Belrose Rotary Bulletin 22 11 2022

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The Bulletin Blurb As I come to my second Bulletin Blurb, it is to be hoped there is inspiration in the National Youth Science Forum for Lilly Watt (below) to launch her to career aims including astronomy. Lots of organisations talk about “investing in people” but Rotary does it. We see it in Rotoractors, and Science Experience attendees, who we invited to the Dutch Club last week. Thanks are due to Kos Psaltis as well as many members who support youth programs. This includes Forest teacher Ben Argue, an alumnus of Belrose Rotary youth programs and now a welcome collaborator as he educates the next generation of Australians. Surely, examples of the four-way test in action! Meanwhile, don’t forget to feed the coffee pod and DV phone boxes and, do alert Directors if you see they are full. Also, please remember the Trees of Joy. Consider taking a card and, if a tree is hiding behind a pile of presents, please take what you can to Carole’s place. And before anybody asks: ‘what part of this is Adam going to do?’ I will sign off; but not before inviting you to the Dutch Club for pizza and board nominations this Tuesday. Cheerio! Adam P a g e | 1 WEBPAGE www.belroserotary.org.au FACEBOOK www.facebook.com/belroserotary


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TREES of JOY As previously advised, our Genrose Ian Stewart Tree of Joy has been in place since last week, with gifts now starting to be deposited. Plus we have had great feedback from a resident's Facebook post last weekend, resulting in many favourable comments. Thursday last, we dressed two trees at Forestway Shopping Centre, one near Woolworths and one near Aldi. Already we have replaced 50 tags since Thursday. Thursday also, we delivered 200 tags to GHD Group for their three offices, On Monday we will be delivering 250 tags to TAL City office, plus 200 tags to Forestville Public School A call out for assistance, should anyone be at Glenrose, can you check the Coffee Pod box for capacity, if over 50% full, please send me a text. Also asking members to check the Tree of Joy Bucket, if more than two gifts, please collect & deliver to Carole Stewart’s front porch bench @ - 11 Everton Rd, Belrose. Chris Brownlee M 0425 342 380 Belrose Rotary Tree of Joy Committee

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ALL SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO COVID-19 BUT PLEASE NOTE The Zoom Host will open a Zoom meeting at 6.45pm for members fellowship and to sort any technical issues. At 7 to 7.05pm the meeting will commence

HEAR YE! HEAR YE!

THE NEXT FOUR WEEKS OF OUR ROTARY CALENDAR OF MEETINGS 22nd November 2022 – Meeting 1811 29th November 2022 – Meeting 1812

Dutch Club - Pizza Night – Board Nominations DG Nina Howard visit – Venue TBA

6th December 2022 – Meeting 1813 13th December 2022 – Meeting 1814

Zoom meeting Dutch Club - AGM

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DOROTHY GILMOUR - Rotary SAFE Families: Elder Abuse Rotary Dunedin's Rosie Creighton introduced Dorothy Gilmour as a “real diamond” and a woman of action. A passionate Rotarian, she is noted for her “onwards and upwards” outlook to life. A philosophy to align with, a woman to be inspired by. Dorothy joined us from Melbourne identifying herself as a Western Islander, to bring awareness about the Rotary SAFE Families Program centred on Family Violence. Our focus, Elder Abuse. What started as a manual and a small tool kit is now 4 films for prevention of family violence in particular its impact on our children and abuse of our elderly. We watched a 20 minute video about elder abuse. I can’t speak for anyone else, I can only comment on how this video jolted me into awareness. I admit I reflected on my behaviour towards my wonderful parents; Do I show them the respect they deserve? Do I need to open lines of communication with them in case they are feeling abused by other family members. Do I regularly ensure their needs are met, that they feel safe and more importantly, still an integral part of our family acknowledged for their wisdom, skills and experience as Head of the Lennon Clan? Dorothy’s personal mission and that of Rotary SAFE Families, is that Rotarians can make a difference through awareness. • • • •

What does abuse look like? How does the abuse manifest? How can you safely intervene while maintaining the dignity and safety of the injured party? How and when to notify specific authorities?

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Elder Abuse can be perpetuated by one’s own children, a trusted family member or friend. This can have a profound and detrimental effect combined with a sense of shame and pain. Often there is a reluctance to report mistreatment due family loyalty to their children. the family name and a fear of the consequences such as visits from other family members especially Grandchildren. Types of Abuse Ageism – aged discrimination, lack of respect, intolerance, impatience Financial – Inheritance Greed Neglect – food, housing, personal hygiene Physical Sexual Medical – over/under medicating Emotional - Social Isolation, denying small pleasures, inflexible routines, denying rights to make or limiting their own choices, questioning competency inducing fear and uncertainty by convincing the elder that they are unable to handle situations. What can you do? • • • • • • • • • • •

Be a Proactive Bystander and Report. Call Out Ageism. Identify and speak out. Signs to Look For Denied access to the victim. Lack of Social Interaction or attendance at previously enjoyed activities. Unexplained injuries. Unpaid bills, unusual or irregular financial activity. Missing items from within the home. Poor hygiene, health needs not attended to i.e. hearing aid, walking stick. Empower yourself to empower the elderly and be part of the prevention. Show Respect. Believe the Elder. Don’t Judge. Open a Dialogue. Support.

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Dorothy’s advice re the “tricky conversation” in light of your elderly relative’s changing situation: "Circumstances constantly change throughout our lives, as we get older these can be harder to accept. Get the Doctor onside. Often a person outside of the family can connect and relay hard to accept information. Disempower the moaner!! Get in first by repeating the behaviour or words upfront. " “Someone with a passion can do almost anything.” With a nod to this inspiring speaker, Allen acknowledged that by watching this video we are already part of the solution. President Neville’s advice “be kind to your kids!” Dorothy's final words: "We are all aging. At the end we all want to be able to say “ I gave it my best shot!”

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