Newsletter 5-5

Volume 5, Issue 5  November-December, 2021

In this Issue:

End of Year Break
Scam Awareness Week
Seniors Festival 2022
Our Great Team
Happy festive Season to all

Download as PDF LC Newsletter Vol 5 Iss 5

End of Year Break

Our free weekly Dropin Sessions in the Illawarra. close mid-December to the end of January 2022. Meanwhile there will be sessions at Warilla Neighbourhood Centre on January 17, 24 and 31 at 2-3:30pm and Albion Park Rail, Ash Ave Jan 19, 10-11:30am

Home will stop until Jan 17, 2022. Regular weekly Zoom groups have stopped but 1-on-1 Zoom help can be booked by contacting us. 

Scam Awareness Week – The Great Debate
Living Connected took part in Scam Awareness Week 2021 ( 8-12 Nov).
We organised a Debate on the topic “Online Banking is safer and better than traditional Banking”.  You can watch this on our Youtube Channel.

Opening up everywhere in 2022
In the Illawarra, our weekly sessions at Woonona-Bulli RSL, Fairy Meadow and Unanderra will resume first week of February 2022. Monthly Sessions at Albion Park Community Centre in Russell St will be held every 4th Wednesday from February 23 at 10am and on the 3rd Wednesday at Albion Park Rail Across our whole network, home visits and individual Zoom Help can be booked from January 17, 2022, with Zoom sessions free of charge.
Your first home visit is free, but a cost will be incurred thereafter. Discounts are available for pensioners and those with home care packages, who can pay through a home care package by arrangement with the provider.
In the Shoalhaven, we will work with existing partners IRT and start an exciting new venture with young mentors and their families at the soccer club – more soon.
In the Eurobodalla and Southern Highlands, we will be having discussions with our partners on when and where we can resume free Dropin sessions in 2022.  Please contact us if you are interested.

Seniors Festival 2022
The NSW Seniors Festival will take place from March 25 to April 3, 2022. and this year’s theme is “reconnect”.  Living Connected will hold festival events throughout our network on a related theme “Apps for Reconnecting”

Our Great Team
For 2 years, the Living Connected team faced the unexpected challenges of the pandemic. The team helped people learn to use their digital devices to deal with the isolation that came with lockdowns, and the restrictions imposed as we open up. We have received wonderful feedback from many helped. Some of our team got together and shared a few pizzas after our AGM to celebrate our successes and contribution to the community.

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