district. This free event is an invaluable resource for our community which aims to help people live well for longer." 

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